Publisher Notes (4/18/2012)

Metts Joins Cauley Music

Music industry veteran Jimmy Metts has joined Cauley Music Group as Sr. Vice President/COO. The announcement was made today (4/18) by company founders Bob Crumley and Lane Caudell.

Metts brings a 26-year background in publishing, production and A&R to his new role, where he will oversee music publishing and production divisions as well as development of the company’s six writers.

He most recently held a dual role at Stroudavarious Records, overseeing the publishing division while being heavily involved in the A&R department.

Cauley Music Publishing is located in Nashville at 1617 17th Avenue South. Phone: 615-915-3604. Congratulate Metts at [email protected].

Crazy 8’s Host MusiCares Benefit

Pictured (L-R): Arthur Buenahora (ole music publshing); Liz Morin (Showbiz-Ro Music); Debbie Carroll (MusiCares) Rusty Gaston (This Music); Juli Newton Griffith (Magic Mustang); and Drew Alexander (Curb Publishing)

The Crazy 8’s Pitch Group held a benefit for MusiCares on Feb 1 to thank Debbie Carroll and the MusiCares organization for its contributions to the music community. The event took place at The Bluebird Cafe with Bobby Pinson, Chris Wallin, Marv Green and Kyle Jacobs. The Crazy 8’s presented a check for over $1,300 from ticket sales to MusiCares.

Jack Williams signs with Savannah Music Group

(L-R): Greg Gallo, (Greg Gallo Creative Services); Bob Saporiti (GM); attorney Maria Spear; Williams, Dave Gibson (President); and attorney Norman Gillis. Photo: Denise Fussell

Savannah Music Group celebrates the April 2012 signing of writer Jack Williams. The company’s current songwriting roster includes Kevin “Swine” Grantt, Williams, and Dave Gibson. Savannah Music Group expanded its staff in December of 2010 with the addition of music industry vet Bob Saporiti as General Manager.

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