Halloween Video 'THIS TIME I'VE GOT IT' With Vegas Magician The Great Tomsoni is Bewitching Audiences On Video Channels

By: Oct. 19, 2013
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The magical single and music video featuring The Great Tomsoni with special guests Penn & Teller (both acts recently featured on the new Arsenio Hall Show) and members of the Las Vegas "Jersey Boys" cast, is causing a stir on regional and internet video channels becoming a Halloween favorite in it's second year of airplay. This madcap Halloween video has been gaining traction on VideoDetective.com (powers videos on other sites including: Veoh, Allmusic.com, Starpulse.com with 11 million viewership),Toronto's MuchMusic.com, and New York's Video Hits and H20 Television with over 2 million viewership.

The song, co-written and produced by hit songwriters Denny Randell and Biddy Schippers, is available for download on iTunes and the video is on YouTube. Along with it's release on Randell and Schippers' Music Avenue Records , This Time I've Got it, will also be included in this year's DVD video packages "Best Of Halloween' and "Hot HD's" by top music aggregator Promo Only (serving major DJ's, program directors and in-store music and video providers).

In addition to his own award-winning magic show, world famous magician John Thompson, with his wife and partner Pam Thompson, also known as The Great Tomsoni & Co, currently works closely with Las Vegas stars Penn & Teller. In the video, mad scientist Tomsoni, who seeks to create a new formula to woo his love interest, Las Vegas actress Joelle Righetti, gets a surprise boost from Penn & Teller, along with Randell & Schippers and performers from the Las Vegas cast of the Tony Award-winning show "Jersey Boys." who also appear in the video.

Denny Randell and Biddy Schippers, who also performed on the recording, have a wealth of history in many facets of the music industry, both separately and as a creative team.

Randell, a renowned songwriter, producer, artist and arranger/programmer, has had more than 45 of his songs reach the Billboard charts, including "A Lover's Concerto" by The Toys, "Native New Yorker" by Odyssey (featured on "Sex and the City's" last season on HBO), "Can't Get Enough of You Baby" by Smash Mouth and Working My Way Back To You." Other artists who have recorded songs penned or co-written by Randell include Quincy Jones, Diddy, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Barry Manilow, Diana Ross, The Spinners, The Monkees, Busta Rhymes, the Star Wars Cast. His songs have sold over 200 million records.

Schippers is a songwriter, producer, artist and programmer who also had numerous U.S. and international chart successes. In addition to her own songwriting accomplishments, she and Randell are composers and producers of dance hits in the U.S. and UK, including their successes as recording artists Randell & Schippers, which have become, according to Allmusic.com, "club staples." Their most recent dance and video hit "Alice in Wonderland" reached #7 on the Yahoo Video charts and was featured on video sites worldwide. Randell and Schippers were recently honored with a special commemorative plaque at the Pentagon for their music network, GI Jams, which showcases and promotes the original songs and performances of active and retired military musical artists.

Randell, who has three of his many renowned songs featured in the Tony Award winning "Jersey Boys," the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, says "it's fabulous to have these wonderfully talented members from the Las Vegas 'Jersey Boys' cast featured in this our latest video."

John Thompson has also created magic for many other famous magicians, including Siegfried and Roy, Lance Burton and Criss Angel and has received 'Magician Of The Year' awards from both the Society Of American Magicians and the Magic Castle among others. He is also an accomplished actor and musician, having appeared in movies, on TV and on well-known recordings. Pam Thompson, also an accomplished movie and TV actress, is only the second woman to get a Performing Fellowship from the Academy of Magical Arts.

With its camp story and top artists, Randell & Schippers' latest record and video "This Time I've Got It," by The Great Tomsoni & Co. promises great fun, including as a Halloween treat.


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