Raymond & the Professionals
Gig Seeker Pro

Raymond & the Professionals

Lake Zurich, Illinois, United States

Lake Zurich, Illinois, United States
Band Alternative Classic Rock

Calendar

This band hasn't logged any future gigs

This band hasn't logged any past gigs

This band has not uploaded any videos
This band has not uploaded any videos

Music

The best kept secret in music

Press


This band has no press

Discography

"The Demo" (fresh off the presses)
"2 Walnut from Friends" (1st album - in progress)

Photos

Feeling a bit camera shy

Bio

A little about us. Again our band's name is Raymond & the Professionals and we are a 4 piece band originally from the Greater Round Lake Area. Noel Velazquez a Berklee School of Music grad, plays lead guitar and does vocals. His Brother Rolan Velazquez, also a Berkley grad, plays bass. Anna Mankowski has many roles, as she plays drums, sings, and plays 12-string guitar. Finally, I also play the drums and sing and play the 12-string - (Anna and I trade off during our performances - which makes for an interesting dynamic during the show)

We got together just last fall (2011) and have hit the ground running by writing and playing all original tunes. We have played in many local venues and were even fortunate enough to play the Elbo Room in Chicago! As far as what kind of sound we have its been difficult to define, but we have been compared to Led Zeppelin, Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, and The White Stripes.