Streamsound Records has hired Jennifer Shaffer as Northeast Manager of Promotion, effective July 28. Shaffer has previously worked at Warner Music Nashville, Columbia Records, and more.
Columbia Records has named Darice Lee Associate Director of Rock and Alternative Promotion. Lee was previously Regional Promotion Manager at Def Jam.
Atlantic Records has hired Evan Lipschutz, naming him Vice President of A&R. Lipschutz was previously at Mercury/Island Records, where he held the same position.
In other industry news…
Well known conductor Lorin Maazel has passed away from complications related to pneumonia. Maazel recently left his position as Music Director of the Munich Philharmonic. Over the years he worked with the Vienna State Opera, the Radio Symphony of Berlin, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the New York Philharmonic, and more. In 2009 Maazel founded the annual Castleton Festival.
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