Concord Records

  1. Concord Music Group Acquires Famed Soul Label Vee-Jay Records

    July 08, 2014 9:53 PM EDT Concord Music Group has acquired the catalog of renowned American R&B/soul label Vee-Jay Records. The label vaults feature more than 5,000 master recordings from renowned artists such as Little Richard, John Lee Hooker, Betty Everett, Jimmy Re ...

  2. Gallo's Film/TV Briefs: Diddy’s Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21; ‘Into the Woods’ Starts Filming; ‘Mad Men’ Pours a Holiday Mix

    September 17, 2013 5:40 PM EDT Sean Combs’ Cable Channel Revolt Goes Live Oct. 21 Sean Combs’ cable channel Revolt will go live Oct. 21 on Time Warner cable systems in New York and Los Angeles prior to a national launch in January. Revolt will be made available to customers w ...

  3. Concord, Warner Bros. Lead Record Labels With Most Grammy Awards at 2013 Ceremony

    February 11, 2013 3:34 AM EST Concord Records artists scored the most Grammy Awards, picking up eight, followed closely by Warner Bros. Records, which won seven, thanks to the six awards picked up by Nonesuch Records. Concord winners -- either on its label or distributed la ...

  4. Concord Group Acquires Rounder Records

    April 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Concord Group, which owns Concord Records, Concord Jazz, Fantasy, Stax, Milestone, Riverside, Specialty, Telarc, Peak, Heads Up, Prestige, among others, announced it has acquired Rounder Records. Forty year old Rounder’s roster includes Alison ...

  5. Concord Music Group Co-owner Hal Gaba Dies Aged 63

    March 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hal Gaba, the chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group, co-chairman of Village Roadshow Pictures, and CEO of ACT III Communications, passed away on Monday (Mar. 9) of cancer. He was 63. Born in Oakland, California in 1946, Gaba went on to rece ...

  6. Kenny G Goes Latin For Starbucks Debut

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran instrumentalist Kenny G has signed a new deal with Starbucks Entertainment and Concord Records, which will be inaugurated with the album "Rhythm and Romance" early next year. The set of Latin love songs will be available Feb. 5 a ...

  7. Vocalist Jane Monheit Signs With Concord

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Album expected in March. Jazz vocalist Jane Monheit has signed a new deal with Concord Records, which will release her next album, a collaboration with producer Jorge Calandrelli, in March. Monheit has been a mainstay on Billboard’s Top Jazz Album ...

  8. Concord Flies Internationally With UMGI

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST First albums include a Fogerty/CCR comp. Concord Music group has signed an international distribution and licensing agreement with Universal Music Group International for its roster and catalog outside North America. Previously Concord’s product w ...

  9. Universal Gets Concord, Distort In Canada

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Canada has picked up two labels for distribution. TORONTO -- Universal Music Canada has picked up two labels for distribution. U.S. jazz label Concord Records has switched its Canadian distribution from Koch Entertainment Canada to ...

  10. Universal Gets Concord, Distort In Canada

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Canada has picked up two labels for distribution. Universal Music Canada has picked up two labels for distribution. U.S. jazz label Concord Records has switched its Canadian distribution from Koch Entertainment Canada to Universal, ...

  11. Universal Gets Concord, Distort In Canada

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Canada has picked up two labels for distribution. Universal Music Canada has picked up two labels for distribution. U.S. jazz label Concord Records has switched its Canadian distribution from Koch Entertainment Canada to Universal, ...

  12. Concord Pays An Estimated $83 Mil For Fantasy

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST L.A.-based Concord Records completed its acquisition of Fantasy Records today (Nov. 24), paying what is believed to be about $83 million for the independent label. Sources say Concord will spend the n L.A.-based Concord Records completed its acqui ...

  13. Concord Pays An Estimated $83 Mil For Fantasy

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST L.A.-based Concord Records completed its acquisition of Fantasy Records today (Nov. 24), paying what is believed to be about $83 million for the independent label. Sources say Concord will spend the n L.A.-based Concord Records completed its acqui ...

  14. Concord Names Promo Exec

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Concord Records has named David Morrell to the newly created position of VP of promotions. Morrell is based out of the company's headquarters in Beverly Hills, Calif., and reports to Concord GM Gene R Concord Records has named David Morrell t ...

  15. About-Face: Concord Moving To UMVD

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a last-minute switch, Concord Records has cut a U.S. distribution deal with Universal Music &amp; Video Distribution (UMVD). The L.A.-based jazz label <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archi In a last-minute switch, Concord R ...

  16. About-Face: Concord Moving To UMVD

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a last-minute switch, Concord Records has cut a U.S. distribution deal with Universal Music &amp; Video Distribution (UMVD). The L.A.-based jazz label <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archi In a last-minute switch, Concord R ...

  17. Concord Records To Exit IDN

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT L.A.-based jazz label Concord Records, which recently <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000529732">agreed to purchase</A> Fantasy Records, is L.A.-based jazz label Conc ...

  18. Concord Buying Fantasy Records

    June 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Catalog label had been up for bid since February. L.A.-based Concord Records has won the auction for Fantasy Records, beating out at least four other bidders, according to sources. However, the sources are divided as to the amount of the winning b ...