Canadian Brass and Opening Day Entertainment Announce New Distribution
Canadian Brass and Opening Day Entertainment Group are proud to announce their new distribution partnership with E1 Entertainment Distribution US, the market leader among independent labels and distributors in the United States, which will commence on Sept 1, 2009. Based in Port Washington, NY, E1 (formerly Koch Entertainment) distributes over 80 active labels covering every genre and music configuration – both physical and digital.
Steve Wehmhoff, Director of Label Management & Classical Music comments “We are tremendously excited to welcome Opening Day to the E1 Entertainment family. Canada has always been a great source of artistry and talent. Our goal is to bring Opening Day’s artists to American audiences and give them wider exposure. We are looking forward to working in particular with the Canadian Brass, who will be releasing their new recordings through Opening Day exclusively. Their reputation is unparalleled and their consistent artistic excellence set the standard for brass ensembles everywhere.” Joseph Szurly, marketing manager for ODEG, offered “E1 is certainly one of the top distribution companies in the world. They specialize in independent labels and are able to offer focus and commitment to labels like Opening Day. We all look forward to a great relationship with E1 as we increase the profile of the Canadian Brass and develop the ODEG artist roster in the United States with distribution of physical CDs & DVDs as well as digital platforms. We feel that E1’s reputation and proven abilities make them uniquely positioned to handle the changing environment of today’s music industry as well as tomorrow’s.” Canadian Brass congratulates their label Opening Day on their new distribution partnership and wishes them all the best.
Source: Red Jacket Music Network Strategies