Genius Loves Company

  1. Phil Ramone Remembered by John Burk, Co-Producer of Ray Charles’ ‘Genius Loves Company’

    March 30, 2013 7:05 PM EDT John Burk and Phil Ramone produced Ray Charles' “Genius Love Company,” an album that scored five Grammys in 2005, including Album of the Year. By the time Charles signed with Concord Records, Ramone already had a history with the label as ...

  2. Ray Charles Foundation, Concord End Association

    January 09, 2012 10:49 AM EST Ray Charles Foundation president Valerie Ervin has announced today (Jan. 6) that the foundation has ended its association with the Concord Music Group. The entire music catalog of the late singer, who died in 2004, has reverted to the foundation. ...

  3. Concord, Rhino Burnish Ray Charles Catalog

    May 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With events marking the celebration of Ray Charles’ 80th birthday Sept 23, and a new Ray Charles musical bowing on Broadway this fall, executives at Concord Records, Rhino Records and the Ray Charles Foundation are gearing up for busy months ahead ...

  4. Starbucks, Concord Music Group Form Label

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Starbucks and Concord Music Group have formed a new label, Hear Music, which will sign established and emerging artists directly for distribution inside and outside the coffee chain. Under the collaborative venture, Starbucks will take primary res ...

  5. Lombard: Key Exec Losses Won't Hurt Starbucks

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Despite two high-profile departures from its music division, Starbucks Entertainment president Ken Lombard says business will not be affected. However, some in the industry aren't so sure. Despite two high-profile departures from its music di ...

  6. Starbucks, Concord Plan Summer Releases

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Carole King, Zucchero albums due July 12. Carole King and Italy's Zucchero are the latest artists with releases due from the partnership between Starbucks Hear Music and Los Angeles-based Concord Records. Beginning July 12, King's " ...

  7. Starbucks, Concord Plan Summer Releases

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Carole King, Zucchero albums due July 12. Carole King and Italy's Zucchero are the latest artists with releases due from the partnership between Starbucks Hear Music and Los Angeles-based Concord Records. Beginning July 12, King's " ...

  8. Studio Monitor

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ray Charles' RPM International studio is where he recorded his final album, "Genius Loves Company." Read Christopher Walsh's column. Ray Charles' RPM International studio is where he recorded his final album, "Genius ...

  9. Ray Charles Lines Up Stars For Duets

    February 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones, B.B. King and Willie Nelson are among the artists who will team with Ray Charles for his upcoming duets album on Concord Records. Norah Jones, B.B. King and Willie Nelson are among the artists who will team with Ray Charles for his up ...