Carol Roehner, Fly To The Sun - Lead Producer:
I would like to personally thank all the band members of Fly To The Sun for their wonderful efforts, along with all those involved in its creation and production…also many thanks to all the fans and folks who have shown an interest in this very unique and eclectic music project. It’s been a great journey. And it’s only just begun…
Fly To The Sun
RAY – Vocals, Flute
ANDREW GIDDINGS – Keyboards, Percussion
JENNIFER BATTEN – Lead Guitar
BILLY SHEEHAN – Bass Guitar
GREGG BISSONETTE – Drums
JJ SANSAVERINO – Lead Guitar
ALEX GRATA – Keyboards, Percussion, Guitar
JOE DENINZON - Violin
DREW HALL – Lead Guitar
TROY PERKINS – Bass Guitar
Composer – RAY
Lead Producer - CAROL ROEHNER
Producers - ANDREW GIDDINGS, ALEX GRATA
Executive Producer – RAY
Rhythm/Audio Engineers – ANDREW GIDDINGS, ALEX GRATA, SCOTT BUSH, COLIN DOBASH, AND FRANK ROSATO
Website Design – MICHAEL LABASH
Artwork – ED UNITSKY
Radio and Media Inquiries
Press Inquiries: Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158 (USA)
In India and Asia: Aditya Veera
Jennifer is a virtuoso, amazingly innovative guitarist who has played in the bands of such notables as Jeff Beck and Michael Jackson. We welcome Jennifer to the project. Her expertise is a huge addition to our band!
Andrew is an incredibly gifted keyboardist and music producer, widely known as the long time keyboardist in Jethro Tull. His great work on the Ian Anderson album, “Divinities”, highlights what a highly skilled composer, producer, and musician he is. Glad to have Andrew on board!
Billy Sheehan is highly regarded as one of the top bass players of all time, and we are honored to have him in our band project. He has played with such great bands as Mr. Big, David Lee Roth, Steve Vai Band, Talas, The Winery Dogs, and many more. Thank you Billy for joining us!
Gregg is considered to be one of the best drummers in the world. We are super excited to have Gregg and his amazing skills in our unique band project. He is Ringo Starr’s drummer in their awesome All Starr Band, so Ringo knows the best and chose Gregg, a great honor. Gregg also has been the heartbeat of ELO, David Lee Roth, Bee Gees, and many other great bands. We are honored to have you join us Gregg!
JJ is a wonderful addition to the band. Ranked #1 on Billboard, JJ has tremendous skills, and his smooth, creative riffs are a very welcome addition, bringing his style, skill, and class to the songs of the project. Thank you and welcome JJ!
Alex has been an integral part of this project, and is a multi-instrumentalist. He has helped Ray in developing the songs and constructing the rhythm tracks at his European studio on the Arctic Ocean shore. His creativity and great musical efforts have been crucial components of the project. Thank you Alex!
Joe has been called “The Jimi Hendrix of Violin” with good reason. His creative, innovative style of violin is amazing, and he is a great addition to our band project. Joe plays in the prog rock band Kansas, his own band Stratospheerius, and has played with The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Ritchie Blackmore, and many other greats. Welcome Joe!
Drew is an amazing guitarist and has played wonderful solos and riffs on Fly To The Sun. His beautiful melodic style adds that tasteful Duane Allman type feel of playing to the band’s sound. Thanks for joining us Drew!
Ray says “Troy Perkins is one of the very best bass players on the planet”, and he says he’s seen them all! Troy can play any style flawlessly, with precision, feel, and creative depth, and is a great guy to work with. Many thanks to Troy for being part of the machine…
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