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James Galgano – Professional Bio
James Galgano is currently Director of Business Development at 101 Distribution & Vice President of Sales & Marketing for HIOX/Crush Recording, heading up the sales, marketing, promotion and acquisition for A, B and C level talent. He has also been Vice President and General Manager for Galgano Records and Music Distribution for over 20 years, assisting in the creation and delivery of marketing presentations, overseeing all aspects of inventory management and developing extensive relationships with industry professionals. Mr. Galgano has served as a new media and digital sales specialist and was responsible for national business development and marketing, relationship development of major and independent record labels and creating solid relationships with national retail chains.
At Interscope/Geffen Records, Mr. Galgano served as an A&R Consultant for over a decade as well as a consultant for Trax Records and 1 House, Incorporated to help secure publishing and one stop physical/digital distribution deals, new media development and publicity of online presence and acquisition of new acts. He performed the same executive duties at Fly Records America, Music Outlet/Loop Records, Face2Face M.E.G./New Faces New Artists, Dynasty Records & Distribution and Remix Galaxy.
Mr. Galgano’s expertise lies in A&R (talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists), business-to-business dealings (B2B), branding, development, distribution, executive leadership, management, marketing, new media-digital media sales, promotion, publishing and licensing, wholesale, retail, sales, trade shows and customer relations.
Mr. Galgano has worked with numerous artists, several who have gone on to platinum sales, including 50 Cent, I.C.P. (Insane Clown Posse), Rusted Root, Do or Die, David Chance (Ruff Ryders), Twista and Jesse “James” Dupree.
Updated: July 7, 2010
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