Dream of Surrender

 The Texas native composer/singer-songwriter/pianist brings together an  impressive mélange of Pop/Rock, R&B, Blues, Soul, Classic Rock, Country and Funk in this hard-driving debut EP. 

Please follow the links below to hear selections from this album

I. Bandcamp

II. iTunes

III. Spotify

IV. Deezer


Released May 1, 2018                                           
St. Magnus Records
Music and Lyrics by Ross Avant
Produced, Engineered and Mixed by Mark Sinko
Mastered at Masterpiece Mastering by Billy Stull
Recorded at Salmon Peak Recording Studios


(listed alphabetically)

Ross Avant: Piano, Lead Vocals
R.B. Blackstone: Keyboard
Kenny Grohman: Pedal Steel Guitar
Jeff Hinkle: Lead Guitar
Josh Mclean: Drummer
Mike Mclean: Bass
Dan Ryan: Guitar

Full Track List

1) Clear Water
2) Rachel  
3) House of Blues
4) You've Never Been a Stranger  
5) America
6) Loving Lady  

Album Cover designed by Ross Avant
Photograph by Jeffry Wood              



Running Across America

Dripping with soulful melodies, classic pop hooks and punctuated with his trademark vocal style, all of Avant's songwriting abilities are on  full display here in this sensational debut album.

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Released September 1st, 2019                                          

St. Magnus Records  

Music and Lyrics by Ross Avant  

Produced, Engineered and Mixed by Ted Young  

Mastered by Jessica Thompson 

Recorded at Orb Recording Studios

String Arrangements by Jesse Chandler 

String sessions recorded at Echo Canyon West

Demos recorded at Power Station at BerkleeNYC

(listed alphabetically) 

Ross Avant: Piano, Lead Vocals 

Andre Black: Percussion, Drums 

Rockyanne Bullwinkel: Background Vocals 

Jenny Carson: Background Vocals 

Rachel Golub: Violin 

Megan Gould: Violin 

David Grissom: Guitar 

Evan Jacobs: Keyboard 

Yoggie Musgrove: Bass 

Eleanor Norton: Cello 

Jordan O'Connell: Timpani 

Eric Swanson: Pedal Steel Guitar 

Brannen Temple: Drums 

Full Track List 

1) Albert the Wise

2) American Holiday

3) It's Only for You

4) Running Across America

5) L.A. Freak

6) Same Old News

7) Harry's Tonight

8) King Monk

9) Big Boy

10) Heartbroken Man

11) There Ain't No Angles in Vegas

Photography and Album Art Direction by Ross Avant