Métisse Music Catalogue

A Train

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Important management and publishing administration enterprise of artist catalogues, based in Oakland, USA. The artist/author/composer roster includes Lateef Daumont (co-writes with Fatboy Slim and Bumcello), ECM cellist David Darling, San Francisco label Ubiquity, Cumbancha, the incredible Airto Moreira, as well as Peter Rowan, Marc Johnson and Al Stewart, to quote just a few.

Featured artists: Mighty Underdogs Bei Bei & Shawn Lee Tommy Guerrero

ACT Music

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Act Publishing is the German and English publishing catalogue associated with the jazz label of the same name. It comprises a number of prestigious acts/composers and other new releases on Siggi Loch’s label that will certainly grab the attention of many jazz aficionados.

Featured artists: Nguyên Lê E.S.T. Esbjörn Svensson Trio em Joachim Kühn Nils Landgren Michael Wollny Depart Oddjob Ida Sand Youn Sun Nah Vijay Iyer Céline Bonacina Pierrick Pédron Lars Danielsson

Aluna Music

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Marta Gomez and her group perform a repertoire of original compositions based on a vast amount of rhythms from Latin America. On her songs, Marta mixes the joy of the Caribbean with the nostalgia of the Andes adding jazz and pop elements, taking the authenticity of South American indigenous folk music into a new realm.

Featured artists: Marta Gomez

Asphalt Tango

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The publishing catalogue of the Berlin based world music label, production and management company of the same name contains some exquisite music, mostly from Eastern Europe. More details in the website Promo and Marketing section.

Featured artists: Oana Cătălina Chiţu KAL Kottarashky

Available Forms Music / Loobloo Music

Balkun Brothers

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Balkun Brothers bring a fresh mixture of funk, rock, blues, and intense improvisation that has been impressing crowds from Paris to New York City! The brothers, both in their 20’s, are solidifying themselves as top musicians in the rock and blues scenes of this generation.

Featured artists: Balkun Brothers

Barking Green Music Ltd.

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An independent UK company and catalogue founded by Peter Stretton in 1992. Amongst many others, the catalogue contains compositions by the Fratelli Brothers, Hans Joachim Roedelius , Artie Traum, John Herald, Nathaniel Williamson, Don Sebesky and Jon Cohen.

Featured artists: Larry Coryell

Basement Music Ltd.

the catalogue of Dennis Brown and other UK / Jamaican reggae artists, and also a few young Brasilian catalogues (Spin Music…)

Featured artists: Willard Grant Conspiracy

Bauer Studios

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German independent publishing catalogue with a very varied catalogue of music including Jazz, World music, Film music, Classica, Brass bands and Pop & Rock.

Beatriz Azevedo Music

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Beatriz Azevedo Music : Brazilian Beatriz Azevedo is a singer/songwriter and poet with an international carreer, whose collaborations include songs with Vinicius Cantuaria and Thievery Corporation, amongst others.

Black & Tan

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Black and Tan is an independent record label & publishing company. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in the Netherlands. You’ll find story telling music that is created by artists who write and sing their own songs about their own life. The voice and the story are the roots of this original, honest and handmade music.

Featured artists: Boo Boo Davis

Bonta d'Animo

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The catalogue of the American singer-songwriter Lisa Papineau. Besides her solo career, Lisa collaborates with artists from different worlds such as composers Jun Miyake, Tyler Bates or Juan Alderete (The Mars Volta).

Featured artists: Lisa Papineau Big Sir

Bring It Forward

The compositions of the band Carolina Chocolate Drops, revisiting the black string-band music of the 30s with energy and creativity.

Buriti Prooduções

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The compositions of one of the leading figures in modern Brazilian music, guitarist/composer/arranger Chico Pinheiro.

Bwainhead Ya Music

Jon Diamond is a guitarist, songwriter, and producer from New York City. He is best known as the guitarist/bandleader with Blues Rock siren, Dana Fuchs.

Chava Alberstein

Chava Alberstein , Israeli “first lady of song” with a US management and a track record of concerts and releases all over the world.

