VitalSigns: The Industry BeatAgency, Management & Label Updates

Agency, management and record label announcements for the week of December 18, 2003.

AGENCY SIGNINGS:

  • The Agency Group Ltd.

    Doves have signed with Geoff Meall for exclusive UK & European representation.
    Europe have signed with Neil Warnock for exclusive World Wide representation.
    The Psychedelic Furs have signed with Bruce Solar for exclusive representation.

    Udora have signed with Jon Pleeter for exclusive representation.

  • ATA / American Talent Agency
    George Clinton & Parliament / Funkadelic / P-Funk All Stars has signed with Peter Seitz for exclusive representation.

  • BLA / Buddy Lee Attractions Inc.
    Jace Everett has signed with Jon Folk for exclusive representation.

  • CAA / Creative Artists Agency

    Helmet has signed with Don Muller for exclusive representation.

    Jackson has signed with Ruth Gonzalez for exclusive representation.

    Jaime Cullum has signed with Christopher Dalston for exclusive representation.

    Liza Minnelli has signed with Rob Light for exclusive representation.
    Maxwell has signed with Don Muller for exclusive North American representation.
    Q-Tip has signed with Craig Gering for exclusive representation.
    Rye Coalition has signed with Marlene Tsuchii for exclusive representation.
    Seth Binzer has signed with Paola Palazzo for exclusive representation.
    Steadman has signed with Jenna Adler for exclusive representation.
    The Rasmus has signed with Christopher Dalston for exclusive representation.
    Ricky Martin has signed with Rob Light for exclusive representation.
    Velvet Revolver has signed with Darryl Eaton for exclusive representation.

  • CEG / Central Entertainment Group
    Eric Marienthal has signed with Fred Hansen for exclusive representation.

  • Class Act Entertainment
    Billy Joe Shaver has signed with Mike Drudge for exclusive representation.

  • Diamor Entertainment
    Carol Channing has signed with David Dial & Toni Morrell for non-exclusive representation.

  • ETA / Evolution Talent Agency
    The Evening have signed with Sandi Schaffer for exclusive representation.
    The Rogers Sisters have signed with Sandi Schaffer for exclusive representation.

  • Helter Skelter

    The A.M. have signed with Emma Banks for exclusive representation.
    Alfie have signed with Steve Strange for exclusive UK & European representation.
    Turin Brakes have signed with Ian Huffam for exclusive UK & European representation.

  • Hidden Talent Booking

    Nerf Herder have signed with Ian Armstrong for exclusive UK & European representation.

  • High Road Touring

    Joan Baez has signed with Frank Riley for exclusive representation.

  • IMN / International Music Network

    Dave Holland has signed with Scott Southard for exclusive Worldwide (except UK & Europe) representation.
    Ladysmith Black Mambazo have signed with Scott Southard for exclusive Worldwide representation.
    John Scofield has signed with Scott Southard for exclusive Worldwide (except Europe) representation.

  • ITB / International Talent Booking

    Maxwell has signed with David Levy for exclusive UK, European & International representation.

  • Leave Home Booking
    The HorrorPops has signed with Stormy Shepherd for exclusive representation.

  • MPA / Monterey Peninsula Artists
    Chaka Khan has signed with Fred Bohlander & Paul Goldman for exclusive representation.

    Ingram Hill has signed with Brodie Becker for exclusive representation.

  • PTI / Primary Talent International

    Planes Mistaken For Stars have signed with Mark Ngui for exclusive UK & European representation.

  • Royal Flush Booking

    Nerf Herder have signed with Dan Garcia for exclusive North American representation.

  • Rubric Booking

    Gingersol have signed with Andrew Colvin for exclusive representation.

  • Skyline Music

    SOLAS have signed with Bruce Houghton for exclusive North American representation.

  • TCI / Talent Consultants International

    The Zombies have signed with Margo Lewis for exclusive representation.

  • TKA / Ted Kurland Associates
    Ellis Marsalis has signed with Laurel Wicks for exclusive representation.
    Estefania has signed with Marilyn Rosen for exclusive representation.
    Gospel Symphonique have signed with Marilyn Rosen for exclusive representation.
    Julie Budd has signed with Marilyn Rosen for exclusive Symphony representation.
    Keiko Matsui with Strings have signed with Marilyn Rosen for exclusive Symphony representation.
    Liz Callaway have signed with Marilyn Rosen for exclusive Symphony representation.
    Nancy Wilson have signed with Marilyn Rosen for exclusive Symphony representation.
    New York Voices have signed with Marilyn Rosen for exclusive Symphony representation.
    Patti Austin with Count Basie Orchestra "For Ella" / The Ella Fitzgerald Tribute have signed with Laurel Wicks for exclusive representation.
    Pink Martini have signed with Marilyn Rosen for exclusive Symphony representation.
    Randy Waldman's Wigged Out has signed with Marilyn Rosen for non-exclusive representation.
    Shirim have signed with Marilyn Rosen for non-exclusive representation.
    Stacey Kent has signed with Laurel Wicks for exclusive Worldwide (except UK & European) representation.

