Inside Ray's Circle
Trusting Instincts: Ray’s Journey to His First Major Gig
May 25, 2024
In this episode, Ray shares a pivotal story from his early days in the music business, filled with hustle, persistence, and a bit of divine intervention. From mastering new equipment and seeking work while managing a shoe store, to a life-changing opportunity with a renowned group, this journey is all about trusting your instincts and following your dreams. Discover how a series of unexpected events and gut decisions led Ray to land his first big gig and transition into a full-time music career. Tune in for an inspiring tale that encourages you to take risks and believe in your passion.
Produced & Narrated by Ray Brown for
In his music days, Ray went by the name Rae Valentine, a tribute to his step-grandfather whose middle name was Valentine. 

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