Soulful rhythm and a true love for music have undoubtedly established Keith “Drums” McCray as a professional musician. Blessed and rooted in the church, Keith’s musical journey began at the young age of seven. Drum sticks in hand, his destiny for musicianship was most assured. Determined to succeed, Keith served his church, mastering his craft and developing his character.
Phenomenally professional character coupled with his skillful ability to drum beats that make the crowds move is simply remarkable. His gift has certainly made room for him on the world stage; playing for artist to include Swiss Beats, Ryan Leslie, and John Mayer. Keith is Grammy nominated and has toured the world with two time Grammy nominee Ryan Shaw; opening for artist Van Halen, Herbie Hancock, Jill Scott, and Joss Stone to name a few. Keith’s obsession for perfection keeps him playing even when his is not on the road at well know clubs here in the New York- Tri State area to include Joe’s Pub, the Sugar Bar, The Village Underground, Café Wha, and the Blue Note.
The Love affair with music has deepened and expanded to include musical production as well. Keith “Drums” McCray has uniquely accomplished the art of creating melody with inspiring beats fitting for artists to pen. This new avenue of expression through production has gained the attention of both up and coming as well as established artist to include Jovita Sheppard, Tess, Natasha Harris, Susan Justice, Ryan Leslie, and Sean “Diddy” Combs. Music has generously reciprocated love to Keith; making him a force to be reckoned with. Keith’s achievements as a musician and producer have turned the world on its ear….listening for the next creation. He is truly a blessed man and an extraordinary gift to music.