The Host of HOUSTON, Raymond Hayden, is a Pacific Northwest singer, songwriter and pianist. He has been entertaining fans around the world with his signature style of melodic piano and vocals for over twenty years. Raymond has performed on over 25 albums with other artists and is a member of BMI, a Grammy voting member, and a mentor to young musicians regarding the music business and showmanship. His latest musical project is named “Accidental Grace” an Instrumental Piano Music album inspired by the muse of hope, love and grace.
Raymond Hayden is a man of many talents. Besides creating HOUSTON in 2017, Raymond co-created Maurice the Fish Records in 2007, a radio show called The Aquarium in 2010, and created a new comic strip called SMEB about a whimsical alien alongside Daniel Lee & Regan Lane in 2018. And these are just a few among many in his quiver.
Some inspiring take-aways from Raymond Hayden:
“If you wake up each and every morning thinking about what it is that inspires you, chances are that you should be chasing it. Don’t let another day slip by without realizing your dream.”
“Collaboration and nurturing other artists is paramount to my desire to support the collective. Connecting with my fellow humans is my real passion; music is the vehicle I utilize to do this.”