  • Univeral Attractions

    K-Ci & Jojo have signed with Jeff Allen & Jeff Epstein for exclusive representation.

  • WMA / William Morris Agency
    Addicted…a comedy of substance has signed with Clint Mitchell for exclusive representation.

    Benny Cassette has signed with John Marx & Brian Edelman for exclusive representation.
    D-12 have signed with Cara Lewis for exclusive representation.

    Fear Factory have signed with Ron Opaleski & Keith Sarkisianfor exclusive representation.
    GameRiot has signed with Marc Geiger for exclusive representation.
    The Icarus Line have signed with Marc Geiger for exclusive representation.
    Javier has signed with Cara Lewis for exclusive representation.
    Mark Lanegan has signed with Robby Fraser for exclusive representation.

    Mark Lundholm has signed with Clint Mitchell for exclusive comedy representation.

    Ms Dynamite has signed with Cara Lewis for exclusive representation.
    The Pixies has signed with Marc Geiger for exclusive representation.
    Prozack Turner has signed with Cara Lewis for exclusive representation.
    Roseanne Barr has signed with Dick Alen for exclusive representation.
    Russell Simmons' "Def Poetry Jam" has signed with Susan Weaving for exclusive representation.
    Switchfoot have signed with Aaron Pinkus for exclusive representation.

  • WMA / William Morris Agency – Miami
    Patricia Manterola has signed with Michel Vega for exclusive representation.

  • WSB / Washington Speakers Bureau, Inc.
    Dick Vitale has signed with Tony D'Amelio & Keith Lambert for exclusive representation.
    Mike Barnicle has signed with Tony D'Amelio & Keith Lambert for exclusive representation.

MANAGEMENT SIGNINGS:

  • Benchmark Entertainment

    …and you will know us by the trail of dead have signed with John Dee & Kevin Gasser.
    Caleb Kane has signed with John Dee & Kevin Gasser.
    Chris Stills has signed with John Dee & Kevin Gasser.
    Mark Lanegan has signed with John Dee & Kevin Gasser.
    Maxwell have signed with John Dee & Kevin Gasser.

  • Borman Entertainment

    Jimmy Wayne has signed with Gary Borman & Joni Foraker (Day to Day).

  • CORE Entertainment Organization / Sinergy Artist Management

    Jerome Dillion has signed with David Brown.

    Kopaz have signed with David Brown.

    Udora have signed with David Brown.

  • DC Music LLC

    Coldplay have signed with Dave Holmes.

    Eisley have signed with Dave Holmes.

    Rancid have signed with Dave Holmes.

  • Deep South Entertainment

    Pico Vs. Island Trees have signed with Pat Price.
    The Warren Brothers have signed with Andy Martin.

  • Earthtone Entertainment

    K-Ci & Jojo have signed with Kevin Weekes.

  • Fun Palace Entertainment, Incorporated

    The A.M. have signed with Jack Bookbinder & Gene Bowen.

  • Handprint Entertainment

    Ricky Martin has signed with Benny Medina.

  • ie Music Limited

    The Casuals have signed with Ari Millar.
    The Sweet Chap have signed with Ari Millar.

  • Invasion Group Management

    Material have signed with Steven Saporta & Steve Dalmer.

    Praxis have signed with Steven Saporta & Steve Dalmer.

  • Stiletto Entertainment

    Sara Gazarek has signed with David Britz.

  • Tractor Beam

    Apples In Stereo have signed with Dan Efram.
    Clem Snide have signed with Dan Efram.
    Ezra Reich have signed with Dan Efram.

LABEL SIGNINGS:

  • Compadre Records

    James McMurtry

  • Deep South Records

    Pico Vs. Island Trees

  • DreamWorks Nashville

    Michelle Poe

  • Innerhythmic Records

    Bill Laswell
    Charged

    Gonervill
    Praxis

  • Rubric Records

    Gingersol

  • Sanctuary Record Group

    Tesla

  • Small Stone Records

    VALIS

  • Sony Music – Nashville

    Jace Everett

  • Storm Music Ltd.

    The A.M.


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