Michael Ray (American jazz trumpeter born in 1962)
Michael Ray is an American jazz trumpeter. He has played extensively with Sun Ra and the successor Sun Ra Arkestra under Marshall Allen's direction following Sun Ra's passing. For a period from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s he led his own band, Michael Ray and the Cosmic Krewe. His playing with Sun Ra and independently has incorporated, Jazz, R & B, electronica and fusion genres.