I was lucky enough to be squeezed into a day long press junket with Brian Ray, who is promoting his new record, “CRASH BOOM BANG!” with his band The Bayonets. Frankly, I was a little nervous. I mean this is the guy that’s been standing on stage next to Sir Paul McCartney for the last 15 years. That is no small feat. I
I’m pretty new at this journalism stuff, and I feared for the worst…and through the ‘miracle’ of modern technology, I was not disappointed. I had some technical difficulties with my recording set up, and had to bumble around to get it right. Brian was more than kind and understanding, and above all patient. I finally got everything working and we had a lovely conversation about his musical journey, his guitars, and working with his band mate Oliver Leiber and JEM Records to put out the new album with The Bayonets.
Tune in on Thursday, May 18th at 7 PM and listen to my interview with Brian. We will be celebrating the official release of “CRASH BOOM BANG!” by playing the whole record after the interview. Listen to the stream at http://www.woodyradio.com
The record and other merchandise can be purchased at: www.thebayonets.com
Written by Kim Olin