Richard Gannaway (vocals, stringed instruments)
Richard is the founder and vision behind AOMUSIC. You can read excerpts from his books, which explain in detail the insights for what inspires AOMUSIC. Richard travels the world, expanding the vision of AO and its extraordinary cast of children, who are the centerpiece of each album. He also founded AO Foundation International, which sees to the needs of orphaned children throughout the world. www.richardgannaway.com
Jay Oliver (keyboards, synths, samples)
Jay is one of the most legendary keyboardists in the world today, and his other credits include Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, Celine Dion, The Eagles, Jimmy Buffett, Peabo Bryson, Chick Corea and Dave Weckl. He helped Richard develop the original sound of AOMUSIC, and many of the recorded textures and layers of world indigeny that define AOMUSIC’s extraordinary rhythmic feel are performed by Jay. He and colleague, William Lenihan have created another very interesting project that helps to stimulate brain development in infants SmartWav. www.jayoliver.com
Miriam Stockley (vocals)
Miriam is a powerful vocal ensemble and also contributes as co-composer. She is renowned for her work on the acclaimed Adiemus project ‘Songs of Sanctuary’. Her credits include Tina Turner, George Michaels, and her voice is heard in the soundtrack of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Miriam’s South African upbringing is what she attributes to the incredible youthful spirit of her tracks. Rod Houison (Miriam’s husband, co-producer and engineer) is a well established sound engineer from the UK. He records and co-produces all Miriam’s vocal tracks. www.miriamstockley.com.
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