AS PART OF THIS NEW DEAL WITH THE ESTATE, PRIMARY WAVE MUSIC HAS ACQUIRED A STAKE IN THE SINGER AND ACTOR’S PUBLISHING, MASTER RECORDING, FILM AND TELEVISION, NAME, LIKENESS, AND BRAND RIGHTS, AS WELL AS ARCHIVE OF OWNED MATERIALS
SONGS INCLUDE “WHITE CHRISTMAS,” “WINTER WONDERLAND,” “HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS,” “THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY” AND MORE
“Today he is a kind of a national institution.”
– Life Magazine, 1945
NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 11, 2021) – As the world gets ready for the holiday season, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for Primary Wave Music who announced today their partnership with the Estate of the iconic singer and actor Bing Crosby. Born in 1903, Crosby would go on to become one of the most influential and popular recording artists and a force on the big screen and in broadcasting. Bing is considered to be an architect of 20th century entertainment with over 70 feature films on his resume and over 1600 songs recorded. Because of his influence in motion pictures, in music, and on radio he is one of only 33 people to have THREE stars on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Primary Wave Music is pleased to announce the addition of Clive Black. Based in the U.K., Black is joining Primary Wave to focus on catalog acquisitions of iconic and legendary song writers for Primary Wave IP Fund 3 and its vast war chest. When asking about joining the publishing giant, Clive said “Larry and the Primary Wave team is something that I am extremely excited about and hope I will be able to add value to the wonderful organization Larry has built up since we worked together some twelve years ago.” Larry Mestel, Founder & CEO of Primary Wave Music, added, “Clive is a force in the music industry in the UK. It’s great to have him as part of our team, providing a platform where his vast experience can flourish.”
Clive Black’s career in the music business started at the age of 16, when he started work as an office junior at Island Records. Black soon moved into the world of A&R where his ability to recognize talent, sign and develop artists became the start of a promising career. He joined EMI Records as an A&R Manager but within a few years he was promoted to Director …
We are excited to join Music Forward Today for All Access Fest, where Primary Wave will be speaking with aspiring music industry professionals and artists to connect passions to professions! All Access Fest is a virtual career expo that invites youth ages 16-24 to follow their dreams of a career in the music industry, spark discovery, and map pathways to success.
Speakers include Primary Wave’s Deborah Klein, Lexi Todd, Derek Pierce, & Lorena Garcia,
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We’re looking forward to seeing you all throughout the day! With over 1000+ youth registered from all over the world, it should be a fantastic event!