AND FLYING DREAMS
RYCHE CHLANDA – Electric/Acoustic Guitars, Vocals
Ryche is an accomplished guitarist, producer and composer. As founding member of America’s first progressive rock group, Fireballet. He has proven himself to be an unsung hero in the progressive genre as guitarist and songwriter. He has played with the progressive band, Nektar and has toured the world with the renowned classical progressive band, Renaissance. Ryche is an awarding winning movie soundtrack composer. He composed the title track for the movie, Key Exchange, and won an award for the independently produced movie The Rising. As producer, he has produced for various artists as well as the self-titled Ryche Chlanda and Flying Dreams LP released under The Transglobal® Record Label Distributed through Sony’s The Orchard.
RON BIENSTOCK, ESQ. – Bass Player
As a performing and recording musician, Ron has performed extensively with various major recording artists. He co-founded “The Suits” and has appeared on Conan O’Brien and has played with many top-tier bands including the Spin Doctors, Blues Traveler and Eric Burden and the Animals. Ron was editor-in-chief and publisher of International Musician & Recording World Magazine and General Counsel to Hoshino, U.S.A. (manufacturer of Ibanez Guitars, electronics, and Tama drums). He currently represents Ryche Chlanda and Flying Dreams, along with Steve Wilson and Dream Theater.
KENDALL SCOTT – Keyboards, Electric Guitar
Kendall was raised on a steady diet of the classical and jazz masters from an early age. By junior high school his spectrum had broadened into anything he could get his hands on: from rock, funk and fusion to progressive, avant-garde and world music. He received much his training at the Berklee College of Music in Boston before spending many years in the Washington D.C., New York and Los Angeles music scenes. He has performed with various bands, including Project Object.
JAY DITTAMO – Drums
Jay is a drummer, percussionist, music composer, and producer. He has played with The Frank Zappa Band, Bucky Pizzarelli, Chuck Berry, The Duprees and The Crests, amongst many others. He has performed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the United Nations, and for the 2010 New Jersey Hall of Fame. Jay has played on TV and movie soundtracks, including producing a musical score for the classic 1931 movie, “Frankenstein”.