Singer/Songwriter Ava Dayton was born and raised in N.Y.C. and spent most of her childhood years practicing and singing everything from broadway tunes to popular music, and rock & roll in between. Her broad musical taste stemmed from her natural love for it all. Even as a child, Ava took music very seriously. She started out in her grammar school choir and performed various solos at multiple talent shows. Ava studied voice and music theory with the talented Maria Ferrar and toured with Mrs. Ferrar's Cama Musical Society.
Ava Dayton was the lead singer of the popular N.Y. Tri-State area cover band, "Playpen" from 94'-98'. The band played throughout the tri-state area and had consistent bookings in places such as: The Cadillac Bar (Hoboken, NJ), The Inn (Long Beach, NY), O' Flannigan's (NYC), The Parlour (NYC), Lily Flannigan's (Rockville Center, NY), and The Wicked Monk (Bayridge, Bklyn). Ava has been performing live and showcasing her songs "Are You Ready" and "Don't Let It Go", at The Palladium (New Rochelle, NY) since June 2000.
Ava Dayton has now linked up with songwriter/producer Chris "The Greek" Panaghi at DJG Productions, Inc. who is known for producing and remixing the likes of: Marc Anthony, Reina, Gloria Estefan, Aqua, Michael Jackson, Celine Dion and many many more. Her first single entitled "Again" is in stores now and is produced and mixed by Chris "The Greek" with his veteran big room sound that is making major noise globally. Ava Dayton is hard at work writing new material with Chris "The Greek" Panaghi in Omega Studios and has just finished recording a cover of the popular 80's track by the Motels, "Only The Lonely". With Ava's stellar vocals and the production pumped up by Chris "The Greek", she is on the rise to success.
Ava Dayton is excited to be signed with N.Y. based record label Amathus Music which will maximize her talents by providing professional assistance, and leadership for her enduring and successful music career as a singer/songwriter, performer, and recording artist.
Ava Dayton releases on Amathus Music: