Symphonic Distribution Expands Nashville Offices
Nearly two years after opening up business in Nashville, Symphonic Distribution has announced the expansion of its offices to the historic Orbison building just steps off of Music Row. Named after the legendary Roy Orbison, this iconic building will serve as the new home of the evolving Symphonic Distribution team. The independent music distributor that operates out of Tampa, Florida—with offices in Brooklyn, New York; Denver, Colorado; Bogota, Colombia; and Nashville—will be committing to making Nashville their 2nd headquarters for the company.
Symphonic has increased the headcount in its Nashville office to six team members, with multiple new hires including Melissa Barber, formerly of ole/Anthem, has joined as Sr. Manager, Rights Administration & Business Affairs, and Wyatt Thomas, whose former posts include Sandbox Entertainment and a recent partnership with his own House Creative and Thinkswell, has also joined as Client Marketing and Streaming Promotions Manager.
“We are thrilled to share these announcements as they represent our further commitment to the Nashville music community and growing our business in Music City. Additionally, we are so excited to have Melissa and Wyatt join our ranks as the two of them individually bring a wealth of knowledge in their respective lanes to Symphonic and our clients. Onward and Upward!” says Randall Foster, Symphonic’s Vice President, Business Development & GM, Nashville.
Gary Morris Signs With Fusion Touring
Gary Morris has signed with Fusion Touring. Morris used his time in quarantine to launch the first season of the Gary Morris Podcast available now on all major streaming platforms.
“As an agent for 25 years, I have always followed Gary’s career and had the utmost respect for him as a multi-talented singer, writer, musician, publisher, Broadway and TV actor and entrepreneur. He is the complete package and I am thrilled that the timing is right to invite him to join our Fusion Touring roster of talent,” said Fusion Touring VP Mike Meade.
Darrell Rae Inks With Mixtape Music Group
Singer-songwriter Darrell Rae has signed with Mixtape Music Group. Rae moved to Nashville from Jacksonville, Florida to pursue his dreams in Music City. His latest single, “Proofs in the Bourbon,” has over 1.2 million spins on Spotify.
Rae joins Mixtape Music Group as the third staff writer, alongside Landon Magee and Bobby McLamb. A new independent music publisher, Mixtape Music Group has celebrated many singles this year and their catalogue includes recent songs written in collaboration with Liz Rose Music, Lady Luck, Riser House, Endurance, Sony, and more.
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