We are extremely grateful to Ray Lindsey of the Pennsylvania Ballet. for his kind donation of music for our ballet workshops in Gambia, West Africa.
Ray Lindsey has played for dance companies all over the United States, including Kansas City Ballet, Minnesota Dance Theater, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and currently Pennsylvania Ballet.
Besides piano, he also plays mBira, violin, xylophone, guitar, harp, and various other instruments. His styles range from classical to blues to jazz to African and other world music.
In addition to playing the works of other composers, he has composed many of his own pieces including numerous works for modern dance choreographers.
Teachers and inspirations include George Salisbury, Kansas City jazz pianist; Trudy Pitts, Philadelphia jazz pianist; Baby Gramps, eccentric Seattle ragtime guitar player; and Aaron Bebe, Ghanian xylophonist
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