Raymond Bally is a NJ singer-songwriter-guitarist, and leader of the Ray Bally Band/ Bally Family Band. With a musical style blending aspects of rock & roll, folk, punk, jazz, country, and new wave, Ray is one of the more unique artists on the scene. His original songs include 'Splendor & Hoax', 'Will You Kiss Me', 'Elusive Love', and more. He has released such albums as Nature of Love and Faker, as well as recent EP BodyMysterySplendor. With ex-Liquid Liquid member Dennis Young, Ray is one-half of electric guitar duo Bally-Young. Other collaborators include jazz guitar great Bern Nix (Bern Nix Quartet, Ornette Coleman), emcee/writer/radio personality Jack Silbert, and musician/guitar-maker/producer Chihoe Hahn.
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Seth performs as a solo act and with his own trio in many clubs, restaurants, concerts, hotels, senior centers, nursing homes, hospitals, casinos, etc. as well as working with many other bands and artists.
He has performed with many established artists and groups such as Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, The The Crystals, The Platters, The Drifters, The Tokens, The Marvellettes, Dickie Lee, Speedo &The Cadillacs, The Shangri-Las, The Coasters, Joey Dee & The Starlighters, Buddy Guy, Carey Bell, Big Jack Johnson, Lovie Lee, Pinetop Perkins, Johnny Christian, Johnny Dollar, Michael Coleman, Buster Benton, Little Mike & The Tornados, Lester Chambers (lead Singer for the Chambers Brothers), The Holmes Brothers, Sugar Blue, Jimmy Dawkins, Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater, Hip Linkchain, Byther Smith, Sticky Fingers, The Flamingos, The Teenagers, The Duprees, The Excellents, The Earls, The Skyla Burrell Band, Liz Mandeville, Zora Young, Shemekia Copeland, and many others.
Musical director for The Crystals, he has performed with pit bands for theatrical productions: Hair, Back Bog Beast Bait, Marat Sade, Homeboy, Rita Holly, Credo. Seth has also recorded with several artists including: Moses Lewis, Chicago Daily Blues, Something Blue, The Stops, Debbie Beryl, The Big Red Roosters, and Sylvia Pilar.