Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

Ray Manzarek Opens a New Door: Jazz

Barbara Charone, Rolling Stone, 15 August 1974

CHICAGO – "See that guy," Jim Morrison once remarked, pointing to Ray Manzarek: "He is the Doors." Although Morrison received all the attention, it was Manzarek's jazzy keyboard work that gave the Doors their distinct sound. The Doors and the post-Morrison Doors are gone and Manzarek is back with a solo album and nationwide tour.

Total word count of piece: 882

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: