Ray Levier (US)
Paiste Artist Since Jun 2009
13" Signature Dark Energy Dark Energy Hats Mark I
16" Signature Fast Crash
8" Signature Reflector Splash
21" Signature Dark Energy Light Dark Ride Mark I
17" Signature Fast Crash
10" Signature Reflector Splash
12" Twenty Splash
12" Signature Thin China
Ray is a well respected sought after drummer, producer, and clinician living in New York. Ray LeVier’s chops and musicality have brought him much success resulting him in being sought after by renown musicians such as John Abercrombie, Dave Binney, KJ Denhert, Joe Locke, Francois Moutin, Wayne Krantz, Mike Stern, and Rich Tozzoli.
Rays debut CD "Rays Way" released in 2009 on Origin records has been received with rave reviews and was featured in Jazz Times magazine May 2009 issue stating "Keep an ear on this LeVier guy—he's got "rising star" written all over him."
Ray has been studied under some of the best drummers in the industry such as Lenny White, Kim Plainfield, John Riley, Marvin Smith, and Adam Nussbaum. Touring the world and inspiring all who see and hear him play at clinics and festivals, Ray LeVier’s spirit is testimony to his inspirational career as a drummer and musician.