A Tribute to the Doors Ray Manzarek May 21, 2013 by the Editors 3 Comments 0 Facebook0 Twitter0 StumbleUpon0 Pinterest0 LinkedIn0 Google+0 Comments0 The Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek died Monday, he was 74 years old. Our Friend Yvonne DeLa Vega, Poetry Editor at The LA Examiner and radio host held a tribute last night for Ray Manzarek, her collaborator on numerous projects and friend. Ray was an accomplished keyboardist and musician, and a founding member of the Doors. He worked with Roxy Music and Byan Ferry as well as others. He also was well known as a jazz aficionado. Ray also penned the forward of her new book, “Tomorrow, Yvonne. Poetry & Prose for Suicidal Egotists (Volume 1)” Please check out the show, for great memories of her friend, poetry, parts of her interviews and jazz music. A fitting and moving tribute. Grab your hanky… Hear the original interviews here.