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DE24 Ann Burstyn is the lead singer for Dream Aria, Canadian, a Canadian Progressive Rock band!
Published September 30, 2015
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    Ann Burstyn is the guest on Dharmic Evolution today, she comes from a musical family, and listened to Classical music as a child. Toto is a favorite band, and influenced her amongst other artists such as ABBA.

    Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Eddie Van Halen, are some mentioned. Dealing with Stage Fright was something Ann overcame.

     *Rhythm of now

    The band uses DAT, Digital Audio Tape as part of their recording process.

    The dog is barking, the FedEx Man is here, the TV, the AC is raging!

    Members: Current Members: Don Stagg-Composer, Co-Producer, Keyboards Garry Flint-Composer/Co-Producer/Drums/Engineer Andrew Berezowsky-Guitar Ann 'Aria' Burstyn, Vocals/Lyrics Guest Guitarists on "Fallen Angel": Mark Crossley, Tim Welch, Kurt Schefter, Mark M. McLay, Rob Masiokas & Mike Phelps *Special thanks to the awesome guitarists that recorded on our previous cds, Jozef Pilasanovic ("In The Wake-2005, "Transcend"-2008) Steve Agelakos ("Transcend"). Thanks also to Kurt Schefter & Tim Welch for their amazing contributions on "Transcend"!* . Also credit goes out to Jon Casselman who provided Bass,Acoustic Guitar and Background Vocals on the "Transcend" and "Fallen Angel" cds and also wrote the song "The Gift".

     

    *Tigress

    *Transcend

    Hanging out with Aleeah is the best part of Ann's day, and she also has experience as a Roadie! Writing is the preference here.

     

    "Tremendously powerful rock textures and operatic range of Ann's voice intertwine , Dream Aria is a very talented ensemble fronted by an outstanding vocalist " 5/5 — Musical Discoveries

    "Dream Aria's first album In The Wake received critical acclaim after release in 2005. The band went on to record contributions to other artists' work before releaseing the masterpiece Transcend in 2008. Since then they have become even more active on the web and have hosted live concerts to expand their footprint of live music played for world audiences. Work on Fallen Angel began in earnest in June when the demo tracks really began to take shape and form the structure of the new album. Like prior Dream Aria albums, the music is diverse. The majority of the tunes are upbeat rockers, each with a different sort of instrumental excursion to better develop the sound of each track. Ann Burstyn's lead and backing vocals are again perfectly mixed with harmonies adding depth to round out the overall texture the band have produced. Don and Ann have done a tremendous job on this new project and clearly have a lot more music in their future. Bravo!" — Russ Elliot, Musical Discoveries

    "Dream Aria's first album In The Wake received critical acclaim after release in 2005. The band went on to record contributions to other artists' work before releaseing the masterpiece Transcend in 2008. Since then they have become even more active on the web and have hosted live concerts to expand their footprint of live music played for world audiences. Work on Fallen Angel began in earnest in June when the demo tracks really began to take shape and form the structure of the new album. Like prior Dream Aria albums, the music is diverse. The majority of the tunes are upbeat rockers, each with a different sort of instrumental excursion to better develop the sound of each track. Ann Burstyn's lead and backing vocals are again perfectly mixed with harmonies adding depth to round out the overall texture the band have produced. Don and Ann have done a tremendous job on this new project and clearly have a lot more music in their future. Bravo!" — Russ Elliot, Musical Discoveries

     

     

                                                  Links to Dream Aria

     

    https://soundcloud.com/vozethos/sets/dream-aria

    https://www.reverbnation.com/dreamaria

    https://www.facebook.com/Anndreamaria?fref=ts

     

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    Thank you for being here today!

     

     

     

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