“Ray Manzarek was a great friend and collaborator. He was one of the true rock icons that had heart, intellect and talent.
It was wonderful to make music with him these past 7 years….and I shall miss him.”
- Roy Rogers
“Ballads Before The Rain” , “Translucent Blues” and now in their third collaboration “Twisted Tales”
Ray Manzarek and Roy Rogers continue to integrate great songwriting and arrangements in this unique pairing.
We will be announcing release plans soon. Thanks for your support! Stay tuned…..
“You can hear echoes of The Doors, traces of blues, flashes of jazz and touches of rock. It’s hard to put into words the magical music world they’ve created – but it works.” ~ Pittsburg Post-Gazette
Aloha! If you are in the islands, do not miss Ray Manzarek and Roy Rogers and the band
(Steve Evans on Bass and Kevin Hayes on drums) on tour to 4 Hawaiian Islands in February.
See the Tour Dates tab for more details.
Look for the new release “Twisted Tales” in 2013 – a fantastic collaboration of new songs that merges the sounds of rock/blues and integrates some very interesting stories, images and art. These two amazing musicians have created a plush ‘intoxicating’ new sound that will resonate with global audiences. This collaboration is more than unique – it’s unusual, quirky and just plain fun. There is a full length feature film documentary that has been shooting for more than a year in the works as well. Lots in store for MRB in 2013.
About Manzarek-Rogers Band:
Americana music magazine No Depression wrote of the CD, “The two artists are true masters of their craft and they are at their absolute best here,” while the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said, “You can hear echoes of The Doors, traces of blues, flashes of jazz and touches of rock. It’s hard to put into words the magical music world they’ve created here, but it works.”
The Manzarek-Rogers Band has been wowing audiences with their dynamic live show. Elmore magazine observed about a recent performance, “They tore through a set like they carried the apocalypse in their back pocket. They stomped and swung through a gauntlet of roadhouse-style blues cooled by their wizened years. Rogers’ slippery grit cuts through Manzarek’s indelible bell-toned keyboard like tequila through lime and the result is just as intoxicating.”
This October Ray Manzarek and Roy Rogers will head to the East Coast for a run in New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C., and Sellersville, Pa. This is a rare chance to see this truly amazing collaboration – and fans will hear some fresh new material from their past two recordings “Ballads Before The Rain” and “Translucent Blues” which reached the #1 slot on the Americana Roots charts and debuted #6 on the Billboard Blues Chart!
Ray and Roy have also just completed their 3rd project in the studio “Twisted Tales” which will be out in 2013 and a long form documentary about their collaboration is in the works. Check the site often as we post their rare performances.
Ray Manzarek and Roy Rogers’ Band head to Park City, Utah this week-end for two nights of shows at
The Egyptian Theater! Also, note new Fall East Coast dates added, with an additional date in New York to be posted soon!
Look for more updates on their new studio project entitled “Twisted Tales” and a long form documentary both to be released in 2013!
Catch the Ray Manzarek & Roy Rogers band in Lockport, IL on Saturday August 4th. A rare performance in
the Mid-West this summer! See the ‘Tour Dates’ Tab for more information. Don’t miss this show if you are anywhere near the Chicago area!!
Ray Manzarek and Roy Rogers are blazing in the studio , for release #3 – in Studio D in Sausalito, California this week before Roy takes off for Brazil with The Delta Rhythm Kings at the beginning of June. See www.roy-rogers.com for more show information. See www.raymanzarek.com for Ray’s jaunts around the globe as well this summer! Check all tour dates and show dates often!
Come on down to the Egyptian Theater in Park City, UT Aug. 24th and 25th for two great shows with Ray Manzarek and Roy Rogers!
For best seats-join the Pharaoh Club. Contact Randy B. at 435-901-4119 or check out their website: http://www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org/