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.
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.
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