Perception Wins Best International Film at Brightside Tavern Shorts Film Festival

Linda Collins Co-Stars in this Story of Immigration to the USA From Two Conflicting Points of View

Mar, 2020 (New York, NY) — Actor/Producer Linda Collins accepted the “Best International Film” award at the Brightside Tavern Shorts Film Festival for the film “Perception”; which was also a Finalist for “Best Concept”. Written and directed by Andres Irias, movie tells the story of immigration from two points of view; a Honduran mother who is pressured to migrate, and an American teen from a white supremacist family who is taught to hate immigrants. Linda plays Lauren, the Mother/Wife in the American family and this portrayal also recently garnered her an award for Best Supporting Actress at the Omaha Latino Film Festival . Ms. Collins was also one of the Executive Producers on the project; which filmed in Miami in late 2018.

 

Linda can be seen in other upcoming productions including a principal role in 21st Century Vision Films crime thriller “The Stable” – playing a gritty nightclub owner/head of a human-trafficking ring.

 

Additionally, she recently appeared in films such as “In My Eyes”, about a young man with Cerebral Palsy going to college and the anxiety that he carries with him (an Official Selection at LIIFE), “Three for the Road”, a comedy about three independent, intelligent women from completely different backgrounds who come together seeking spiritual enlightenment (directed by David Patrick Wilson, an Official Selection and Finalist as Best TV Episode in the Portland Comedy Film Festival) and Horror film by Director Terry Wickham, “Gruesome Threesome”; where a young couple have a fun online video chat, while watching an anthology horror film. What begins as innocent entertainment leads to a horrific conclusion. Collins has worked with Wickham before; on “Double Vision”, about a couple who once dated and reconnect after a decade apart whose bliss is shattered by pure terror. At the same time, two women who are business partners have been having issues professionally, which leads to an unimaginable terrifying outcome. The latter three films also screened at the Hells Kitchen NYC Film Festival.

 

For More on Linda Collins, VISIT: 

 

www.LindaCollinsActress.com

Facebook.com/LindaCollins.Actress

Twitter: @Linda_Collins_

 

For Press Inquiries, Contact: Rick@RickEberleAgency.com

 

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MORE ABOUT LINDA COLLINS:

 

Linda Collins was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Olivia Watson Beaty, a pianist, vocalist, and Sacred Music Director and father Gaylon Patterson, a Lt. Colonial in the Air Force reserves, and Production Manager at McDonald-Douglas Aircraft. Her heritage includes Scottish, Irish and Native American on both sides. Linda exhibited an early aptitude for acting and music, and her siblings often created and performed plays for their parents while in grade school. Her earliest at home role was as Cupid in the family Valentine’s play. 

 

She was in the Thespians Club in high school, performing in school productions, and her talents subsequently won her scholarships to the University of Alabama, Duquesne University (BM, summa cum laude), and Northern Illinois University (Master of Music degree) where she was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. 

 

After performing several years as a professional musician in the US and Canada, Linda moved to NYC, and in 2010 began pursuing in earnest her other love – acting. While studying in NYC with renowned acting coach Catherine Gaffigan, she began booking film and television work. Since then she’s booked leading roles in TV Series’ including “I’d Kill for You”, “Stalked”, “Redrum” (Co-starring as Lt. Detective Penny Kimball), “Evil I”, “Monsters Inside Me” (Co-starring as Patricia Nash), and the co-lead role in an episode of True Crime with Aphrodite Jones. She has also appeared in the Feature Films “Burning Blue” (As the on-screen mother to William Lee Scott’s character), “Contest” (As a cooking contest Judge), and in the leading role of Edna in Ashley Cintron’s production of “Chef’s House”. 

 

As a musician, Linda has played Principal Horn in several orchestras including the Huntsville Symphony, Winnipeg Symphony (CA), and Naples Philharmonic (FL) Orchestras, as well as in theatre orchestras for “Fiddler on the Roof” (Herschel Bernardi), “Showboat” (Elaine Stritch and Robert Morse), and “Phantom of the Opera” in Toronto. She also was pianist with many groups including the American Wind Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Ballet, Chicago City Ballet and Paul Taylor Dance Company, and has performed in numerous national broadcasts for CBC Radio. 

