Wendell Ray is a singer/songwriter & award-winning harmonica player out of Nashville, TN. Wendell is a high-energy solo artist bringing a charisma to the stage that is unparalleled. His future/funk soulful sound will surely have any audience on their feet. 

His self-released single “The Crime.” is recognized on-air all over the globe. The single won several awards including #1 video for 8 consecutive weeks on weonradio.com, and “Best Pop Song” on theakademia.com

Wendell Ray was the opening act on tour with John Legend. He is featured on two albums of the Grammy nominated rapper Twista. Wendell was also a special guest on tour with Steven Adler of Guns N’ Roses. Presently, he plays harmonica for country music legend Tanya Tucker between his solo shows. 

Wendell Ray

Future Funk/Soulful Harmonica and Looping Artist

  • Opening artist on tour with Grammy award winner, John Legend
  • Harmonica player for country music legend, Tanya Tucker
  • Special guest artist on tour with Steven Adler of Guns N' Roses
  • Featured as an artist on 2 albums of Grammy nominated rapper Twista
  • Original song "The Crime." is getting international airplay including Italy, England & Germany
  • "The Crime."  held the #1 video spot for 7 consecutive weeks on weonradio.com
  • Featured Artist in H-Blog.com
  • Winner of the "Best Pop Song" 2016 on TheAkademia.com
  • Endorsed by the #1 harmonica brand Hohner USA
  • Over 145,000 YouTube views
  • Over 50,000 social media followers
  • Featured Artist on AllJerseyRadio.com
  • Awarded "Harmonica Player of the Month" in World of Harmonica Online Magazine
  • Featured Artist in Southwest Florida Weekly
  • Over 200 shows booked for 2017

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“I expect Wendell Ray will be a major success. He is talented has a good spirit, and is super driven!”
— Country music legend Tanya Tucker
“Rising Star”
— Sand Life Magazine
“Wendell Ray captures the breathless energy of the best pop dance grooves and channels it into an addictive experience destined for exclusive lounges the world over.”
— TheAkademia.com
“Wendell Ray is a refreshing display of talent in today’s music industry. His music is honest, fun, and timeless. With songs like “Penny For Your Thoughts” and “We Own The Night” he demonstrates his ability to make us think and dance. It’s a pleasure to watch and listen to an artist with such diverse creativity, and it’s an honor to know him. Do yourself a favor and check out Wendell Ray.”
— Sidney Eugene, sidneyeugene.com