With a recording studio for a playground, Ray could afford to jam with musicians and record their experiments and inspirations. One such playtime nugget, a jam between Ray and his tenor saxman Andy Ennis, was called “Booty Butt,” ’cause that’s a nickname I like to call certain people,” explained Ray. It made it to #31 in the Pop Charts. My Kind Of Jazz is Ray’s band in the studio, playing and recording together with new technology, a modern 8-track recording console built by his new recording engineer David Braithwaite, a onetime apprentice of Tom Dowd.
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