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Six-Year-Old Musician Ethan Bortnick Releases His Debut CD and DVD on with CreateSpace Disc on Demand
— Piano whiz kid also scheduled to debut on "The Martha Stewart Show" —

Scotts Valley, Calif. – Nov. 8, 2007 – CreateSpace, part of the, Inc. group of companies (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced the release of "Live in Concert 'By Me' Ethan Bortnick" on, a self-titled CD and DVD by the performer that Savor Records is calling "the youngest recording star to compose, perform, and record his own works on DVD and CD for worldwide distribution." Bortnick is also scheduled to make his debut appearance on the Nov. 9 episode of the nationally syndicated daytime how-to series "The Martha Stewart Show" to perform some of his original songs.

Bortnick, who started playing piano at the age of four, has already made a name for himself by performing on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Good Morning America,"CBS's"The Early Show,"and "Access Hollywood." He impressed singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado so much that she asked him to open for her 2007 tour kickoff in front of 5,000 fans, Bortnick's largest live audience yet.

"Ethan has an incredible following demonstrated by his many appearances on TV," said Dana LoPiccolo-Giles, co-founder and managing director of CreateSpace. "We are delighted to help him connect to his fans around the world through our Disc on Demand services."

"Our son wanted to create a CD and DVD to share his love of music and animals," said Ethan's mother, Hannah Bortnick. "And CreateSpace is an easy and affordable way to make Ethan's songs available to millions of people on"

The "Live in Concert 'By Me' Ethan Bortnick" CD features several original tracks composed by Ethan within the last year; they include "The Tiger Ran Away at the Zoo," "Birds of the World," "Sun and Sky" and "Arctic Jazz." The accompanying DVD, which is also available as a video download through Amazon Unbox, features exclusive performances set to animal imagery that depict Bortnick's inspiration behind each song.

"Live in Concert 'By Me' Ethan Bortnick" can be purchased as a CD, DVD, or video download on For more information about CreateSpace's on-demand offerings, please visit To learn more about Ethan Bortnick, go to

About CreateSpace
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Media Contacts:

For CreateSpace
Veronica White for CreateSpace
Phone: 206.505.8392

Amazon Media Hotline
Phone: 206.266.7180

For Ethan Bortnick
Lily Saborit
Savor Records
Phone: 305.883.9387
Gene Bortnick
Phone: 954.609.9609