Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Organica Music Group Recording Artist Margo Rey Releases New CD “Habit”

Margo Rey Prepares For Her Upcoming National Holiday Tour With Dave Koz

Beverly Hills, CA, September 20, 2012 - Organica Music Group is pleased to announce the release of Margo Rey’s highly anticipated CD, Habit. The album features Margo’s new Top 20 charting single “Between Us,” as well as her recent hit song “Let the Rain.” The latter, co-written by Ms. Rey and the legendary John Oates, remained on the charts for an astonishing 21 weeks, making it Billboard’s “Hot Shot Debut” and additionally earning her kudos in the magazine’s “Bubbling Under” column. The duo also teamed up on the stunning cut “Saturn Returns.” Oates sings on both tracks and he provides an ideal complement to Rey’s powerful yet nuanced vocals. Listeners closest to it claim that Habit is its own brand of sonic luxury and Rey emerges as a force of nature — in heels no less.

In addition, Margo is preparing for her upcoming national holiday tour with Dave Koz, which is certain to please her diverse and loyal fan base. Based on her track record, Rey’s following is understandable. In less than a two-year span she has delivered five hits in diverse genres that include Adult Contemporary as well as Dance and Pop. She also charted two #1 Dance hits and if that’s not enough, Rey also generated an original Christmas hit.

The holiday tour kicks off on November 23rd with all dates found below. The Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour will be a high-energy tour featuring not only Margo Rey, but David Benoit, Javier Colon and Shelia E. Koz comments, “It never ceases to blow me away, how much people love holiday songs—as evidenced by our 15th anniversary of this tour! This year especially, we’ll try to fit in as many favorites as possible and add our own unique touches along the way.”

Reflecting on the direction of Habit Margo explains: “I wanted something ‘lo-fi’ as opposed to the cloned sounds of today’s pop culture environment. I needed my music to sound like me rather than the equipment it was recorded on. Plus, I feel a huge affinity — love affair even — for the singer/songwriter era of the seventies and eighties.” Ms. Rey employed a technique as simple as it is novel in today’s recording environment. She gathered extraordinary musicians in a room and they recorded (equally extraordinary) music together. If that doesn’t sound radical, it should — and Habit underscores the point. It’s a CD that never leaves the human vibe behind. It revels in it and, if anything, deepens it.

Margo has produced a collection of songs that reverberates with a gamut of emotions. Greed, love, lust, doubt, remorse, obsession and crazed vulnerability are all present — in abundance. “I hope listeners respond to the penetrating pulse in each of these songs. They’re an exploration of my contradictory feelings over the past two years.
Roll all of those emotional tangents into a set list and you have, well, something that I hope will become a “Habit.”

The album unleashes thirteen songs, all of which are original. One exception is a gorgeous cover of The Zombie’s hit, “She’s Not There.” If you think you’ve heard the song before, think again. This version has more down-under burn than most people can handle. But it gets better. Ms. Rey will be on tour. So hang on. Or, better yet, let yourself go.

Habit was recorded and mixed at Rusk LA by Elton Ahi, mastered by Yossi Shaked, produced and arranged by Margo Rey in collaboration with Elton Ahi and Chris Wabich.

Organica Music Group is a boutique media company with four divisions that include:  music; stand-up comedy; publishing; television and film. OMG’s distributor is Universal Music Group. Michael Blakey serves as President and has worked with top artists around the world, receiving over 60 gold and platinum albums and 5 Grammy nominations.

Tour Dates for Dave Kozand Friends Christmas Tour 2012

Includes special guests David Benoit, Javier Colon , Shelia E. and Margo Rey

11/23  Sarasota, FL Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

11/24  Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall

11/25  West Palm Beach, FL Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Arts

