Main wave Music is back
The acquiring publishing company has acquired all rights to Regent Music Corporation and Jewel Music Publishing Co., Inc., publishing catalogs founded by music publishing legend Gene Goodman and his late brother. Mr. Harry.
Described by Primary Wave as ‘million-dollar acquisitions’, the deals bring Primary Wave songs to include instruments such as classical windsurfing Pipelineworks by jazz giants Lionel Hampton, Thelonious Monk and Django Reinhardt (including Small Ferris Wheel), and iconic Apacheone of the most sampled songs in hip hop.
Probably best known for his 1973 cover of Incredible Bongo Band and was the basis for the hit Sugarhill Gang Apache (Jump into it), Apache Primary Wave notes that the track has been inclusive across genres, sampled and synchronized in every decade since it was composed by Jerry Lordan in the 1950s.
Regent and Jewel hits include More today than yesterday (written by Pat Upton and made famous by Spiral Starecase), songs performed by soul and R&B legend Jackie Wilson (including his first hit, Lonely tears), traditional music Abraham, Martin and Johnhit pop Shadowand jugglers Do you hear what I hear? and I saw my mother kissing Santa Claus.
Primary Wave says the marketing, branding, digital strategy and licensing infrastructure will be used to “carry on the legacies” of both companies, particularly with co-op opportunities. New synchronization to enhance revenue, flow, and more.
In January, the main wave Have one “Additional” stake in Def Leppard’s music publishing portfolio, as well as the band’s main source of copyright income.
There were also reports in January that the company had made new catalog deals for a total of 60 million dollarsincludes a $20 million stake in Paul Rodgers’ music publishing portfolio for Free and Bad Company, as well as his primary source of record income for both bands.
Primary Wave also acquired the rights of Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell in the US music catalog, in a $40 million deal.
“I am proud to see the catalogs delivered to such creative and capable people.”
Gene Goodman, said: “The music business is great for me, and I’m delighted to be working with some of the greatest writers in the world.
“I am proud to see the catalogs delivered to such talented and creative people.
“I wish Larry, Amy, Ramon and the entire team at Primary Wave every success in the years to come. I’m sure they’ll put Regent and Jewel on the moon. ”
“We are truly honored to be entrusted with these great works and inspired to build on an 86-year track of remarkable success.”
Amy Ortner, Mainstream Music
Amy Ortner, General Counsel at Primary Wave Music, adds: “With roots in Tin Pan Alley, collections of jazz, soul, R&B, surf and pop music, and iconic holiday standards Featuring artists of all genres, the Regent and Jewel catalog is a living history of musical diversity.
“We are truly honored to be entrusted with these great works and inspired to build on an 86-year track of remarkable success.”Worldwide music business
https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/primary-wave-acquires-all-rights-of-regent-music-corporation-and-jewel-music-publishing-co1/ Primary Wave acquires all rights to Regent Music Corporation and Jewel Music Publishing Co