With headphones at the ready, Los Angeles-based Atlantic Records senior VP of A&R Aaron Bay-Schuck has his travel routine down to a T. That's a good thing, as the man who signed Grammy Award-winning performer/songwriter/producer Bruno Mars averages 50-60 days a year on the road, most recently touching down in New York for meetings at Atlantic headquarters, Nashville for writing sessions and Chicago to take in a performance of his latest signing, R&B artist Trevor Jackson. His favorite travel indulgence? Room service, of course.



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