Music Publishing

Trond Braaten grew up in Norway, where his love for music developed at an early age.  He is in many ways a product of the 1960’s, being among the many that was taken away by the British groups that changed the music at that time. Taking up guitars, as well as other instruments for his own part, as...
Susan Brailove was the director of Oxford University Press and is still a music publisher with her own company. With a tremendous understanding of the role of the music editor, Susan recently published a chronological history of the music engraver’s role. As a member of the Music Publishers...
Michael Brettler is the current president of Shapiro, Bernstein & Company, which has been in his family for four generations.  Michael’s interview was completed on the 100th anniversary of the famed music publisher’s beginnings in New York City.  Over the years, Shapiro, Bernstein & Company...
Arnold Broido was an industry treasure! The man had sophistication and charm as abundantly as he had energy and ideas! Having worked in nearly every level of the music publishing industry, Arnold gained the respect of his peers and the confidence of songwriters such as Frank Loesser. He began his...
Thomas Broido recalls being carried by his father as he walked in the music publishers’ warehouses to check on business.  He remembers the smell of the ink and the smiles that would greet his father by the employees.  His father, Arnold Broido, was the president of Theodore Presser Music Publishing...
Chris Brooks is proud of the publications he and his partner Chris Crockarell have created as part of their percussion-focused music publishing company. Since forming Row-Loff in the early 1980s, the team of Chris and Chris have lived up to their slogan of providing the “foremost in marching and...
Marilyn Brown grew up in a home full of music, thanks in large part to her father’s career as a band director.  She was hired by the Yenny Music store for 25 years, which was in fact the store her father called on for many years.  After the store was sold she was hired by the Music Centers Inc. for...
J. Aaron Brown headed up Word Publishing in Nashville between 1970 and 1980. Before that time he had worked with several musicals acts, including the Oak Ridge Boys.  As a songwriter himself, Aaron added his personal knowledge and passion for music to all of the projects he was involved with over...
Whitney Brown Grisaffi is the proud president of Ted Brown Music a Tacoma, Washington based retail store established by her grandfather. Her dedication and passion for the business are evident in her relationship with her customers, staff and others in the industry. Like her late father, Warren...
Dave Buckeyne can’t remember a time in his life without music.  His father was a band director in Detroit area schools and bought instruments for students who could not afford one.  As a result Dave had access to every type of musical instrument imaginable, often times just sitting in the basement...

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