Ray Goren Premieres New Track, "Song for Me"

Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of a new song by 15-year-old guitarist Ray Goren.

"Song for Me" is from Songs for You, Goren's new five-song EP, which was produced by the Grammy-winning Steve Jordan (Keith Richards, Beyonce, John Mayer, Bob Dylan, Neil Young). It will be released August 21 via Jay Vee Records.

"'Song for Me' is about staying true to yourself and doing things your way,” Goren says.

Goren has played with everyone from Buddy Guy to Bonnie Raitt, Robbie Krieger, Leon Russell, Deacon Jones, the late B.B. King and beyond. Goren, who was initially self-taught and grew up listening to jazz and blues, started playing piano at age 3. A few years later, he started playing guitar and writing his own music.

Songs for You is his debut release.

For more about Goren, visit sneakattackmedia.com and follow him on Facebook.

RAY GOREN ON TOUR:

  • 7/24: Santa Monica, CA – Harvelle’s @ 9:30 PM
  • 7/25: Los Angeles, CA – Central Avenue Jazz Festival @ 3:40 PM
  • 8/28: Arcadia, CA – Arcadia Blues Club
  • 10/3: Arcadia, CA - Arcadia Blues Club

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.