Fontana To Distribute Savoy Label Group
April 14, 2009 at 1:41 PM (PT)
UMG independent distribution arm FONTANA has signed an exclusive distribution deal with the SAVOY LABEL GROUP (SLG), which includes 429 RECORDS, DENON CLASSICS, SLG RECORDS and SAVOY JAZZ. SLG artists include DR. JOHN, LITTLE FEAT, CRACKER, GIN BLOSSOMS and the legendary catalogs of MILES DAVIS, CHARLIE PARKER and RAVI COLTRANE.
"SLG has quickly become one of the most successful independent labels in the marketplace today," FONTANA EVP/GM RON SPAULDING said. "They continue to build a broad and thriving roster of solo artists and higher profile bands across many musical genres and also boast a dynamic team of seasoned executives. We look forward to helping them expand their business and brand even further."
"We've admired the work FONTANA has been doing for some time and feel privileged to be able to join RON and his team. Their energy and professionalism make them the perfect partners for us," SAVOY LABEL GROUP Pres. STEVE VINING noted.