 

Always an activist for the arts, Linda received the honor of a national appointment by Canadian Minister of Heritage Flora McDonald to serve for three years as a member of the Canadian Advisory Committee on the Status of the Artist ( Ottawa, CA) and later was appointed by AFM International President Tom Lee as Assistant to the International President of the American Federation of Musicians in NYC, where she served the international music community for six years. 

 

She has continued to hone her acting skills at the T. Schreiber Studio in NYC with coach Terry Schreiber and Peter Miner, while being booked regularly for various television and film work.

 

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“Luminary Icon: The MC Sha Rock Story” Actress Dorothy Meyers Appears at The Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience Grand Induction Ceremony

“Luminary Icon: The MC Sha Rock Story” Actress Dorothy Meyers Appears at The Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience Grand Induction Ceremony

Event Honoring the Icon MC Sha Rock and Her Lasting Impact on Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide was Saturday February 1st, 2020 in Washington D.C.

Feb, 2020 (New York, NY) — Actress Dorothy Meyers, who appears in the new film “Luminary Icon: The MC Sha Rock Story” attended the Hip Hop Museum’s Pop Up Experience Grand Induction Ceremony of MC Sha Rock (of Funky 4+1 – the first Hip Hop act to be signed to a record deal and to ever perform on Saturday Night LIVE) this past Saturday February 1st at Listen/Vision Studios, 2622 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001 https://listenvision.com/

 

More details on Hip Hop Museum at: www.hiphopmuseumdc.org

 

“Being involved in this important film that celebrates the life and career of one of Hip Hop’s pioneers – and someone who I feel has helped in the overall fight for female empowerment – has been very special to me. Dorothy said, “Her story is one that more people need to hear. It’s relatable and inspiring on many levels”.

 

More on the film at: https://www.facebook.com/luminaryiconthemovie/

 

Besides her upcoming supporting role in the new movie “Luminary Icon: The MC Sha Rock Story”, the in-demand performer is currently working on 7 Webseries: namely Triangle, Davenport Diaries, The Ave, Jersey the Series, Mistake, Makeup x Breakup (now streaming on BET) and In Our Backyard, plus other interesting projects to be announced. 

 

Modeling since the early 90’s, her acting career spans every medium and discipline of the craft with a past focus on Television, including a co-starring role on Almost Family on FOX, Co-Hosting a segment on Dr. Oz with Chef Roble and playing “Mother” in Brainchild by Pharrell Williams. Dorothy has also served as the Host of “Trenton Now”, and has made appearances on the Rachel Ray Show, FOX Philly News and the PIX 11 News with Kirsten Cole. Additionally, the actress has played Harvette, in “Stalked The Harvette Williams Story” on ID Channel, Madam Floor Person in “The Perfect Murder”, Kim Worthington on “The Real Story with MES” and in Re-accurring parts in 6 Webseries (2 on TV, 4 YouTube). Dorothy is also a former Ambassador for the NBC People’s Choice Awards.

 

Ms. Meyers has starred on Broadway in James Franco’s version of “Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams and in Movies such as The Fearless Two, TONES, Providence (indie), with more planned for 2020 and beyond. The versatile actor was also part of a DOVE Billboard Campaign at Times Square, in a Harper’s Bazaar Online tutorial with Justine Marjan (Kim Kardashian’s hair stylist) and has served as an Ambassador for FitBit, and a Spokesperson for Metamucil. On top of it all, Dorothy can be seen in many National commercials like Hair Secret and Flawless Dermaplane by Finishing Touch, Hair Illusion, Penn Medicine, Money Lion, Booty Secret, AAA Taxi and more.

