Person    | Male  Born 1954  Died 10/8/2022

Ray Carless

Categories: Music / songs

Countries: Jamaica

Seminal black British 1980s big band Jazz Warriors tenor saxophonist. Born Jamaica. As part of the Windrush generation his parents came to London. Ray joined them in East London in 1963. Died at the age of 68. Music Week have a good bio.

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Ray Carless

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Mellow Mix Studios in Hackney

The Hackney Citizen reported that the names on the plaque are all "late Afric...

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