Ray DeSylvester’s Blue Smoke
Blue Smoke fronted by harpmaster Ray DeSylvester, plays high energy classic Blues, Funk, Rock, and R&B throughout central and Northern Arizona.
Ray DeSylvester from Chicago, applies legendary tones and licks from the harmonica greats. He’s known for weaving throughout the audience when he performs. Seasoned guitarist from Phoenix Darryl Porras, is masterful as he stretches the dimensions of the Blues. Roger Smith, a Flagstaff bass veteran played with Limbs Akimbo in the 80’s and currently Blues great Tommy Dukes. Dr. Bob Sellani plays in Philidelphia, Florida, and Arizona since the 1970’s with greats Joey Gilmore and Matt ” Guitar” Murphy and was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.
Blue Smoke performances : Walkin’ On Main, Music in the Market, Spirit Room, Main Stage, Pecan – Wine Fest, Fort Verde Days, NAZBA Challenge, CV Corn Fest, The OTCA Blues Fest.
Ray DeSylvester and all the members of Blue Smoke have participated through recent years in Memphis, Tennessee at the International Blues Challenge Competition.