Hitmaking Studio Gets Into Label Biz

Jan 1, 2004 12:00 PM, Compiled by Sarah Benzuly

Polls


Education Guide

Mix is gearing up to present its longstanding annual Audio Education Guide in its November 2014 issue. Want to have your school listed in the directory, or do you need to update your current directory listing? Add an image, program description, or a logo to your listing! Get your school in the Mix Education Guide 2014.

Avatar Recording Studio's Harvey J. Rosen (president, COO) and Kirk Imamura (chairman, CEO) have formed 441 Records Corporation (www.441Records.com) within the studio's 441 West 53rd St., New York complex.

According to Rosen, “For years, Avatar's management was astonished that dozens of great, world-renowned jazz albums recorded at Avatar Studios were never made available for sale in the U.S. However, they did well in foreign markets. That said, 441 Records' initial mission is to market in the U.S. much of the jazz music recorded or mixed at Avatar. Our goal is to take the enormous care that goes into recording and extend it to the process of packaging, marketing and distribution.”

The first releases for the label include Joe Chambers and his trio's Urban Grooves, Waltz for Debbie by pianist Don Friedman and his trio, and Itacuruca by Brazilian jazz vocalist Pamela Driggs.

Send Your “Current” News to Sarah Benzuly at sbenzuly@primediabusiness.com.






Acceptable Use Policy
blog comments powered by Disqus

Mix Books

Modern Recording and Mixing

This 2-DVD set will show you how the best in the music industry set up a studio to make world-class records. Regardless of what gear you are using, the information you'll find here will allow you to take advantage of decades of expert knowledge. Order now $39.95

Mastering Cubase 4

Electronic Musician magazine and Thomson Course Technology PTR have joined forces again to create the second volume in their Personal Studio Series, Mastering Steinberg's Cubase(tm). Edited and produced by the staff of Electronic Musician, this special issue is not only a must-read for users of Cubase(tm) software, but it also delivers essential information for anyone recording/producing music in a personal-studio. Order now $12.95

Newsletters

MixLine

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine takes you straight into the studio, with new product announcements, industry news, upcoming events, recent recording/post projects and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

MixLine Live

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine Live takes you on the road with today's hottest tours, new sound reinforcement professional products, recent installs, industry news and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

The Wire, a virtual press conference offering postings of the latest gear and music news, direct from the source. Visit the The Wire for the latest press postings.