Aden Ray is a musician, composer and lyricist with an eclectic style that transcends genre. His carefully-crafted compositions rise above ethnic and language barriers. The result is a uniquely global sound. In an instant Aden can change, adapt and evolve his art to his current surroundings. He is a true creative chameleon!
Aden’s first musical experience was performing in the church choir at the age of nine. Within two years, he was invited into a music studio and introduced to a producer. He explains, “For the first time I experienced a professional atmosphere and expert musicians. Immediately, I felt the connection and began developing my musical passion.”
Although Aden’s musical success started early, Aden looks at it differently. He explains, “I like to think that I survived this phase – luckily - in order to evolve more deeply as a musician.” Indeed, soon he would forge his own path and develop as an adult artist.
His musical influences are drawn from his lifelong interest in a broad range of styles. “I have never boxed myself into listening to one type of music,” says Aden. Since childhood, he has enjoyed the works of artists from pop, electronic, jazz and even music from the 1950s and 60s. Along with this exposure to many artists and genres, Aden’s style and understanding of how to express his thoughts through his songs has evolved. He composes his own lyrics and melodies while basing his material on real-life experiences. “Whatever genre I am working in, I aim for a sound that has a sensual, strong and is laden with emotional affect,” he explains.
Aden’s artistic goal continues to be to connect the people of the world through music. With hooky melodies and sensual vocals, his music continues to evolve as he absorbs and experiences new languages, styles, and genres. Aden uses his global experiences with his innate ability to blend his music into whatever stylistic backdrop exists behind him. With an ability to adapt quickly and change the “color” of his music, there are sure to be more future revolutions and evolutions for this true creative chameleon …