Exposé - Ann Curless - Bio Page
Ann Curless-Weiss (born Ann Katherine Curless,
October 7, 1964, in Albany, New York) is a popular music singer, most notable for being a member of Exposé.
Curless was raised in Miami Beach, Florida and attended school there. During her years attending Miami Beach High School, she joined Doug Burris' Rock Ensemble, and was a member of this from 1979-1982.
She enrolled in the highly respected University of Miami Frost School of Music, majoring in both Music and Music Merchandising. After graduating from the University of Miami, she started her music career in cover bands until she was asked to join Exposť in 1986. She was the last member to join the "Arista lineup", and was introduced to Jeanette Jurado and Gioia Bruno at a Mexican restaurant in Miami
She was active in Exposé from 1986-1996, singing lead on the hit singles "Stop, Listen, Look and Think", "As Long as I Can Dream", and "In Walked Love". After Exposť released their greatest hits album, she kept a low profile and worked on various projects. Curless has appeared in a local South Florida production of the musical Chess, and has performed vocals on several dance-music projects; one called Clueless (miscredited as "Anne Curless"), another called the K&M Project for a remake of the Donna Summer song Heaven Knows, worked with producer JJ on the song Come to Me, and worked with producer Vinny Vero on a few tracks. She has also written for other artists, including Degrees of Motion, Celie Bee, and Angelina Bofill in addition to working on a charity project called Songs of Love.
Curless was formerly married to George Hess in the early 1990s, a former dance music executive at RCA/Arista Records. She has since remarried and has three children. In 2006, Curless renewed connections with the other members of Exposé and is now touring with the group. Their first performance since 2003 was on October 21, 2006 as part of the "Freestyle Explosion" concert at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida.
Ann Curless - Profile
Source: Exposé Tour Book - 1989
More Recent News on Ann Curless
In September 2006, Curless reunited with Exposé members Gioia Bruno and Jeanette Jurado. The members of Exposé toured extensively through 2007 and 2008.
Today, in addition to Exposé's work, Ann has been involved in various projects outside of the group. She has written/co-written several songs and has even had one used for an English band, Degrees of Motion. She has also given seminars for new talent; wishing to teach the novices the pitfalls of the industry. She has acted in several productions, including a few commercials, as well as the theater.
Her solo ventures include:
Recording three tracks with a group called CLUELESS, namely LATELY, ONE and OPEN ARMS (released on ZYX Records in March 1999). LATELY was also released as a single with various remixes.
Ann followed that project by appearing as guest vocalist for JJ on a song entitled "COME TO ME" (released on Waako Records in March 2000).
Ann then appeared as guest vocalist alongside Jermain Maxwell for the K&M PROJECT on a song entitled "HEAVEN KNOWS" (released on Waako Records in November 2000).
Currently She continues to be on Tour with Exposé, as the group has performed at various venues since 2007. They should continue to tour well into 2011.
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