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What's the current status of the Tradition catalog?

John Ross

At  1/31/2008 09:07 AM, you wrote:
>Well, as I work for Madacy, and manage their intellectual property, and
>have a copy of the purchase agreement, I would disagree in this case.
>It may be the case with other masters he had, and Bernie Solomon was
>notorious for trying to sell his catalogue multiple times (it used to be
>a joke at the NARM (music retailers) convention that Bernie would show
>up every year to find a new buyer).
>
>MJ
>
>
>
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>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] TO DAVID LEWIS: Re:
>Tradition/Everest/Vanguard Classics/Bernie Solomon
>
>It is my understanding that Everest (Solomon) has agreements that are
>non-exclusive.  That may explain some of the confusion.
>
>Steve Smolian
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "David Lennick" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2008 10:25 AM
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] TO DAVID LEWIS: Re:
>Tradition/Everest/Vanguard Classics/Bernie Solomon
>
>
> > All very interesting..which reminds me, I need to bother Compendia
>again
> > about some old royalties they still owe me for the stuff I did when
>they
> > were still Intersound. And fascinating to know that Madacy is no
>longer a
> > pirate label. A lot of their "rights" were very debatable, and there
>was a
> > time when you could find the identical recordings on Madacy and
> > Laserlight, right down to the clicks and pops from the original LPs
>they
> > stole.
> >
> > dl
> >
> > Mark Jenkins wrote:
> >>  Even though Artemis Records is defunct, and Danny Goldberg has moved
>on,
> >> Sheridan Square Entertainment does still exist, with new owners, and
> >> owns both Compendia Records and other labels (a portion of V2).  It's
> >> based in Nashville, TN, now and still is overseen by Michael Olsen.
> >> They still own the rights to the Vanguard catalogue, and I know
> >> independently that portions of this catalogue are being exploited
> >> privately online (as there is no formal agreement as of yet, I
>believe,
> >> between the parties, I won't go into the details).  As for the
>Everest
> >> jazz and classical catalogues, of which there has
> >> been recent discussion, these were purchased from Bernie Solomon by
> >> Madacy Music Group (now Madacy Entertainment LP) based in Montreal,
>and
> >> SOME of the 35mm masters have been licensed to Classic Records of Los
> >> Angeles.  Madacy owns all worldwide rights to these recordings and
> >> master tapes.
> >>
> >>  MJ The information in this email is confidential and may be legally
> >> privileged.
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