American Singer, Guitarist, Producer.
For over two decades, New York City singer, guitarist and producer Ray Lugo has established himself as one of the most versatile songwriters and performers on the global world scene, becoming well known to groove connoisseurs for both his diverse volume of released music as well as for his extensive international touring, both as a solo artist and as frontman of his long standing groups: Kokolo, Ray Lugo & The Boogaloo Destroyers, and Terrificos.
Lugo’s body of released work includes 13 studio albums, dozens of singles and scores of features on popular compilations. He has performed on some of the world’s premier stages, from New York’s Lincoln Center and England’s Glastonbury Festival to Belin’s Citadel and India’s Goa Sunsplash Festival and has collaborated and performed with artists such as Manu DiBango, Chic, Charlie Hunter, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Pete Rodriguez, Richie Ray, Kutiman, Roberto Roena, Joe Bataan, Gilles Peterson, Kyoto Jazz Massive, Faze Action, Cafe Tacuba, Boyellita De Jerez, Shuya Okino, Souljazz Orchestra, King Chango and with members of groups such as Peter Gabriel, Lauryn Hill, Matisyahu, Esperanza Spalding, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, King Sunny Ade, Burning Spear, Grupo Fantasma, Antibalas and many others.
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