Ray Charles Played instruments such as organ, saxophone, piano, alto, clarinet and trumpet. He sold millions of western as well as country records and died ...
For the composer and conductor of the Ray Charles Singers, see Ray ... His playing reflected influences from country blues, barrelhouse and stride piano styles. ... staff pitched in so that Charles could return to Greenville, as he did each summer. ..... rendered instrumentally by other musicians as in the previous five seasons.
Ray Charles was sent away to the state-supported St. Augustine School for the ... Charles admired Clarinet player Artie Shaw so the first instrument he learned ... Charles did this for Martin Luther King Jr. and other groups around the world.