Musician & visual artist Ray Mann has supported Al Green, Tori Amos, Lauryn Hill, Jamie Lidell, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Roy Ayers and many more, and played headline tours and festivals in Australia, Japan, New Caledonia and Europe. Ray was born to Egyptian parents, raised in Sydney, and is now based in Berlin.
The follow-up to Ray’s debut album, The Ray Mann Three (2008), is Sketches (2012), the culmination of an innovative, interactive, online series: The Sketches Project saw Ray create a new song & music video per month, with audience collaboration via social media.
Ray’s self-made music videos have received award nominations and been featured on music television shows and festival screenings internationally, from “Indie of The Week” on Rage (ABC TV Australia), to Billboard Top 40 TV (Japan), to finalist in the Berlin Music Video Awards and VideoBites Festival (Berlin).
Ray’s intimate, soulful voice and unique, distinctive guitar playing have engaged audiences of all sizes, from cosy warehouses and small bars, to festival stages playing to thousands.
Live video: Ray Mann (solo, with toys)
Live video: The Ray Mann Three (Berlin)
Live video: The Ray Mann Three (Sydney)
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