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Suzanne Doucet

Suzanne Doucet is an award winning composer, producer, recording artist and former pop star from Europe. Suzanne became one of the pioneers in the new age music industry in West Germany and is now recognized as one of the foremost authorities on the subject worldwide. ‪Steven Halpern‬ says in his foreword to the New Age Music Guide by P.J.Birosik, published by MacMillan "...explorers, who helped lay the groundwork for what we now term New Age Music include Kitaro, Andreas Vollenweider, ‪Vangelis‬, C.H.Deuter, ‪Klaus Schulze‬, ‪Paul Horn‬, Suzanne Doucet, ‪Brian Eno‬ and Paul Winter."

"Life Magazine" began their report on New Age Music with a quote from Suzanne Doucet, while specialized Keyboard Magazine acknowledged Suzanne for having "the most authoritative view on New Age Music," and the LA Times devoted a full page article to Suzanne in their Sunday Calendar section. Magazines and TV production companies have interviewed her for their publications in Germany, Austria, France, Spain, Greece, Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea.

Suzanne's over 40 years in the world of Music and Show business have provided her with incomparable knowledge, experience and contacts. Beyond being an international recording and performing artist, a singer, songwriter & composer (several hit records and albums in Europe, Asia and the USA), prime time TV "Pop Show" hostess (guests included the BeeGees, ‪Eric Burdon‬, ‪Grateful Dead‬, ‪Keith Emerson‬, Donovan) Suzanne is also an established actress and musical star (‪Godspell‬ with ‪Donna Summer‬), director, producer, script writer, art director, sound designer, publisher, label owner, marketing consultant and online-retailer.Suzanne won several awards (including the Silver Award for her Visual Music Music work STARFLIGHT) and studied Business administration and marketing at Pepperdine University in California.

She produced a legendary avant-garde triple album under the name ZWEISTEIN for Phonogram and was according to Ado Schlier (Radio Bavaria) the first "Liedermacherin" (singer-songwriter) in Germany. She started her own music publishing company Golden Key Music in 1966 and her own record label Isis Music in 1980. She translated many songs and brought ‪Yip Harburg‬'s musical FINIAN'S RAINBOW to German theaters. She also played in many TV-plays and did numerous voice overs. 

Suzanne moved to California in 1983 and became one of the foremost experts in New Age Music worldwide. She recorded and released many instrumental albums, opened up the first "New Age Music" store in the World, directed and produced 3 international New Age Music conferences and became also a consultant to artists and record labels.

Suzanne collaborated with Christian Buehner, Tajalli, Gary Miraz, Chuck Plaisance and Paradiso. Her latest albums include Resonance, Tantra Zone and Healing Vibes, as well as the singles Moon Valley (Ambient Introspection) Gobi (Desert Meditation & Shamanic Drumming) and Spirit Walk. 

Eight of her earlier albums have been or are currently being released on vinyl by Dark Entries, Wah Wah records in Spain and she is also part of the triple vinyl album The Microcosm by Light in the Attic.

In 2008 Suzanne founded the Online Community The New Age Music Circle, newagemusik.ning.com which became the new network for new age music creators and supporters. She produced together with Beth Hilton (The B Company) 10 MP3 compilations “Sounds from The Circle” with each about 4 hours of music and 40-50 artists per CD. These compilations which feature award winning artists as well as newcomers have been helping successfully promoting the genre and the music.

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