Dana Fuchs Music

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Dana Fuchs was born January 10, 1976, and is an American singer and songwriter known for a mix of Southern rock, soul, roots and blues. She has released seven albums. The New York Times’ Stephen Holden has called Fuchs’ performance “triumphal”

Featured artists: Dana Fuchs

Discos Corason

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A Mexican label run by Eduardo Llerena, an ethno-musicologist who has done a marvellous job in safeguarding Central American music. His CDs contain serious, well recorded and inspired work on the development of different musical styles from the region (son, integration of afro-american music, etc.), including various cuban recordings.

Dutch Daddy Music

The recent compositions by New-Yorker blues phenomenon Popa Chubby, released on the French Dixiefrog label.

E2 Music

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E2 Music is the publishing arm of Edition Records. Founded in 2008 by Dave Stapleton, Edition Records is British Jazz Record Label with a European sensibility and global presence. Described by the Irish Times as ‘one of the more artistically credible independent labels to emerge in Europe’, Edition has developed a formidable reputation as one of the most forward thinking music businesses, bridging the gap between creativity and strategy. With a musician at the helm, organic artistic relationships have expanded the label’s roster, transcending borders and generations.

Editions Penguin Cafe Ltd.

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the compositions by bandleader, composer and arranger Simon Jeffes for The `Penguin Cafe Orchestra.

Emily's Son Publishing

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the catalogue of Sam McClain , “America’s best purveyor of red-clay soul blues” and great gospel singer.“The Soul of America” is what he is called in Europe.

Essay Edition

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Essay Edition is the publishing outlet of Essay Recordings, created by dj, producer and musician Stephan Hantel alias Shantel, run by Jean Trouillet, and based in Frankfurt, Germany. The label has in recent years become an important reference for world music with a pop, fun approach, often but not only with musical references to Eastern Europe.

Featured artists: Shantel Amsterdam Klezmer Band Ahilea Boom Pam Omfo RotFront

Firetoy Music - Cappadocia Songs

Firetoy is the catalogue of American singer and composer Bethany YARROW (daughter of Peter Yarrow of American folk heroes Peter, Paul and Mary) collaborating with Canadian Rufus Cappadocia, who is a brilliant cellist and a composer also.

Firma, Ltd.

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Arto Lindsay ’s publishing catalogue. This eclectic American author/composer/producer and instrumentalist with roots in Brazil has a current release on Righteous Babe Records, Ani diFranco’s label.

Frederick Hollander Music

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Frederick Hollander was a very successful film composer who started his career in Germany with “The Blue Angel” featuring Marlene Dietrich, who emigrated at the beginning of the Nazi Regime and pursued his career in Hollywood (“Talk of the Town” (George Stevens, with Cary Grant), “A Foreign Affair” directed by Billy Wilder and many more) before returning to Germany in 1956, continuing to create great music for film (“the Haunted Castle”), musicals, political satire and theatre. He also wrote novels and an autobiography, published in the US in 1941.

French Lady Music

The compositions of blues guitarist Tom Principato. Several releases on the French Dixiefrog label.

Galileo Music

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Galileo Music was founded in 2002 in Spain and in Germany as a label, distribution company and publishing catalogue. The catalogue focuses on worldmusic and jazz with Spanish, Latin American or German roots. Carmen Souza (Cabo Verde) and Al Andaluz Project (Spain) are amongst the 2010 releases.

HOTB

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The compositions from the album “Batucada Jazz” of Swedish saxophonist Magnus Lindgren

Ice Bellows

Featured artists: Kimmo Pohjonen

Jack Russell Music

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Founded by ex Greensleeves collaborator Clare Ram and by Charlie Ram, this new London based catalogue has been very active at signing some already well known artists.
Artists: Sadiki, Vybz Kartel, Red Rat, Chyna Whyne, Lukie D, Carlene Davis, Tommy Cowan

Jebenja Music

Kenny Wheeler Music

The catalogue of jazz trumpet player Kenny Wheeler, based in the UK.

Kommunikation und Musik

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the publishing outlet for the very “in” electronic music label Eleganz based in Germany comprises as artist, Jean Michel, Kunstler Treu .

Lentz Music

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the compositions of contemporary classical composer Daniel Lentz with releases on Sony Classical, New Albion et al.

Leon Parker Music

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Leon Parker , the minimalist drummer, has a big name in Europe: apart from recording four solo albums released on Columbia and associated labels, he has collaborated with Jacky Terrasson (trio TOP) and with Charlie Hunter, amongst many excellent jazz musicians.

