Saturday, January 15, 2005

A Couple More Interesting Articles

Downbeat's web site has an article on the new record label trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas is starting:

Opening another chapter in his award-winning career, trumpeter, composer and bandleader Dave Douglas has announced the formation and launch of an ambitious new record label, Greenleaf Music. Douglas will follow his successful recording career at RCA-Bluebird by producing his own projects for Greenleaf, continuing his vision of an American Music moving forward in all directions. He will also serve as Artistic Director for the label, providing a supportive platform for other cutting edge artists involved in new music.

There's also a press release on the Concord Records web site concerning their recent purchase of the holdings of Fantasy Records:

Concord Records, Inc. and Fantasy, Inc. today announced that Concord has completed its acquisition of Fantasy and has merged the two companies to form a new entity called the Concord Music Group, Inc...

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