Chasing Chance (remix)

Every moment is another chance to take a chance. Everyday we rise we should seek to chase chances. You have a chance today to get closer to what you want. You have a chance to move closer to the life you wish to live. This song was written/recorded about 4 years ago with Jesse Fischer […]

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  • June 12, 2019
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See It. Touch It. Taste It. Do It.

See it. Touch it. Taste it. Do it. I am guilty of overthinking.  I come from a rational place. I grew up around mostly people who did what they were ‘suppose’ to do, and I was taught to do the logical thing. 1+2=3. This plus that will give you a certain outcome, but some things […]

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  • March 29, 2019
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Maybe I

“The truth is that I have insecurities. I have doubt. I am indecisive, because of many reasons. When it comes to love, I’ve messed up and missed the mark. In all of my indecisiveness, the truth remains. I ask questions, but many things are not clear still. What do I want? What do I really […]

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  • October 12, 2018
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Free With Me

So I have been thinking a lot about togetherness, acceptance, and unity. “Wash My Back” was created from this space of thought. There is such division in our world, and I want to create music that is inclusive.  “Free With Me” is a song that was created out of a bass line that was played […]

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Wash

Wash: (of flowing water) carry (someone or something) in a particular direction This world is in need of cleansing, and it starts with us. One by one, we can be cleansed. From the leaders of this ‘free’ world to the middle-classed mother to the homeless man on the corner to the baby in diapers, one […]

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Welcome To My New Website

I am so grateful to share my new website with you.  Thank you Kenal Louis for seeing the vision. If you have been following my music career, you may know that I have had the same website for a long time. So often we can stick with things just because it’s familiar, but this isn’t […]

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Keep Twinkling

Time flies. I can remember first putting this website together with the help of a great artist named Kenal.  I was so excited. My very own website!…wow! 🙂  The world has truly evolved since. Now, I am making plans to redo this website. I am thinking about the new things on the horizon for ‘Thurston […]

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Thank You & Next Show

Thank you everyone who came out to see us at the Groove in NYC this week. Next show: June 21 – 5PM – Nelson Mandela Community Garden  for ‘Make Music New York’ – Harlem, NYC xoxo, Thurston Ray

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Happy New Year

We are not in 2018!  Wow….where did the time fly? I am grateful for each of you. 2017 was a year of growth and knowing that I can/we can!  Let’s keep the positive energy flowing in 2018 and know that all things are still possible.  I can’t wait to share some new things with you […]

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E m b r a c e

Thank you to everyone who has embraced “Embrace”.  This project has meant a lot to me. It was the first time I have recorded with my own band. This is the first time I have recorded with out one specific producer. I was forced to see myself in a new way. Of course, I could […]

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Thurston Ray at the American Folk Art Museum

We are ’embracing’ this moment and all that comes with it. I am excited to be performing at the American Folk Art Museum in NYC on Oct. 20th. The show starts at 5:30pm. We share the stage with two other acts, Cordelia Stephens & Jesse Tillers. Please come out! I want to see your lovely […]

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‘Embrace’ the EP is here!

‘Embrace’ is here! Embrace is everywhere. Please search for it, but here are some popular links to preview and purchase the CD. You can purchase the new CD and have it sent to you or download it here: http://cdbaby.com/cd/thurstonray2 ‘Embrace’ is on itunes/Apple music here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/embrace-ep/id1279311730  ‘Embrace’ on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Embrace-Thurston-Ray/dp/B075DGL8QQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1504893717&sr=8-1&keywords=embrace+thurston+ray ‘Embrace’ on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/album/3mhgc04SeA7RHL0yfks7RO   […]

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E M B R A C E

Thank you everyone who came out to Club Groove last week! September is around the corner and we are finally planning to fully release the new EP/CD – Embrace! We are also kicking off this new music with 2  live shows: Friday, Sept. 8th – 9pm at The Way Station- 683 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY  […]

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New Dates, New Things…on the way!

New Performance Dates!!!   – New things are coming soon. Stay posted.  –Thurston Ray   DATE:  Wednesday,  8/16/17 TIME:  7:30-8:30 pm DETAILS:   Thurston Ray back at ‘Club Groove’, NYC – More Info to Come!!! Click here for more details! _____________________________________________________________________________________ DATE:  Friday,  9/8/17 TIME:  9:00 pm DETAILS:   Thurston Ray back at ‘The Way […]

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New Single: “I’m Here”

Today, I want to introduce a new song to you. Being vulnerable is not easy, but I am so grateful that “I’m Here“. Please take a listen. I hope you enjoy. “Everybody wants to be heard. Everybody wants to be seen, and I just want to know that you know that I’m here.”   -Thurston Ray https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-o7GH5Bplw   xoxo […]

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This Week New Single Premiere

