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  1. Danny Bennett and Graham Parker Talk the New Verve Label Group: ExclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Billboard

    Earlier in May, legendary jazz label Verve got a whale of a 60th birthday present from its parent, Universal Music Group: It was expanded into the Verve Label Group, which also comprises jazz imprint Impulse and all of UMG's U.S. classical holdings, including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca, Mercury Classics and distributed label ECM. The company will return to New York and be helmed by newly minted president/CEO Danny Bennett, who has learned a thing or two about nurturing legacies during the 37 years he has managed his father, Tony Bennett, and the RPM Records imprint through Columbia.

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  2. UMG Knows The Long Tail Matters, Names Graham Parker Head Of Classical MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Hypebot

    ... Label Group. In this new role, Parker will oversee UMG's U.S. classical music labels including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics, and distributed label ECM. Parker will be based in New York and report jointly to ...

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  3. Ross Leadbeater to Release Debut EP in June; UK Tour Stops AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Ross shot to fame in 2008 with the Classical Brit Award winning group Only Men Aloud, who released two albums with Decca Records. They achieved worldwide record sales of over 300,000 and performed alongside artists such as Shirley Bassey, Katherine ...

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  4. Universal Music Group Appoints Graham Parker As President Of U.S. Classical Music LabelsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | Digital Post Production

    In this new role, Parker will oversee UMG's U.S. classical music labels including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics, and distributed label ECM. Parker will be based in To accelerate Universal Music's classical music strategy, Parker will serve as the U.S. lead for the company's classical music initiatives to develop and promote emerging classical recording artists and composers on a global scale, working closely with Stainer, and Frank Briegmann, President & CEO Central Europe & Deutsche Grammophon.

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  5. UMG Names Graham Parker President of U.S. Classical Music LabelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Billboard

    Universal Music Group has recruited Graham Parker, the award-winning GM of classical station WQXR, to preside over its roster of U.S. classical music labels, now organized under the newly formed Verve Label Group. Parker, in his role as president of U.S. Classical Music Labels, will oversee Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics, and UMG's distributed label ECM.

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  6. Universal Music Group Forms Verve Label GroupRead the original story

    Saturday May 21 | Mi2n

    Universal Music Group , the world leader in music-based entertainment, announced the formation of the Verve Label Group and appointed veteran industry executive Danny Bennett, a Grammy and Emmy Award-winning music, film and television producer, and long-time manager of his father, legendary singer Tony Bennett, as the label group's President & CEO, effective immediately. The Verve Label Group will be comprised of Verve and UMG's U.S. classical music labels including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics, and distributed label ECM.

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  7. Music Industry: Universal Music Group Relaunches Verve Label Group, Danny Bennett Named HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | All About Jazz

    The newly relaunched Verve Label Group will be comprised of Verve and UMG's U.S. classical music labels including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics, and distributed label ECM. The jazz and classical labels will maintain distinct A&R, marketing and promotions teams, while leveraging UMG's resources for administration and support.

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  8. Big Changes at Universal Music GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Stereophile

    Whoa! Am I reading this correctly? Has Universal Music Group, parent company of classical/jazz labels Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics, and distributed label ECM, really "deepened [its] commitment to jazz and classical music [and the] company's unwavering commitment to building upon its rich history in both genres" by announcing, on May 19, that it has lumped those US labels together with jazz label Verve under the new Verve Label Group? Note as well that it has also appointed Danny Bennett, the Grammy and Emmy Award-winning music, film, and TV producer who manages the career of his father, Tony Bennett, as the Verve Label Group's President & CEO.

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  9. Universal Music Group Relaunches Verve Label Group, Danny Bennett Named HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Hypebot

    Universal Music Group announced that they are relaunching the Verve Label Group and appointed veteran manager and film & television producer Danny Bennett as the group's President and CEO. The newly relaunched Verve Label Group will be comprised of Verve and UMG's U.S. classical music labels including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics, and distributed label ECM.

