Get Behind Me Now Stay There Episode 68

December 3, 2015

Episode 68
Musician Rick Kej : 
 Grammy® Award winner and Billboard #1 artist Ricky Kej is the youngest Indian to win the Grammy®. He won this award for his album 'Winds of Samsara'. Internationally renowned Indian Music Composer and Producer Ricky Kej is a true wizard of the keyboard, manuscript page, and recording studio. His projects include creating music for three feature films, fourteen albums released by Universal Music, and over three thousand commercials seen by audiences around the world. A student of both Western and Indian classical music, Kej composed original works for the opening ceremony of the Cricket World Cup 2011, 
held in Dhaka, Bangladesh; the ceremony was telecast to more than 200 countries and widely heralded for its artistry and execution.

Ricky has earned multiple awards and honors for his composition and production exploits. He won 2 ZMR (Zone Music Reporter) awards held at New Orleans, USA and 2 SAMA (South African Music Awards) from South Africa. He also won the 2015 GIMA and 2015 Mirchi Music Award in India. He was also nominated for 2 Hollywood Music in Media Awards (LA) for this album. He was recently conferred the title "Pride of Karnataka"  and pronounced the 'Youth Icon of India'.  His previous album Shanti Orchestra was also nominated for a ZMR Award (New Orleans) and a Hollywood Music in Media Award (LA). He was declared an “India Rules Artist” by VH1 in 2013.  Ricky 
was nominated for a Cannes Advertising award for his Nike Jingle.

Combining a keen sense of culture-jumping harmony, melody, and pacing, Ricky synthesizes cutting-edge music technology and traditional instruments of both Indian and European origins into his work, both within the new age genre and beyond. He currently runs two state-of-the-art studios in Bangalore, the Raveolution Studios, where much of Winds of Samsara was developed from spark of an idea to finished album.

Canadian Super Group Dream Aria  :
DREAM ARIA is in a class all its own with fresh, fiery and haunting music. Creative elements include Rock, Techno, Progressive, Classical, New Age, Goth, and World music. Featuring powerful raw vocals and guitar, lush keyboards, driving rhythms and inspired lyrics are abundant!

There’s something for every music lover in DREAM ARIA…

DREAM ARIA is Donald Stagg (composer, lyrics, keyboards, arranger), Garry Flint (producer, drums, engineer), Ann Burstyn (vocals, vocal melodies, lyrics, artwork), Jon Casselman (bass, back-up vocals). Dream Aria’s mission will continue to be creating music without rules or boundaries that takes you on a far away journey…
So I ask you, what more could you want? "Get Behind Me, Now Stay There" more fun than ............................

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