Hey People! I am sharing a new single this week, and I am excited to share a piece of what/ we have been working on. This track will take you back and hopefully have you feeling really good.  Stay tuned in the for single “I’m here”. Please follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thurstonraymusic/ Feels good to be […]

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New Things Coming

Hello. Thank you for continuing to support ‘Thurston Ray’. As I am recording, I am reminded by the many people who have reached out to me. I appreciate those who gave into my crowd funding campaign. I am excited to share some new things soon. Please stay with me. The best is yet to come. […]

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H A P P Y H O L I D A Y S

Happy Holidays to all of you who continue to support ‘Thurston Ray’. 2017  is approaching, and we’ve got some new things in store. Please stay connected. Again Happy Holidays!  Thank you!  & Happy New Year!   Keep reaching for you best! Thurston Ray Music

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Studio Time

Thank you  E V E R Y O N E  who continues to wait for, encourage, and pray for me and this music.  So many have contributed in many ways. The music is still moving, and everyday I give thanks for a chance to make a dint in my dream.  Everyday we are closer. Until […]

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S T I L L H E R E

The summer is moving quickly, and it’s been a beautiful time to write. I have been writing/creating a lot, and finding ways to record what I’ve written is a beautiful challenge. I am fortunate to work with some talented musicians, and each day I count my blessings that I am still able to do this […]

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O P E N

Today  O P E N yourself  up to something new!  I   O P E N  myself to the new things that today will bring. I believe that I am putting positive energy into the atmosphere, and it’s going to come back to me in a positive way. It may not all look like positive, […]

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April 16th at Club Groove

Thanks to everyone who came out to the show in Brooklyn last week. Let’s keep in flowing! Please hear Thurston Ray  & the band at Club Groove  in NYC – Saturday, April 16th 8-9p. Admission is $5.  This is our first appearance at this historic venue. Please come out and support!  Bring a friend. Have […]

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Two Dates In April

PLEASE mark your calendars. Thurston Ray  has two performance dates coming up in April. Saturday – April 2nd 8-9p – The Way Station, Brooklyn, NY  – We are back again at the fun spot.  Saturday – April 16th 8-9p – Club Groove, NYC  – This is our first show at this well known NYC club! […]

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It’s Our Anniversary

It’s our Anniversary!!!  It’s been a LOVE / HATE situation for years, but the good has outweighed the bad. You have shown me who I am in many ways. I’ve met and learned from so many people and situations, and I feel I’ve just begun. For this I am grateful.  It’s been 10 years with […]

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The Way Station Rescheduled

So our canceled show at The Way Station, due to Saturday’s lovely blizzard, has be rescheduled for Saturday April 2nd at 8pm. We will see you then at The Way Station in Brooklyn. But before then, you can check us in Harlem back at Shrine World Music Venue on Feb. 19th. Make this your ‘Year […]

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Warm It Up Again w/ Thurston Ray

It’s been a moment of change, writing, and preparation. But now it’s time to ‘warm it up again’!  With the new year, comes new energy. It’s time to take more faith steps! Join me & help us warm in up again.  Check out the dates below. We start off in Brooklyn, and then we find […]

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Hello 2016

Hello 2016!  What will you have in store for me?  There are so many things I want to do and see But please don’t let this be all about me Show me new ways that I can give Give me more time  to boldly live And be the love I want to receive Showing the […]

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Thank You – Gratitude

I think it’s time for me to send a big THANK YOU to everyone who continues to support ‘Thurston Ray’ – ME.   I appreciate the love shown at these past NYC shows. I look forward to traveling and sharing this music in other cities. It has been a process, as you can imagine. I […]

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Tonight @ ‘Whynot Jazz Room’ – Whynot?

That’s right! Thurston Ray’s next scheduled show is tonight at the very intimate Why Not Jazz Room. Wednesday, 8/19/15 – 8pm.   Admission is $10. This is a very intimate space, so get there early to secure your seat. Why Not Jazz Room is located at 14 Christopher Street, West Village – NYC 10014 (Very […]

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We still need your help…

Please help Thurston Ray take this music to the next level! Be a part of the movement, and donate to the Crowd Fund to support his upcoming EP! You will be rewarded. Check out the campaign video here!    

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Thurston Ray Breaks the Hiatus – This Saturday in Brooklyn, NY

We are back after a brief hiatus from performing. Join ‘Thurston Ray’ and the band this Saturday, 4/11 – 8pm sharp! at ‘The Way Station‘, 683 Washington Avenue, Prospect Heights – Brooklyn. Admission is FREE! Love donations are encouraged. Check out the Way Station’s Website here   Hear some of the new music before it’s […]

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Relaunch: Thurston Ray Crowd Funding Campaign

Happy April Everyone! Today is a new day, and we are stepping into a new musical chapter and continuing to reach beyond. Today I am relaunching a crowd funding campaign with Indiegogo. This is an opportunity for you, the listeners, to contribute to the making of my new EP, tentatively entitled “Chasing Chances”. I have […]

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