Ray Fortuna


Band to Join, Accordion, Cello, Upright bass, Steel guitar, Bagpipes, Trombone, Vocalist - Alto, Dobro, Fiddle, Mandolin, Banjo, Other, Flute, Harmonica, Background Singer, Piano, Keyboard, Saxophone, Trumpet, Violin, Other Percussion, Drums, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist.


My name is Ray Fortuna and I am ready to end my “non-musical” hiatus. A few months ago, the last project I was playing with amicably parted ways and it’s time to find something new. It is my hope to find an existing band already playing in/around the Pittsburgh area that can utilize my playing style, which combines linear drumming (think Carter Beauford - Dave Matthews Band) and pocket grooves (think Chad Smith - Red Hot Chili Peppers or Dennis Chambers of Parliament/P-Funk).

The ideal scenario would be a Stevie Wonder/Tower of Power style band, but I like, and can play, many styles of music. As long as the music is fun and the tempo is upbeat, I would like to hear from you. Age is not a concern for me and neither is the pay at the end of the show. I play music for fun and hope that those around me are in it for the same reasons.

I guarantee to bring a reliable, responsible and (most importantly) professional element to your project.


Screen name:
Ray Fortuna
Member since:
Feb 20 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:


Dennis Chambers
Carter Beauford
David Garibaldi


6 piece Pearl acoustic drums, Roland TD7 electronic kit, misc. percussion too numerous to post.