11/27  Melbourne, FL King Center of the Performing Arts

11/28  Naples, FL Philharmonic Center for the Arts

11/30 Atlanta, GA Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center

12/1 Durham, NC The Carolina Theatre of Durham

12/3  N. Bethesda, MD The Music Center at Strathmore

12/4  Newport News, VA Ferguson Center for the Arts Concert Hall

12/5  Morristown, NJ Mayo Center for the Performing Arts

12/6  Cleveland, OH Playhouse Square – Palace Theatre

12/7  Columbus, OH Palace Theatre

12/8  Chicago, OH Chicago Theatre

12/10  Denver, CO Paramount Theatre

12/11  Colorado Springs, CO Pikes Peak Center

*12/12 Ft. Worth, TX Bass Performance Hall

*12/13 El Paso, TX Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center

12/14  Santa Rosa, CA Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

12/15  Rancho Mirage, CA Agua Caliente Casino Resort and Spa

12/16  Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre L.A. Live

12/18  Las Vegas, NV The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

12/19  Mesa, AZ Mesa Arts Center – Ikeda Theatre

12/20  Santa Barbara, CA Granada Theatre

12/21  Cerritos, CA Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

12/22  Cerritos, CA Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

12/23  San Francisco, CA Warfield Theatre

*Denotes that Shelia E will not be present

Chip Schutzman
Miles High Productions
P.O. Box 93157
Hollywood, CA 90093

Gate One Marketing Expands Scott Nichols Tennis Book

Scott Nichols new book “On The Other Hand” is not only available on his Website, but is now available on both the USTA and US Open 2012 websites.

Green Cove Springs, FL, September 18, 2012 - This is the official website for Scott Nichols, the Author of “On the Other Hand” (Lookbook Press Seattle, Washington USA – Library of Congress 2012931809). The website offers Tennis Tips and of course, the ability to purchase “On the Other Hand” in PDF or in Hardcover Book format. Each book ordered will be autographed by Scott.

It is Scott Nichols’ goal in writing this book to affect the world of tennis beyond local and regional levels by introducing players, tennis instructors and tennis coaches of all abilities to a proven technique that is broadly used in amateur and pro ranks, but rarely taught-the role of the non-dominant hand in all tennis strokes.

Recently, the USTA has approved “On the Other Hand” on the USTA's Website and the book was also approved for the US Open 2012 Tennis Championship.

In 2004, Scott was selected by the USTA committee, as a member of the United States Trabert Cup Team, traveling to Turkey to compete for the United States. On the road to success, Scott attended Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he played four years of varsity tennis. At age 18, he won the Eastern Section Junior Grass Court Singles Championship. Twenty-five years later, in 2003, he won the USTA National Men’s 40s Grass Court Tennis Championship.

In 2005, Scott was named United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Southern Division 35 and over Player of the Year and also, was awarded the prestigious Professional Tennis Registry USPTR player of the year.

Scott also works with USPTA Master Pro Mike Van Zutphen, so if you want the best in tennis tips and online training, please go to Scott's site and click on the link for Mike Van Zutphen's One Minute Tennis Lessons. Both these professional's offer expertise that is sought out by touring pros to fine tune their games.

By the way, Mike is a USPTA Master Pro of which there are only 113 in the World and has been teaching Tennis for over 30 years. Mike’s coaching style teaches you to understand how to immediately correct the execution of each stroke and the discipline to adjust your game accordingly.

Gate One Senior Partner, William B. Weeks Jr stated; “Scott and Mike have been a joy to work with and both offer years of experience in teaching tennis to both amateurs and professionals!”

About Gate One Marketing:
Gate One Marketing was founded in October 2010. We have over 20 years of experience in traditional and in Internet Marketing. We are Experts at Website Development and SEO as well as PPC with Google and Facebook.

Our background is in Aerospace and Defense Systems. However, we are very technical and business orientated, having founded High Tech Start-up Companies, so we understand the complete business process, not just the internet marketing niche. We specialize in low cost Websites for High Tech companies and any other Internet business from Authors to Artists, to entrepreneurs.

We take into account all the business functions and requirements that can help your business succeed online.

Please call us for a 30 minute free consultation service to discuss your marketing needs. Gate One Marketing has branches in the USA and Sweden. For More Information Go to

About On The Other Hand:
Scott Nichols Website called “On The Other Hand” is a Website devoted to the Worldwide Tennis Community and show cases Scott’s new book “On The Other Hand”. The site also offers Tennis tips and is to have a monthly Newsletter packed with tennis training tips on everything from Strategy and Tactics, and how to properly execute different strokes with use of written text, video and pictures.

About Mike Van Zutphen:
Mike was the 2007 Champions of Tennis Recipient as well as 2007 Champions of Tennis USPTA (Member of the Year) and 5 Time Southwest Professional of the Year. He was the 2 Time Southwest Coach of the Year and the 2 Time Recipient of the National USTA Community Service Award and for 20 Years Southwest Tester of the Year. Mike was the coach of Wimbledon Junior Champion Wesley Whitehead and Pat Dupre’ Number 12 in the World on the ATP Pro Tour.

William B. Weeks Jr
Gate One Marketing International
445 Hope Hull Ct.
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043