Music industry veteran Dick Wingate has launched the new artist development label BHi Music Group (BHiMG). The label’s first signings are blues-rock act Jon & the Jones and rock trio AM Aesthetic.
With more than 30 years in the music business, Wingate has served in senior marketing and A&R roles at Columbia, PolyGram, Arista and Epic, working with such artists as Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen, Aimee Mann and Eddy Grant. He's also a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS), an advisory board member of Songza and a board member of Big House Publishing, BHiMG’s affiliated music publishing house.
Wingate will continue in his current role as principal of DEV Advisors. BHiMG’s staff also includes co-founders/managing partners Christian Cedras and Krista Retto.