AMERICAN IDOL’S® VOCAL COACH BYRD and VOCAL-eZe® THROAT SPRAY FOUNDER OCEA TEAM UP TO PRESENTVOCAL HELP NOW!© DVD
For the first time, two powerhouses of the music industry have teamed up to provide a Vocal Performance Pak for the music industry.
Debra Byrd (known as “Byrd”) created the Vocal Help NOW!© DVD to share the tips, secrets, and exercises with singers around the world that she has previously only shared with world-renowned singers and actors to help maximize their vocal and audition performances. Each DVD purchased will also include a voucher for a free bottle of Vocal-eZe® Professional Throat Spray. Vocal Help NOW!© carries a suggested retail price of $19.99 and will be available at Guitar Center beginning March 5, 2007. Direct orders can also be placed through www.vocalhelpnow.com.
The much-anticipated Vocal Help NOW!© DVD features appearances by two-time Grammy Winner and the original American Idol® Kelly Clarkson, former American Idol® finalists Kimberly Caldwell (American Idol® Season 2 and TV Guide Channel) and Anthony Fedorov (American Idol® Season 4), Rob James (Canadian Idol® Season 4), James Pickens, Jr. (Grey’s Anatomy), 2005 Tony Award Winner Adriane Lenox, and Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk Writer/Producer Zane Mark, among others.
The first herbal product ever offered for retail sale in music stores, and the only artist-endorsed throat spray, Vocal-eZe® Professional Throat Spray has been a staple in the entertainment industry for years. Musicians such as: Tim McGraw, Rob Thomas, Joss Stone, Nickelback, ISM, By All Means Necessary, and Alana Grace all endorse the product for its support while touring and recording. Sting, Lynard Skynard, Evanescence, Alanis Morissette, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Rascal Flatts, Pam Tillis, Mary J Blige, Motley Crue, The Bellamy Brothers and MORE have all ordered Vocal-eZe® frequently while touring.
Meet Byrd. Byrd’s resume includes singing duets with Bob Dylan and Barry Manilow, as well as touring, recording and/or appearing in videos with The Eurythmics, UB40, Lyle Lovett, Roberta Flack, Patti Austin and Bob Geldof. Additionally, you can hear her voice on numerous movie soundtracks (Lion King 1 1/2, First Wives Club, Preacher's Wife, Thumbelina, Deliver Us From Eva, Dr. T and His Women, and Sister Act 2) plus her roles in various Broadway shows (Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk, The Human Comedy, Barry Manilow on Broadway, Haarlem Nocturne, Could It Be Magic? and Ain’t Misbehavin’). Byrd is the vocal coach and vocal arranger for the award winning American Idol® and Canadian Idol®, as well as the American Idol® North American music tours. Additionally, Byrd has been the vocal coach for the 2006 High School Musical Tour, ABC-TV’s “All My Children,” various feature films, Broadway shows, and many others.
Meet Ocea. The creator of Vocal-eZe®, Ocea (pronounced “Osha”) is the President & Founder of Travel Wellness, Inc. Ocea has long been one of the most sought after bodywork therapists and healers in the music and entertainment industries. Her tour and concert work with professionals in the music industry has included: Lilith Fair (1997), Dixie Chicks (1998), Shania Twain (1999), CMA Awards (1999-2005), Tim McGraw’s New Year’s Eve Bash (1999 & 2000), Grammy Awards (2000 - 2003), Latin Grammy Awards (2000-2001), the Arista 25th Anniversary Celebration (2000), American Music Awards (2001), Women Who Rock Concert (2002), and Fan Fair 2000-2005. Ocea’s talent has been featured in articles in Allure Magazine’s “Best kept secrets to the Stars”, Dish Magazine, Tour Guide Magazine, and Music Trades Magazine. She has spoken on industry panels and written several articles for industry magazines addressing wellness on the road. In October of 2000, Ocea launched Travel Wellness, Inc. – a company dedicated to providing natural wellness solutions to artists and working professionals who spend a majority of their working lives on the road.
For more information on Byrd and her DVD, check out her website at www.vocalhelpnow.com.