Liebstone Music

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The compositions of Dave Liebman, American jazz saxophone player hors pair, former collaborator of Miles Davis and a very active player and much admired teacher of contemporary jazz. .

Lucky Guitar Music

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Lucky Guitar Music is the publishing outlet of the American Music Maker Relief Foundation. This structure, based in North Carolina, preserves and promotes the musical traditions of the South of the US. The founder of MMRF Tim Duffy handles the management of artists like the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Rhiannon Giddens, Dom Flemons, Ironing Board Sam, Etta Baker Estate, Leyla McCalla.

mbm

a German publishing outlet concentrating exclusively on soundtracks for films and tv series, mainly produced in the UK and in the States.

Median Music

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A major Turkish publishing catalogue, specialised in music inspired by Turkish musical traditions, often with a contemporary feel, including electronics and rock.

Featured artists: Mercan Dede Husnu Senlendirici

Mintaka

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The publishing catalogue and structure of Graham Lawson, the manager of Trilok Gurtu. Mor Karbasi is one of the artists signed.

Multiplicity Music

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Grammy-nominated composer-pianist Vijay Iyer (pronounced “VID-jay EYE-yer”) was described by Pitchfork as “one of the most interesting and vital young pianists in jazz today,” by the Los Angeles Weekly as “a boundless and deeply important young star”. He was named DownBeat Magazine’s 2015 Artist of the Year and 2014 Pianist of the Year. In 2014 he began a permanent appointment as the Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts in the Department of Music at Harvard University.

Featured artists: Vijay Iyer

Nai Lyn

The catalogue of compositions by American jazz singer Jeanne Lee

National Songs / Miss Li

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The songs of Swedish pop singer-songwriter Miss Li.

Nyen Music

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the publishing company of Jon Hassell, legendary trumpet player with a very special sound.

Odyssey Music

Odyssey Music and State Music were created by Wayne Bickerton, UK songwriter, producer and music business executive, who created his own record company, State Records, and studio in the 70ies/80ies. The catalogues contain a wealth of pop, rock, soul, funk, r&b and disco from that period, including songs written and/or performed by Bill Hurd (the Rubettes) Danny & the Jets, Mac & Katie Kissoon, Kokotto, Tony Christie, Gary Benson, Chris Farlowe, Englebert Humperdinck and even Vera Lynn as well as more recent compositions, especially for UK soccer and rugby. For more information about the catalogues, see: http://www.popmusic4synch.com

Pablo Music

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the catalogue created by Paul Bley, jazz piano.

Perfect Pitch Publishing

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Perfect Pitch Publishing is a new, dynamic full service music publishing/music licensing company located in Sydney Australia with licensing & synchronization relationships globally. Perfect Pitch is what they do – specializing in the placement of local & international catalogues – publishing and master recordings – to TV, Film and Advertising. Clive Hodson & Peter Paterson are co-directors of the company. Between them they have over 60 years of music business/music publishing experience and expertise.

Featured artists: Melanie Horsnell

Piranha Music

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Publishing outlet for the Piranha Kultur label and organisation based in Berlin, Germany, specializing in world music.

Featured artists: Ali Hassan Kuban Boris Kovac Boban Markovic Darko Rundek Chango Spasiuk Bantu Watcha Clan Klezmatics Magnifico

Rachel Grimes

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Widely known as composer and pianist of Rachel’s, her work with that pioneering indie chamber group resulted in six albums on Quarterstick/Touch & Go Records. Rachel Grimes also released a solo piano album, “Book of Leaves”, and works with Louisville-based King’s Daughters & Sons.

Featured artists: Rachel Grimes Rachel's King's Daughters & Sons

Record Kicks

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Based in Milan – the fashion city – Edizioni Record Kicks is a small, smart and active independent music publisher. They are concentrated on all aspects of music publishing. Focusing on nu jazz, lounge, deep funk, nu funk, afrobeat, vintage soul, broken beat and orgasmic indie pop tunes, in these years we built a small but truly original and inspired catalogue that has given us the possibility to profitably work with a number of sub-publisher partners and agencies all around the world, covering all fields of the media industry from ad agencies and TV music databases to independent film makers and corporate users.

Featured artists: Gizelle Smith Baby Charles The Diplomats of solid sound The LIBERATORS Calibro 35 Tanika Charles Marta Ren & The Groovelvets

Red House Music Publishing

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publishing catalogue of singer / songwriter Greg Brown , associated with Red House Records .

