Two Michigan Companies Partner to Create, Deliver Portable Shipping Container Recording Studios

DETROIT, Two industry market leaders are joining forces to creatively shape the future of sound and A/V production. Grove Studios, a fast-growing rehearsal and A/V production startup, and Three Squared, Inc. (TSI), the leader in Cargo Architecture, are designing, constructing, and installing compact rehearsal and recording studios built from shipping containers. "We are expanding the way we [...]

Jazz Bassist Paul Jackson 1947 – 2021

Acclaimed jazz bassist Paul Jackson, known for his association with Herbie Hancock and The Headhunters, died at the age of 73. A statement on Jackson’s website confirmed his death on Thursday, March 18. The statement follows: “It is with extreme sadness that we announce Paul Jackson’s passing today, March 18th 2021. World renowned bassist, founding [...]

Ralph Peterson Jr., Drummer Who Re-Enlivened Hard Bop, Dead At 58

Ralph Peterson Jr., performing in 2012 at Symphony Space in New York. Dave Kaufman Ralph Peterson Jr., a drummer, bandleader, composer and educator whose lunging propulsion and volatile combustion were hallmarks of a jazz career spanning more than 40 years, died on Monday in North Dartmouth, Mass. The cause was complications from cancer, his manager, [...]

Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival goes virtual

The 54th annual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, hosted by the University of Idaho’s eponymous school of music, will be delivered virtually this year, but organizers are still finding a way to showcase young talent. Included with a slate of professional performers for this year’s fest is a student ensemble assembled from universities across the country [...]

RCA Records Unveils New Leadership Structure

Mark Pitts Appointed President, John Fleckenstein Elevated to Chief Operating Officer NEW YORK, JANUARY 14, 2021 – RCA Records today announced a new leadership structure for a new era for the Company in the rapidly changing music marketplace. Mark Pitts has been promoted to the role of President of RCA Records, working to grow and [...]

Legendary Music Label Philadelphia International Records Celebrates 50th Anniversary In 2021

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, are thrilled to announce today the launch of the yearlong campaign in 2021 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of music’s most historic record labels, Philadelphia International Records.  The anniversary campaign will highlight the extraordinary [...]

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