Welcome to raynelson.net.
Take a moment to browse this site and get to know
Ray Nelson, a dynamic musician who is in high demand as both a "legit"
"commercial" trumpet player. Having recorded for motion picture,
television, and radio, Ray has toured across the country and has made
over 350 national television appearances, including Good Morning
America, The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, The Other Half (with Dick
Clark), Good Morning Arizona, and The Home Shopping Network.
A sought after teacher and
clinician, his performance credits include the San Diego Symphony
(one year), the Phoenix Symphony, Ballet Arizona, Music
Theater of Arizona, Phoenix Theater, Arizona Theater
Company, the Phoenix Symphony Brass Quintet, Banff
Center for the Arts Faculty Brass Quintet, the Fiesta Brass,
and the Arizona Brass.
Ray has also performed with the Manhattan Transfer, the Temptations,
the Miracles, Doc Severinsen, Taste of Honey, Peaches
& Herb, Heatwave,
Deniece Williams, GQ, the Manhattans,
the Delfonics, Esteban, Malo, Steve Allen, Suzanne
Somers, and Debbie Reynolds.