Jed Hilly Named Exec. Dir. Of Americana Music Assn.
February 12, 2007 at 2:38 PM (PT)
The AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION taps JED HILLY as Exec. Director, effective MARCH 1. He replaces JEFF GREEN, who exited last OCTOBER. HILLY is currently VP of ORBISON RECORDS and was previously was an executive in SONY MUSIC's NEW YORK office.
"We pursued JED for this position because we know that he gets it," says AMA Pres. TAMARA SAVIANO. "JED understands that the music is what drives the artists and professionals who work in Americana, and he has the experience and vision to take the AMA to the next level while keeping the integrity of our music and artists intact."
HILLY said, "I've always been drawn to this genre of music, the people involved and the artistry of the musicians the AMA represents. There is not a more dedicated group of people in the industry. I couldn't be more excited."