 

Visit Dorothy Meyers on Social Media for Updates and Further Info:

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001004573725

 

Instagram: https://instagram.com/dorothymeyersofficial

 

Linkedin: http://linkedin.com/in/dorothy-meyers-3a376723

 

Twitter: dorothy_meyers

 

For Press Inquiries, Contact: Rick@RickEberleAgency.com

 

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Love Hurts in New Psychological Thriller “Thorns for Flowers”

Love Hurts in New Psychological Thriller “Thorns for Flowers”

A Psychic Helps the Police Track Down a Serial Killer and Falls in Love with a Young Woman They’re Trying to Protect

(New York, NY) – Fans with a passion for psychological thrillers will thoroughly enjoy writer/director Anthony de Lioncourt’s “Thorns for Flowers”. Set in the 1970’s, a psychic, Leo (brilliantly played by Vance Clemente) helps the Police track down a serial killer, and falls in love with a young woman, Catherine, (expertly acted by the effervescent Samantha Strelitz) they’re trying to protect. This gripping feature film offers intense scenes throughout; including strange happenings with a mystical force of nature located in a hole in the ground, flashbacks to Leo’s painful childhood and a plot twist ending that you won’t see coming. Previous films by De Lioncourt include “The Protokon” and “When We Dance the Music Dies” (starring William Ragsdale, Eric Roberts and Catherine Mary Stewart).

 

Watch the trailer on Vimeo here: 

https://vimeo.com/168228760 

 

For screener or to coordinate interviews and media coverage, CONTACT: Rick@rickeberleagency.com or call 516-729-6872

 

Check out photos and more at https://www.facebook.com/thornsforflowers/ or visit https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4875536/ 

 

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Singer/Songwriter Arizona Lindsey Releases Her Anxiously Awaited New Single, “Anxiety”

Singer/Songwriter Arizona Lindsey Releases Her Anxiously Awaited New Single, “Anxiety”

Award Winning Talent Crafts Relatable Tune and Gives Honest Performance That Hits Home for Millions Of People Around the World

 

Jan 2020 (Long Island, NY) – 23-year-old country/pop singer-songwriter, mental health advocate, and recording artist Arizona Lindsey is releasing her highly anticipated new track “Anxiety” on all the major services February 13th. This is the first single from her new album “The Process” with co-producer Christine Sweeney, set for a Fall 2020 release. Lindsey’s debut, “The Castle You Built Me” came out in July of 2018 to critical acclaim.

 

To support the record, she will be performing on February 14th at Roost Studios – New Paltz NY, at Neutral Café – New Orleans LA on Feb 24th, and on March 1st at LI on the Rise – Copiague NY as well as at the Montauk Music Festival this Spring. Plans are also in the works for a tour from Boston to Nashville this Summer. Additionally Arizona has upcoming radio interviews on WUSB 90.1 FM – Stony Brook, NY and WHPC 90.3 FM – Garden City, NY where “Anxiety” has been receiving regular advance airplay. 

 

Follow Ari’s Facebook page to keep up with upcoming shows added to her 2020 tour (https://www.facebook.com/ArizonaLindseyMusic) and her Instagram for new behind the scenes content and livestreams (https://www.instagram.com/arinzonalindseymusic)

 

With her sweet-sounding voice, passionate vocal performance, and heartfelt and powerful lyricism, it’s no wonder that Arizona Lindsey has been captivating audiences attention worldwide. 

 

Appearing in multiple live interviews and performances, Arizona has been a featured artist on radio stations across the east coast such as Last-FM, Blast-FM, WUSB Homegrown Long Island, Granite Coast Entertainment Inc., and WHPC Rising Stars. The video for “Close the Window,” Lindsey’s popular single from The Castle You Built Me, was filmed and directed by seven-time Emmy award winner, Chris Sassano. Her single “The Desired Way” and its’ music video was recently featured on IndieArtist TV (Roku Music Streaming Channel). 

 

As a passionate mental health advocate and growing public figure, Lindsey also works to de-stigmatize mental health and promote wellness and empowerment.  To reach others about these important messages, she writes about mental health in her music and conducts open conversations with her fanbase on social media.

 

Known as “Ari” by her closest fans and friends, she speaks openly to them about her goals and experiences. Ari remarked, “I want to open conversation in communities about mental health, wellness, and how to build stronger support systems. No matter what it is you are going through, you are never alone. It does get better, but it’s certainly a process. My work as an advocate and artist is to help people through that process; for the good parts and the really challenging ones.”

 

Recently, Lindsey was the winner of the Gold Coast Arts Center’s Your Big Break Competition, performed for the Montauk Music Festival, and played at the Hudson Valley’s annual “Music Networking Conference”. She was also selected by former VP of Warner Chappell Music, Judy Stakee, as a songwriter for her company’s songwriting retreat. Arizona is currently performing at venues around Long Island and the Hudson Valley, NY with more East Coast and national dates planned for 2020.

 

For more info on Arizona Lindsey check out:

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArizonaLindseyMusic/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arinzonalindseymusic/?hl=en

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRB8bpmvI8iMQVea0gCBwHA

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2E7EFgTBpfyHUOMM2zF7WX

 

For Press Inquiries, CONTACT: Rick [AT] RickEberleAgency.com

 

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Greg Hoy & The Boys Release “Brilliant Jerk” Single/Video, Mini EP and Continue Cross Country Tour in Support of New Music

Greg Hoy & The Boys Release “Brilliant Jerk” Single/Video, Mini EP and Continue Cross Country Tour in Support of New Music

The Band Documents Their Travels Touring Across the US In a ‘73 Airstream

Over the course of his career, Greg Hoy has released over thirty albums under various monikers such as The Royal Panics, Greg Hoy & The Boys, and Twice As Bright. Hoy has worked with a number of artists in various capacities including recording with The Last Town Chorus, performing at the base of the World Trade Center with Glenn Branca, and engineering bands with Steve Albini and J. Robbins. 

 

Greg Hoy & The Boys are multitasking while touring the country in a ‘73 Airstream,  filming a documentary about their travels, and traveling to new markets up and down the east coast October through December of 2019.

 

This October, the northeast leg of their tour has them supporting their double LP, a self-titled release as well as a new tour mini-album “Enjoy The View” recorded by Steve Albini (Nirvana, Pixies) and remixed by Sylvia Massy (Rick Rubin, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash). 

 

TOURDATES AS OF 09/17/19 – MORE TO BE ADDED:

 

Th 10/03 Piano’s, NYC

F 10/04 Amityville Music Hall, Long Island NY

S 10/05 Amity Teen Center, New Haven CT

Sun 10/06 Bourbon & Branch, Philly

F 10/11 Square Root, Boston MA

S 10/12 Tellus, Lancaster, MA

W 10/16 The Footlight, Queens, NY

Th 10/17 Angels, Baltimore, MD

F 10/18 Dantes, Frostburg MD

S 10/19 Songbyrd, DC

Sun 10/20 Brighton Bar, Long Branch, NJ

 

The new mini LP will be released September 27th on all streaming platforms.

 

WATCH THE VIDEO FOR THEIR NEW SINGLE “BRILLIANT JERK” HERE:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDADgfCrdGA

 

Catch the current trio on tour featuring bassist/vocalist Vicky Warwick (Charli XCX, Thompson Twins) & drummer David E. Richman (Witch Taint, Letters to Cleo). Episodes from the year on tour can be seen at www.limitedmileage.com 

 

You can check them out now on Spotify and Bandcamp. Keep up with news and updates on their website.

 

Praise for Greg Hoy

Divide & Conquor – “Live, Hoy is like Jack White AND Jack Black rolled into one… I was addicted the first time I heard it.”

 

The Big Takeover – “Drop the needle anywhere on these 4 sides and you’re greeted with Hoy’s crunchy, meaty, dirt discharging guitars & swaggering Mick Jagger/David Johansen-like growl. Hoy’s boys kick out plenty of 70’s punk, rnb, blues inspired jams.”

 

Red Red Wine on a Sunday – “This 2 LP set is deep – like peeling layers off an onion – each song is a revelation!”

 

About Greg Hoy

Greg Hoy is an artist currently based out of San Francisco, CA. Several of Hoy’s songs have been featured on network television on shows such as “One Tree Hill” and MTV’s “Made”. He was a host for the original Arlene’s Grocery Punk Rock Heavy Metal Karaoke in New York City. He has run a record label called 30 Peak since 2007 and does production and soundtrack work under the name earhopper. You can follow Greg Hoy & The Boys on Facebook and follow check out their website for news and updates. 

 

For Press Inquiries, Contact: Rick@RickEberleAgency.com 

 

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Deborah Lee Fong to Play Lead Role as Part of the Urban World Film Festival Live Screenplay Readings on Friday September 20th in NYC

Deborah Lee Fong to Play Lead Role as Part of the Urban World Film Festival Live Screenplay Readings on Friday September 20th in NYC

Veteran Actor/Dancer in Theater and on Television Brings Her Unique Talents to the Heart of New York for Special Performance at the 23rd Annual Festival

 

It was announced today that renowned Actress and Dancer Deborah Lee Fong will be appearing as Agnes in the production of “Secret Santa” during the Live Screenplay Readings as part of this year’s Urban World Film Festival. The event, presented by BET and in partnership with the Writers Guild of America East, is on the second day of the Festival, Friday September 20th from 11am – 1pm at The Paramount Screening Room in the Viacom Building, located at 1515 Broadway, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10036. Learn more at www.urbanworld.org 

 

Known for her starring and supporting roles in “Footsteps” and “Footsteps 2” on PBS, the film “You and Your Decisions”, and countless national Theater productions, the energetic bilingual Panamanian American performer has been acting and dancing in theater/television for over 30 years. Versatile and engaging, she can seemingly play any character and also specializes in Salsa and pole dancing. Deborah is thrilled to be involved in this year’s festival as Agnes in “Secret Santa”.

 

The Urbanworld Film Festival, founded in 1997 by Stacy Spikes, is one of the largest internationally competitive festivals of its kind. Each year, they curate a slate of films representing the broadest lens of diversity across stories, characters, themes, and cultures. Urbanworld is a five-day festival, anchored in film, showcasing narrative and documentary features, short films, spotlight screenings and conversations, and live staged screenplay readings. 

 

For More on Deborah Lee Fong, contact her Manager: 

Mrs. T. Theresa Bastien ttbtalent5@gmail.com 647-474-6177

 

For More on The Urban World Film Festival, visit: www.urbanworld.org 

 

For Press Inquiries, Contact: Rick@RickEberleAgency.com

 

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A New Reason to be Terrified Lurks Online: TERROR TV

A New Reason to be Terrified Lurks Online: TERROR TV

The “Netflix of Horror” Is Coming for YOU This Summer 

Tempe, AZ – (July 30, 2019) A new, Global platform has launched; aimed at supplying Horror lovers a continuous supply of programming from one of the largest, modern collections of horror movies. Legendary Horror film producer/distributor Darrin Ramage announced today that Terror TV is now streaming on demand to subscribers on its Roku TV premium site. The company will soon make the service available directly to a worldwide audience over mobile devices, smart tablets and computers through its web portal and apps. The network’s terrifying programming will constantly be updated weekly with new titles.

 

COME GET TERRIFIED: 

www.terrortv.com 

 

Darrin Ramage remarked, “We have had the idea of building this vehicle since 2003 but the time wasn’t right until now, when I feel we can finally give to the public an easy, cost effective way to stream an almost endless supply of content in all horror genres”.

 

Mr. Ramage is the owner of the Seventy3º Multimedia group of companies which includes the popular Brain Damage Films. He has brought together highly respected television and media executive Robert A. Harris, entertainment veteran John Velasco and Chris Pati, founder of the #1 Independent Global Social Broadcast Media Network; to create and manage Terror TV.

 

Robert Harris said “With the ubiquity of high speed internet access, the time is right now to launch this unique platform and move into a new, exciting chapter of horror and thriller entertainment. I am pleased to be part of this team and look forward to bringing Darrin’s incredible library directly to a worldwide audience on-demand for the first time.

 

Terror TV will supply viewers both young and old, a unique collection of programming on demand, whatever their horror taste, and is priced to be affordable for all; with enough content to satisfy the most insatiable fans.

Charter subscribers will receive original, collectable gifts and on-going special offers.

 

John Velasco commented that “I have worked with all these people for years and I’m excited that we have finally all joined together on this one project and can bring our individual ideas and talents to the party”.

 

The Brain Damage on-line store will allow fans to collect posters, apparel and almost all the Horror-related merchandise they long for. Then, look out for “Terror Tuesdays” coming to movie theaters and venues across the nation. Brain Damage himself, the host of Terror TV, will be touring exhibitions and special events throughout the year.