Red Shark, Inc

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the compositions of singer / instrumentalist Leon Redbone for his American label August Records, until recently licensed to BMG.

Riverboat UK Music

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The catalogue Riverboat UK Music is associated with the UK label World Music Network, well known for its « Rough Guide » world music releases. It contains compositions by René Lacaille, Bob Brozman, Samba Touré, Bela Lakatos, Mory Kante, the Mongolians of Hanggai and many more.

San Juan Music Group

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compositions by Lee Perry, Bob Marley, Santana and more.

SMV-Schacht

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established German independent with a catalogue reaching from international pop hits (Kung Fu Fighting) to electronic music ( Kruder et Dorfmeister , Shantel , Ursula Rucker , Princess Superstar et al.)

Featured artists: Waldeck

Songs For Real

The catalogue of compositions by legendary blues guitarist, singer and fiddler from the Delta Clarence Gatemouth Brown.

Sosafunke Music

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The compositions of Cuban pianist Omar Sosa, music inspired by Cuban rhythms
as well as jazz, electronics and hip hop.

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Featured artists: Omar Sosa & Yilian Cañizares

Sowarex

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Featured artists: Toine Thys Igor Gehenot

Steve Lacy

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The Steve Lacy catalogue, the compositions of the much admired and respected jazz artist, is now handled by Métisse Music worldwide.

Stronk Music

Dutch catalogue associated with Rounder Europe.
No blues

Featured artists: Minyeshu

Sun on the Sound

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the compositions of American pianist Myra Melford, between jazz and contemporary music.
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Surplus Value Music - Coup de Tête

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The publishing catalogue of American producer and “musical visionary” Kip Hanrahan , with recordings on American Clave.

Swamp Jack Music

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Larry Garner (born July 8, 1952, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States) is a well known American Louisiana blues composer and guitarist, often touring in Europe.

Tamale Music

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the compositions of blues guitarist Robben Ford.
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Termidor Music

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A German publishing catalogue specializing in music from Cuba and Latin America, associated with a latin jazz production company producing for several inhouse labels. Los Van Van (Cuba), `Atahualpa Yupanqui, Astor Piazzolla (Argentina), Oscar de Leon (Venezuela), Alberto Alvarez, Chucho Valdes (Cuba) and much more .

Terrasson Music

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The compositions of brilliant jazz pianist Jacky Terrasson , on release on Blue Note.

Featured artists: Jacky Terrasson

The Delta Saints

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The Delta Saints, based in Nashville, Tennesse, are an interesting mix of delta blues, rock and soul with a solid groove oriented rhythm section.

Featured artists: The Delta Saints

Toyon Music

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American composer and artist Harold Budd’s catalogue of recent compositions, including releases on Robin Guthrie’s Darla label and on David Sylvian’s structure SamadhiSound. Harold Budd ’s music is often called ambient, in the context of his earlier work with Brian Eno, or minimalist, or avant-garde; it is timeless.

Viper Music

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publishing outlet for blues label Blind Pig Records, USA with Jimmy Thackery, Big Bill Morganfield , Bill Perry , Tommy Castro and others .

Vlad Music

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The catalogue of compositions by Kenny Werner, an outstanding American jazz pianist who has been an inspiration to many young artists, with releases on several labels, amongst them BMG and Blue Note.

Westbury Music

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Big independant publishing house based in London / UK with a repertoire ranging from electronic sound to reggae and jazz.

Featured artists: DJ Vadim Dave Stapleton Keith Tippett Max Romeo Gregory Isaacs

World Circuit

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World Circuit Records have established their reputation by producing some of the finest world music albums of the past two decades, specialising in music from Cuba and West Africa and setting the standard with their beautifully produced (by Nick Gold) and packaged albums. The label’s publishing catalogue includes Malian bluesman Ali Farka Touré’s GRAMMY winning Talking Timbuktu album recorded with Ry Cooder, this being the album that brought the label international acclaim, together with the Buena Vista Social Club recording; as well as Malian diva Oumou Sangare, Toumani Diabate, Dimi Mint Abba, the legendary Orchestra Baobab and musical maverick Cheikh Lô from Senegal, amongst many beautiful projects.

Featured artists: Cheikh Lo AfroCubism Fatoumata Diawara