LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Music producer Bob Ezrin appears to have left his position at Live Nation, British music source, Record of the Day has reported. Ezrin had been tapped by the promoter in December of 2007 to spearhead their nascent recorded music division but recent events such as Jay-Z's deal with Stargate appear to confirm that Live Nation will be relying on third party to handle record production and distribution.
Ezrin has had a long career in the industry, producing records for a panolpy of major artists such as Pink Floyd, Lou Reed, U2, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails and 30 Seconds to Mars.
Ezrin has also been an innovator in entertainment technology, first with his software company Seventh Level and then founded a pioneering Internet radio firm, Enigma Digital, which he subsequently sold to Clear Channel, becoming the vice chairman of Clear Channel Interactive.
A Live Nation spokesman was unavailable for comment. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers