Joel McCray

Rank #2 US Arlington, TX Jazz / Christian/Gospel


Sounds Like: Bill Evans, Bob James, Alex Bugnon, Joe Sample, Jeff Lorber

Label: J & B Music Ministries

Manager: Joel B. McCray

Bio: Joel McCray grew up in Riesel, TX, just outside of Waco. He started playing the piano when he was 18-months old. He studied piano from his mother, Ruby H. McCray, from 1976 - 1988. He moved to Arlington, TX in 1988 on a track scholarship from the University of Texas at Arlington, where he grad... See Full Bio

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  • Laura Ainsworth (Artist) Laura Ainsworth
    Great tracks. Your sound does remind me of Bob James. I see you're in Arlington. I live very near there. Hope to see you live sometime!
  • evening breeze (Artist) evening breeze
    great use of your musical talents and gifts. keep on doing what you're doing
  • Richard D. Ruttenberg (Artist) Richard D. Ruttenberg
    Checking you out again, Joel... always good to get schooled! You sound great! Richard
  • Richard D. Ruttenberg (Artist) Richard D. Ruttenberg
    I'm hitting the jackpot today by finding your sensational music. Truly wonderful musicianship... Ooooh yeh I'm digging these changes! Sugar on a Pear! Richard
  • Wolfgang Leng - Art, Music & More (Artist) Wolfgang Leng - Art,...
    I wish you a pleasant and sunny Sunday, mixed with many beautiful moments! - Peace & Love - Wolfgang
  • DC Jazz (Artist) DC Jazz
    It was great to get to play with you last night in Lindale,Tx... Such wonderful musicianship and heart! DC
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Q: Hello Joel I am from Waco sitting here in Germany listening to your Musical ministry and thinking how of the joy you must have with this God given talent. IGWT - Charles
A: Hello Uncle Charles! Sabrina told me who you were once I saw that you were on SoundCloud. So good to hear from you! It is a joy to have an inspired gift from God. I know that every gift comes from Him. And it is a blessing to have this. I thank God everyday for this gift. I also Thank you for listening. I appreciate you very much. Have an incredible day, and keep in touch!

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