Music business vets CHUCK RHODES and Dr. GLENN TOBY have formally launched NASHVILLE-based THE ENTERTAINMENT ALLIANCE (TEA), a full-service, multi-genre leisure firm. RHODES will function CEO and TOBY as Pres.
The corporate will embrace an in-house document label with international distribution through THE ORCHARD, plus administration, publishing, reserving, in addition to label companies, together with social media and public relations. TEA may also dealer choose motion pictures, tv sequence, documentaries and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) merchandise. TEA’s A&R companies can be based mostly in NEW YORK, with a satellite tv for pc workplace in ATLANTA.
RHODES started his profession in LOS ANGELES within the ’70s as a keyboard participant, working with CHER, RAY CHARLES and extra. He returned to his native TEXAS to work in radio, then later headed to NASHVILLE to work with IRVING AZOFF and JIMMY BOWEN at MCA RECORDS and later, GIANT RECORDS. He at the moment has his personal manufacturing firm, ON THE RHODES ENTERTAINMENT, and has additionally operated a document label/distribution firm in partnership with BOB FRANK ENTERTAINMENT for greater than 15 years.
TOBY is Founder/CEO of GLENN TOBY ENTERPRISES (GTE). The NEW YORK native has labored with LL COOL J, POSITIVE Ok, RAPPER SAIGON, the late LANCE REDDICK, SWIZZ BEATZ, DAMION HALL OF GUY, actor JASON MITCHELL, BARBARA TUCKER, and DAVID BANNER, amongst others. TOBY can be founding father of THE BOOK BANK FOUNDATION, which promotes literacy. He has had a hand in promoting greater than 50 million data with artists he has been related to by advising, consulting, managing, discovering, or writing and producing.
Mentioned TOBY, “RHODES is the CLIVE DAVIS of the South, whether or not it’s Nation, Southern Blues or Soul, and I’ve been concerned in Hip-Hop, Pop, R&B and Dance. We don’t care about age, race or style; we’re bringing all people in. The gasoline for this new enterprise is 2 music business veterans which have written, organized, produced, carried out, suggested and found expertise in our greater than 40 years of mixed expertise. We’ve been behind the curtains for thus lengthy that it’s time to come back to the forefront.”