Listen to some of Ray’s past performances

Ray playing “For Me” by Lobo. Played on a Getzen C trumpet with BBC Radio Orchestra:


Ray playing “Adagio” by Rachmaninoff. Played on a Bach Bb Cornet with Ila Brass Band:


Ray playing “Aranjuez” by Rodrigo. Played on a Bach flugelhorn with the BBC Radio Orchestra.


Ray playing “Intrada” for trumpet and piano by A. Honegger. Played on a Bach (large bore) Bb Trumpet:


Ray playing with BBC Radio Orchestra. Malcolm Lockyer´s arrangement of “Beside the Seaside”. I borrowed Brian Rankine´s old cornet for this and played in a pastiche style:


Ray playing with the BBC Midland Orchestra – The “Dynasty Theme”:


Ray playing with the Goff Richards Orchestra in Manchester. Goff´s own piece- “One Day”:


Ray playing (and directing) the BBC Radio Orchestra in Manchester with “Live & Let Die”. My arrangement. Played on a Bach Bb flugelhorn:


Ray playing a Getzen flugelhorn with a studio orchestra in London, conducted by Andrew Jackman. Peter Skellern wrote the music (and played the celeste) to this TV Series signature music- “Flesh and Blood”:


Ray playing “Il Silenzio” with the BBC Midland Light Orchestra. For this, I used a Getzen Bb Trumpet- it served me well for many years:

Ray playing the cornet solo, “Rhapsody on Negro Spirituals” by R.S.A., with Birmingham Citadel Band conducted by Bramwell Williams, 1967:

A poor, live recording of Ray playing the cornet solo, “Clear Skies” by Eric Ball, with Birmingham Citadel Band, 1989:

Ray, in rehearsal with Birmingham Citadel Band, playing the cornet solo, “Begon Vain World” by C. Dove.

1971. Getzen Cornet:

A poor live recording of Ray playing the cornet solo “Heavenly Gales” by B. Langworthy. With Birmingham Citadel Band. 1989. Stirling Cornet: