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Lani Starwww.legendaryvoice.com

Lani Star is an immensely talented, award winning vocalist, best selling co-author, award-winning actress and film producer, dancer and song writer. She has toured internationally, performed with numerous Grammy Award-winning artists such as John Fluker (Windham Hill, Gladys Knight), Henry Gibson (Roberta Flack), Charles Brochman, (Grammy Award-winning producer), Brian BecVar (Michael Bolton, Celine Dion, Kitaro, Roberta Flack) Steven Halpern (Award-winning New Age Composer, Oprah, 20/20) and with her partner, legendary guitarist Bruce BecVar. Lani opened for New York Times Best Selling authors Wayne Dyer, Harold Bloomingfield and Ram Dass and has also appeared on Good Morning Australia, the Mike Douglas Show, PBS, & VHI television.

"Lani's beautiful voice is devotionally inspired. I love to be close to her when she sings so that I can enjoy the nectar of her blissful sound."
~ Ram Dass, Teacher & Author of Spiritual Classic "Be Here Now"

Bruce BecVarwww.shiningstar.com

Bruce BecVar is a legendary guitarist, renowned composer & multi-instrumentalist with over a dozen CD's to his credit. Bruce is most known for his best selling album, The Magic of Healing Music, created for Deepak Chopra. This popular three-album series is based on musically balancing the three ancient Ayurvedic principles, Vata, Pitta and Kapha, popularized by Dr. Chopra. BecVar worked closely with Dr. Chopra and Dr. David Simon on this project.

"An enormously gifted multi-instrumentalist and composer, BecVar has an uncanny ability to bring forth exquisite gems of musical genius. These tenderhearted jewels are profoundly soothing and healing gifts straight from BecVar's heart to ours."
~ Steve Ryals, music reviewer



Michael Ruffwww.michaelruff.com

Celebrated Artist, songwriter, pianist. Michael is a gifted producer who always focuses on the song and artist integrity. He is widely known as a "musician’s musician", and draws talented players and collaborators into his projects and performances. Michael has released 10 solo CDs worldwide, ranging from the funkiest Gospel and jazz to the deepest of heartfelt ballads. He maintains a large following in Europe, New York, Nashville and Los Angeles.

He has had million-selling songs recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Huey Lewis, Natalie Cole, BeBe Winans, David Sanborn, The Doobie Brothers, and many more. His music is regularly used in movies and television. He has served as musical director/keyboardist with Lionel Richie, Chaka Khan, Rickie Lee Jones, David Sanborn, John Lee Hooker, Stevie Nicks and countless others. Michael a husband and father of five children, makes his home in Hawaii and gives credit to the Lord Jesus Christ for ALL things.


Freddie Ravelwww.freddieravel.com

Freddie Ravel is a GRAMMY-nominated producer, #1 recording artist, innovative motivational speaker and founder of Tune Up to Success®. He began performing worldwide with Brazilian master Sergio Mendes by age 23 where Universal

With Top Ten charting solo albums that continue to receive extensive international airplay: “Freddie Ravel”, featuring the #1 international hit, “Sunny Side Up”.

Subsequent invitations from Madonna led to joint MTV & “Evita” appearances while collaborations including Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Quincy Jones, Prince, Herbie Hancock and Carlos Santana. Most recently, Freddie produced and co-wrote “Givin’ it Up”, the title track of the Multi-GRAMMY Award Winning Album by George Benson & Al Jarreau.

"Freddie’s reputation as a multi-faceted Producer, Composer & Live Performer soared to the top echelons of the music industry with the legendary Earth, Wind & Fire and Al Jarreau under his directorship."
~ Maurice White, Earth Wind & Fire, Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame, Six Grammys, Iconic producer & group founder

“Freddie’s spirit is infinite silence and dynamism at the same time.”
~ Deepak Chopra

“Freddie’s soul shines through his musical brilliance awakening the music in each and everyone of us. Within his brilliant performance is a soul star experience that you will never forget. Go a thousand miles out of your way to hear, see and feel my renowned friend."
~ Mark Victor Hansen, “America’s Ambassador of Possibility” & Horatio Alger Award Recipient

“Freddie is not only a profound musical genius but more importantly, he is blending music with self-awareness giving people a road map for how to take the various aspects of themselves & integrate them so that you can live your life more joyfully fulfilled producing more of the results you want in your work, financially, relationally, spiritually & with family.”

~ Jack Canfield, New York Times best selling Author “Chicken Soup for the Soul “

“Freddie Ravel is brilliant”
~ Madonna, Grammy Winning, International Super Star

“Freddie makes music from the spheres, the angels, and the Gods.”
~ Marianne Williamson, #1 New York Times Best Selling Author & Oprah Radio Host

“Freddie Ravel is one of the most dynamic, inspiring, entertainers and educators I’ve ever seen. His ability to wrap knowledge around this space called music is absolutely wonderful. I sit captivated by his energy, his stories and in awe of his knowledge. You need him on your team!"
~ Lisa Nichols, Founder, Motivating the Teen Spirit, Master Teacher in “The Secret”, Oprah and Larry King


Brian BecVarwww.realmusic.com

Extremely Talented pianist, composer and songwriter Brian BecVar steps into the spotlight on his own. Featured on John Cougar's album was released on the Mercury-Polygram label with a song written by BecVar and Mellencamp called Pray For Me. In 1980, BecVar had a one-year stint in Miami with a funk group called Wild Cherry. After moving to Los Angeles, his career took off as he began writing songs and touring with such artists as Roberta Flack, Bobby Caldwell, Celine Dion, Michael Bolton and Laura Branigan.

His magnificent CD, Once in a Life is inspired by the belief that our greatest fulfillment happens when we are fully present in the moment, for each moment is experienced only once in a life," says Brian BecVar. He adds, "I would be rewarded if people were energized by the music and came away with peace and tranquillity from the melodies and a celebration of life through the rhythms.


Doug Cameronwww.dougcameron.com

Doug Cameron is one of the true innovators of the contemporary and electric violin. With eight CD’s to his credit, Cameron has long been a favorite on jazz radio internationally.  An arranger and composer as well, Doug’s CD’s feature many of his own compositions. A veteran of the Los Angeles studio Scene, Doug has recorded and performed with a wide range of artists, including George Benson, Doc Severinsen, Tom Petty, Cher, The Allman Brothers, Dionne Warwick and many others as well as numerous motion pictures and commercials. Many jazz luminaries appear as special guests on Doug’s Various CD’s, including David Benoit, Lee Ritenour, Boney James, Gerald Albright, Joe Sample, Russ Freeman from “The Rippingtons” and Russ Ferrante from “The Yellowjackets”. 

The Uncharted Path was a unique departure from his other recordings. One of Doug's original compositions on the CD was produced by multi grammy award winning producer, David Foster. Doug has also just released his first concert DVD, Doug Cameron Live. The DVD contains video from five different performances.

“I believe it is more important than ever that young people become exposed and involved in music. Music is a gift that I am grateful to have in my life, and it’s my hope to be able to share it with as many young people as possible.”
~ Doug Cameron 


Peter Katerwww.peterkater.com

Multi-Platinum selling pianist-composer, Peter Kater, just received a Grammy nomination for his FACES OF THE SUN recording on SilverWave Records for BEST NEW AGE ALBUM. This is his 4th nomination in the last 5 years. Last year his FIRE cd on the Real Music label received a Grammy Nomination. His PIANO album was nominated in 2005 and his RED MOON recording received a Grammy nod in 2004. He's written the music for over 100 television and film programs and 11 On and Off-Broadway Dramatic plays. Kater's broad creative stroke has touched millions of hearts all around the world and his commitment to the well-being of the environment has earned him the prestigious ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP AWARD from the UNITED NATIONS."

In addition to his four recent Grammy Award Nominations Kater has been nominated seven times for the Indie "Best New Age Album" award, winning the award in 1992 for his critically acclaimed album, Migration, with Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai. He also contributed two songs to the acclaimed SACRED SPIRIT recording which sold over 5 million CDs. The majority of his albums have appeared in the Top 10 of National Airplay charts and in the Top 20 of Billboard’s New Age and Contemporary Jazz charts

Peter has also recently finished the score to the film "10 Questions for the Dalai Lama". The film is currently winning awards at film festivals around the world (www.10questionsforthedalailama.com) and is expecting a major national release in 2007. Over the last few years Peter has written the music for several short films and was heard in the NBC broadcast of the 2000 & 2004 Summer Olympics; he collaborated with Kenny Loggins on his December CD and performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

In addition to scoring for television, video and film projects, Kater has written the music for various award winning Broadway and Off-Broadway dramatic plays. He has collaborated with legendary director Marshall Mason; Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Lanford Wilson; and actors including John Malkovich, Jon Voight, Ethan Hawke, Tyne Daly, Tony Randall, Joan Allen, Christopher Reeve, Jennifer Jason-Leigh, Judd Hirsch, Laura Linney and Christine Lahti to name a few. Also, through repeated invitations to perform at various exclusive events at Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute and John Denver’s Choices for the Future and countless environmental and humanitarian symposiums around the world, Kater has had the honor of performing for celebrities and dignitaries such as Mikhail Gorbachev, George Bush, Thich Nhat Hanh, Gerald Ford, Ted Turner, Shirley Maclaine, Dustin Hoffman, Sean Connery, Sidney Pollack, Alan Alda, Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Dennis Weaver, Griffin Dunne, Raul Julia, Karl Malden, Laura Dern, James L. Brooks and many others.

Of German birth and descent, Peter moved to New Jersey from Munich, Germany at the age of four and began studying the piano, at his mother’s demand, when he was seven. Seven years of classical training led into playing Rock & Roll and Top 40 bands around New Jersey and New York while studying contemporary improvisation. Moving to Boulder, Colorado at the age of eighteen, he began a six-year period of playing only improvisationally in clubs throughout the Rocky Mountain region. “I didn’t want to play anything the same way twice, being in the moment and spontaneous was very important to me, both musically and personally”, said Kater. When he was twenty years old he accepted a scholarship to the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles but quit after two months, preferring his life as a professional musician.

When Kater realized that his next step was composing and recording his music, he moved back to Colorado “to a less external, more inspiring natural environment” and released his first album of piano solos, SPIRIT, in 1983. To his surprise his albums started receiving national attention and charting in the Top 10. Other opportunites started coming his way in the form of phone calls from various television and theatre directors and producers and Kater started to branch out and explore many avenues of creative expression and composition. Since then he's recorded and performed nationally and internationally with some of the worlds most talented and accomplished musicians, actors, directors and authors. Currently Peter lives in Southern California enjoying the climate, lifestyle and the incredible resource of talent and creative opportunities that exist there.

Selected National Scoring Credits:

Film
10 Questions for the Dalai Lama

Incidental Music
Natural Born Killers (Woody Harrelson)
Scenes From A Mall (Woody Allen, Bette Midler)

Television
The Olympics
Good Morning America
Wild World Of Sports
The Kentucky Derby
World Ski Championships
George Michael's Sports Machine
Entertainment Tonight
Bay Watch
America's Most Wanted
LifeStyles of the Rich & Famous

Broadway
Burn This (John Malkovich, Joan Allen)
The Seagull (Ethan Hawke, Jon Voight, Laura Linney)
Redwood Curtain (David Morse, Jeff Daniels)
Summer & Smoke (Christopher Reeve, Christine Lahti)

Discovery Channel
How The West Was Lost (13 hour Mini-series)
God Speed John Glenn (With Walter Cronkite)
Our Time In Hell: The Korean War (Mini-Series)
Eco-Challenge (Mini-Series)
The Windstar Experiment

Disney Channel
A Time To Tell

Entertainment Channel
Celebrity Profile
E! True Hollywood Story
Hard Copy
Access Hollywood
Extra
Style Network
Shabby Chic

LifeTime Channel
Things We Do For Love

Oxygen
Who Does She Think She Is

PBS
Mythos: John Campbell (7 hour series narrated by Susan Sarandon)
Wild America (Over 25 Episodes with Marty Stouffer)
Greenpeace: Greatest Hits


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