Acoustic Ocean is the collaboration of two veteran musicians and recording artists, Peggy Morgan and Bette Phelan. The music of Acoustic Ocean reflects the musical and healing arts backgrounds of the artists as well as the beauty of the Hawaiian Islands, which helped to inspire the music. After a successful touring career that spanned 20-years, Morgan and Phelan relocated to Hawaii to pursue careers in the healing arts.
In 2009 Acoustic Ocean released their debut album, Light Returning. The recording was well received by New Age radio DJs and listeners worldwide. It received widespread airplay and was on the Top 100 Zone Music Charts for 7 months, reaching a top position of #8. It was nominated for five ZMR awards, including Best Album of 2010.
Acoustic Ocean’s second album, Reflections on Still Water, was released in July 2010. It was on ZMR Top 100 chart for 11 months reaching a top position of #3. The album was nominated for Best Contemporary Instrumental album and was chosen as a Top 10 Pick for 2010 by RJ Lannan, a staff reviewer for ZMR.
Acoustic Ocean’s third album, Chimes of the Spirit, was released for radio airplay in February 2013. The album entered the ZMR Top 100 chart at #3 in February and went to #1 in March. The album spent 7 months on the ZMR Top 100 chart and was #9 for 2013 out of 2300 albums tracked. Chimes of the Spirit has been nominated for Best Album of the Year and Best Instrumental - Acoustic.
Acoustic Ocean Online: www.AcousticOceanMusic.com
Chimes of the Spirit CD - One Sheet: www.AcousticOceanmusic.com/AcousticOcean-ChimesoftheSpirit-OneSheet.pdf
Acoustic Ocean Bio in PDF format: www.AcousticOceanmusic.com/AcousticOceanBio2013.pdf
MORGAN & PHELAN
Morgan & Phelan, a singer/songwriter acoustic duo, toured together for 20 years. During their years together they toured from Boston to Brisbane playing at festivals, concert series, folk clubs, schools, colleges and on radio and television. In the 1980s they were featured performers with Connecticut's Directory of Touring Artists. In 1988, an invitation to perform at World Expo took Morgan & Phelan to Australia where they spent a month performing for international audiences. Morgan & Phelan produced four recordings of original music and an album of traditional American songs and stories for children.
PEGGY MORGAN AND BETTE PHELAN
Peggy Morgan and Bette Phelan are Certified Kripalu Yoga Teachers. Peggy Morgan is a Craniosacral therapist who specializes in SomatoEmotional Release, Heart Centered Therapy and Lymphatic Drainage Therapy. Bette Phelan is a Transpersonal Hypnotherapist and Stress Management Counselor who has produced two highly-effective and well-received CDs: Yoga for Strength, Flexibility, Vitality and Relaxation and Guided Relaxation for Stress Reduction and Deep Sleep (both available at LearnYoga-Online.com).