Ray Charles Robinson, professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician and composer. He was sometimes referred to as "The Genius", and was also nicknamed "The High Priest of Soul".
He pioneered the genre of soul music during the 1950s by combining rhythm and blues, gospel, and blues styles into the music he recorded for Atlantic Records. He also contributed to the racial integration of country and pop music during the 1960s with his crossover success on ABC Records, most notably with his two Modern Sounds albums. While he was with ABC, Charles became one of the first African-American musicians to be granted artistic control by a mainstream record company.
Sheet music and playalong of Mean Woman Blues by Ray Charles for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass saxophone, sopranino saxophone, baritone saxophone, bass saxophone, trumpet, cornet, clarinet and flugelhorn in Bb, trumpet, flugelhorn, clarinet and horn in Eb, and flute, soprano flute, bass flute, harmonic, tuba, oboe and violin in C.