 

Chris Pati added; “When I formed my company, it was with the idea to build further platforms after my initial IndimusicTV launch. This is the first idea that I have fully embraced and am looking forward to the reaction that fans will get when they discover just what this is”.

 

For More Information on Terror TV, Visit: www.TerrorTV.com 

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/terrortv/

 

For Press Inquiries, CONTACT: Rick@rickeberleagency.com 

 

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About Darrin Ramage:

 

Darrin Ramage has, for many years, been the leader in cutting edge horror production and content since 1982. He formed the Seventy 3º Multimedia group of Companies, which is based at it’s multi studio facility in Tempe Arizona, to consolidate his various companies into one vertically integrated group. The divisions of Seventy3° Multimedia, encompass all facets of film, music production and post production, It’s distribution arm covers the world.

 

About Robert Harris:

 

Robert Harris is a respected media executive and producer with a long and distinguished career as an innovator in both traditional and new media.  Over his more than four decades in network television production, broadcasting, cable, internet and motion pictures as both a producer and senior studio and network executive Mr. Harris has made a lasting impact on popular culture and on media business models. He is currently producing scripted and non-scripted content for both traditional and emerging digital platforms. Robert served as President of Universal Television and President of MCA/Universal’s worldwide TV operations where he managed the development, sale and production of some fifty TV series and projects, including such iconic hits as Miami Vice; Murder, She Wrote, Magnum P.I.; The Incredible Hulk and The Equalizer. Later, as President and Director of Imagine Films Entertainment, Inc he was involved in the production of that company’s successful initial slate of films. As the first VP of Broadband Strategy for America On Line, he was a pioneer in delivering targeted video and audio content via the internet.  Mr. Harris was also a Director of Savage Beast Technologies, now known as Pandora Media, the very popular online streaming music service.

 

About John Velasco:

 

John Velasco is currently the CEO of MD25 Entertainment. This company encompasses a wide range of entertainment services from music publishing and management to film and television production. John has been in the entertainment industry for decades. Beginning in the theatre in London, England. He moved into the music publishing industry where he worked with Canopy Music, Hemdale, Cherry Lane and ran United Artist Music in the UK. John was UK head of the first Bertelsmann (now BMG) publishing company, Interworld Music. He moved to the USA as VP of CBS Songs. John has represented in management or publishing or both: Jimmy Webb, Black Sabbath, Yes, Davy Jones, John Denver, Tina Turner, Marvin Gaye, Tommy Boyce and Randy Edelman. Worked with Sesame St, Parker Brothers, Marvel, Disney, American Idol, American Greetings. In 2017 he produced the Leadbelly Fest at Carnegie Hall. John is Chairman of RADD, member of The National Academy of Popular Music, The National Academy of Recording Arts and Science and Songwriters Hall of Fame

 

About Chris Pati:

 

Chris Pati is Founder/Chairman of IndiMusic TV, the number one Global Music Video Channel. Chris has also created SMBN, Inc., a company specializing in building and maintaining Social Media Broadcast Network platforms (a Patent Pending synergistic merge of linear broadcast and social media) for various brands. Their first official “white Label” project is Terror TV. Well known as a multi-instrumentalist/producer, Chris is also acclaimed for his blazing ability on guitar as well as his production talent. He has had over two dozen Top 20 Billboard hits and his Modern Voices Label was named a TOP 10 Indie Label by Billboard. In 1981 he was already refining the home project studio and fifteen years later he foresaw the demise of the brick and mortar music business. Thus, he decided to focus strictly on Digital Distribution and was a pioneer in creating and promoting Digital Content, launching  a digital store and website in 1995. Chris was honored by Berry Gordy (Founder of Motown Records), when he called on Chris to arrange and perform an impromptu medley of “America the Beautiful” and “Lift up Your Hearts and Voices” for opera star and actress N’kenge at President Obama’s 2009 Commander-In-Chief Inaugural Ball. Chris has shared the stage with Bon Jovi, Peter Frampton, Josh Groban, Smokey Robinson, Ann Wilson and many other outstanding artists.. He sits on the Board of Directors of the charity “Rock and Roll For Children”.