Sugaray Rayford

Saturday 11 April 2020

Soul blues singer Sugaray Rayford hails from Texas and started singing as well as playing the drums in church. Growing up with gospel and soul, he moved towards contemporary music at age 12 and turned to blues afterwards. Rayford formerly sang with bands such as Urban Gypsys, Aunt Kizzy’s Boyz, and The Mannish Boys. He released his first solo album in 2010 and now has six to his name. The latest, 2019’s Someone Save Me, received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album. Last year, he was awarded Soul Blues Artist of the Year at the Blues Music Awards.