cover of In the Fire by Katie Howie
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Blues guitarist Jeff Ray chats about “In the Fire” on Scenic Route

Jeff Ray is a blues guitarist from St. Paul playing steel guitar in the traditional slide style but also incorporating other flavors of world music to his own tunes. His new album with his band The Stakes is called “In the Fire” and features themes dealing with experiences during the tumultuous last two years in the Twin Cities and around the world. He talks with Will Moore about getting his musical start in Memphis, the albums interesting recording location, incorporating Indian raga styles to American music, and more.