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Barry Syska / Bio

Like a victrola, spinning tunes from the swing era to modern ears, Barry Syska's Fantasy Orchestra is a full moon for howling wolves. Barry is a vocalist of the highest versatility, a dynamic band leader, and a lucid lyricist. Strumming the guitar since age 5, one will quickly agree he was born for the limelight. Syska's songs have carried him across America and Europe, captivating audiences with his theatrical alchemy of presence and creativity. These are songs for thinkers, for drinkers, for lovers, and for sinners. His live performances are captivating, taking his audiences on a mesmerizing journey through time, to an old-familiar place. Among the many bands and artists that Syska has shared a billing with are 'The Dresden Dolls', 'Vaudevire Society', Angelo Moore of 'Fishbone', and Karl Agell of 'Corrosion of Conformity'. He has graced the stage at many prestigious venues around the world, and continues to do so. Of the numerous recordings he has released in his career, his best is undoubtedly 'Fantasy Cravings' (2007). This album was produced at Fantasy Studios, and was mastered by the widely renowned Doug Sax from Los Angeles. When you witness Barry Syska's Fantasy Orchestra, you will be thoroughly impressed. He brings a holistic blend of dance and sound, movement and melody, even tenderness and pyrotechnics. This artist is a must-see!!

General Info

Band Members
Fantasy Orchestra
Artist Name
Barry Syska
Home Page
Rock / vaudeville / Swing

Contact Info

Oakland, CA

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