Ray Coburn is a Juno Award winning musician, songwriter and producer, originally from Toronto, now based in Montreal. Perhaps best known as a core member and songwriter of Honeymoon Suite, Coburn has also toured and recorded with a number of multi-million selling acts. He currently divides his time between touring with Supertramp's Roger Hodgson, songwriting and recording sessions. He is also the man behind Smash Hitley, early pioneer of the Live Audio-Visual Remix.
“I’ve been extremely lucky to work with so many incredible people in my career - both onstage and off"
Coburn has toured the world extensively with the acts listed below, both as headliner and also in direct support of such artists as Alanis Morissette, Jethro Tull, Radiohead, Lilith Fair, ZZ Top, Heart, Billy Idol, Bryan Adams, The Kinks, Peter Frampton, and many more.
Gowan (Lawrence Gowan of Styx)
The Partland Brothers
Crash Test Dummies
Son Of Dave (Benjamin Darvill of Crash Test Dummies)
Miss Ellen Reid (of Crash Test Dummies)
Roger Hodgson (Supertramp) 2018 to present
On the recording front, Ray has made records with some legendary producers including Bruce Fairbairn, Bob Rock, Terry Brown, Tom Lord-Alge (mix), Stephen W. Tayler (mix), and heavyweights Paul Northfield, Garth Richardson and Harry Hess.
Dayna Manning - Volume 1 / EMI / Nettwerk ( featuring performances by Sean Lennon, Timo Ellis and Melanie Doane)
Dayna Manning - I Want from "Lilith Fair, A Celebration Of Women In Music" / Arista
Honeymoon Suite - Monsters Under The Bed / Warner Music ( co-producer )
Management - 1995-1999
Managed Dayna Manning (EMI / Nettwerk). At age 19 Dayna was nominated for a Juno Award (Canada's Grammy) based on her critically acclaimed debut "Volume 1" and live dates including both Lilith Fair tours and an opening slot with Radiohead.
"Feel It Again"( R. Coburn ) goes top 40 in the U.S. ( Honeymoon Suite )
appearing on American Bandstand with Dick Clark ( Honeymoon Suite )
"Feel It Again" featured on Miami Vice ( Honeymoon Suite )
touring U.S. supporting Jethro Tull ( Honeymoon Suite )
headlining Budokan Hall, Tokyo ( Corey Hart )
headlining The Filmore, San Francisco ( Crash Test Dummies )
performing The Marquee Club, London ( Honeymoon Suite )
performing Wembley Arena, London , UK ( Dalbello )
performing Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto ( Honeymoon Suite )
joining Roger Hodgson band
performing Royal Albert Hall, London / Roger Hodgson
performing L'Olympia, Paris / Roger Hodgson