|"Not all who wander are lost." -- J.R.R. Tolkien|
Joe Cummings plays lead guitar for Thailand-based The Tonic Rays, who have performed in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Pai, Pattaya and Ko Phi Phi and are currently working on their debut CD. The Tonic Rays formed in Pai in 2005, and are co-led by Marie Dance, a gifted singer/songwriter/rrrrocker and Joe's main musical collaborator & inspiration. Joe regularly plays acoustic gigs with Marie as well.
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Joe occasionally backs up such visiting artists as Mason Ruffner and Mitch Woods. In 2005 Joe recorded lead guitar tracks for Home, a CD/DVD produced by Kai Wingenfelder of Fury in the Slaughterhouse, 'Germany's Rolling Stones'. Recording took place at a studio specially built for the project outside Chiang Mai, and proceeds for all sales go the the School for Life.