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  10. Universal Music Forms Verve Label Group, Appoints Danny Bennett as President/CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | FMQB

    Universal Music Group has announced the formation of the Verve Label Group and appointed veteran industry executive Danny Bennett , a Grammy and Emmy Award-winning music, film and television producer, and long-time manager of his father, legendary singer Tony Bennett , as the label group's President & CEO, effective immediately. The Verve Label Group will be comprised of Verve and UMG's U.S. classical music labels including Deutsche Grammophon , Decca Records , Decca Classics , Mercury Classics , and distributed label ECM .

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  11. Universal Music Group forms a new music labelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Crain's New York Business

    Universal Music Group has formed Verve Label Group and appointed veteran industry executive Danny Bennett as its president and CEO. The new entity - Verve Label Group - will be comprised of Verve and UMG's domestic classical music labels including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics and distributed label ECM.

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  12. Universal Music Group Forms Verve Label GroupRead the original story

    Thursday May 19 | KTMF

    ... The Verve Label Group will be comprised of Verve and UMG's U.S. classical music labels including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics, and distributed label ECM. The new structure marks UMG's continued investment in ...

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  13. UMG Creates Verve Label Group, Danny Bennett to LeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Billboard

    ... effect. The Verve Label Group will gather Verve and UMG's U.S. classical music labels including Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics, and distributed label ECM. According to a statement issued today, the labels will ...

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  14. Alfie Boe and Michael Ball together for Metro Radio Arena gig in NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Chronicle Live

    The tour will follow an album of Broadway hits and classic songs both Alfie and Michael have always wanted to record Two of the greatest voices in the UK, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, today announced they are joining forces to record a new album as well as take to the stage for a unique UK headline tour. Entitled Together, the album is to be released on Decca Records in October and will be followed by the tour, which includes a date at the Metro Radio Arena on December 1. Having first met 10 years ago, performing together in Kismet at the London Coliseum, the stars became lifelong friends.

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  15. Feature / 32 minutes agoObituary: Phil RyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Metal Hammer

    ... in 1964 before joining local soul band the Eyes Of Blue two years later. The band secured a record deal with Decca after winning that year's Melody Maker Beat Contest but the two singles chosen for them to record didn't sell, resulting in a move to ...

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  16. Katherine Jenkins snubbed by Palace after informing them of plans...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... Heart, about the monarch. However, after a long correspondence between the Welsh mezzo-soprano's record label, Decca, and the Palace, the request was turned down. After Palace officials said royal speeches could not be used for commercial purposes, ...

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  17. Drake Gets His First Solo No. 1 Single in the U.K. With 'One Dance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Billboard

    ... chart-topper in the territory with "One Dance" (Cash Money/Republic/Universal), featuring Wizkid & Kyla. Released on Decca/Universal in the U.K., Cleopatra won an extremely close sales race, beating Adele 's 25 (XL Recordings) by just 301 combined ...

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  18. #3838: New Music With TrumpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... ARTIST: Ibrahim Maalouf WORK: Movement 1 [6:15] RECORDING: Kalthoum SOURCE: Impulse! / Universal Music Classics / Decca #4749696 INFO: impulse-label.com ARTIST: Amir Elsaffar & Two Rivers Ensemble WORK: Al-Badia [5:51] RECORDING: Inana SOURCE: PI ...

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  19. Principal Edwards - Round OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Music-News.com

    ... around '69. After they broke up the remains of the band created the 6 piece Principal Edwards. They signed to Deram, Decca's Progressive label, and this was their first for the label, produced by Pink Floyd's Nick Mason. From my own recollection ...

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  20. Postscript: George Martin, 1926-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | New Yorker

    ... to think they had something. In fairness, his late arrival to their genius was a sign of intelligence. The famous Decca audition tape, available on the "Anthology" project of the mid-nineties, really is terrible, or at least uninspired, full of ...

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