Ray is available for- Solo Shows or Group Performances to track or a live band experience!
Original “Drifters” legend Ray Lewis first stared singing at his local Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio, it was there where he found his unique gift and passion for music by joining the choir. years later Ray trained as an Engineer in the Military, his fellow ship mates would always find themselves in Ray’s company, enjoying his choice of music and smooth vocals that obviously came along with it.
After leaving the Military, Ray was invited to audition for the role of lead vocalist of “The Drifters” and the rest was history! The audition was successful and after signing on the dotted line a new Drifter was born. Ray’s first role was to re-record his classic vocal on many of the Drifters hits, cementing his recognizable voice in the legendary group. Ray enjoyed many years working alongside group members such as Ben E King, Johnny Moore, Joe Blunt, Clyde Brown & Bill Fredericks- to name a few.
Ray enjoyed performing alongside such great names, but new pastures beckoned, and Ray spread his wings to become a solo artist. He moved to the UK, enjoying taking time to start his new solo career.
Ray worked tirelessly hard, winning over a new fan base based simply on Ray Lewis!
To this day Ray enjoys worldwide fame, thanks to his own unique voice, professionalism & charismatic aura. Besides being an original member in “The Drifters”, he is still concentrating on a solo career at present & has performed sell out tours in theatres/venues around the world. On his travels Ray has been associated with great names like, Whitney Houston, Paul McCartney, Carole King, Dianna Ross & Lionel Ritchie!
Alongside Ray’s solo shows, touring extensively around the world, Ray then formed “STILL DRIFTING featuring RAY LEWIS” which consists of 3 other talented vocalists paying tribute to the “Treadwell’s Drifters”, performing classic hits from the iconic group.