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Jan 20, 2006, 00:00 ET

Verve Forecast's 'Brokeback Mountain' Original Soundtrack Picks Up Steam

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Verve Forecast is proud to announce that the original soundtrack to the groundbreaking film "Brokeback...

Jan 21, 2005, 00:00 ET

Verve Music Group Expands Into Burgeoning Adult-Contemporary Market:

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verve Music Group, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, has expanded...

Dec 10, 2004, 00:00 ET

Billy Crystal Presents the Milt Gabler Story on New Verve Compilation

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 11, 2004, Verve Records will release Billy Crystal Presents: The Milt Gabler Story, a...

Jan 20, 2004, 00:00 ET

Diana Krall Returns for Fifth Gala Fundraiser for VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation With Special Guests Elton John and Elvis Costello

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that Grammy award winning...

Jan 20, 2004, 00:00 ET

Verve Records to Release NEA Jazz Masters Compilation CD

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 13, 2004, Verve Records released a special compilation album entitled NEA Jazz Masters....

Aug 22, 2003, 01:00 ET

Acclaimed Director Spike Lee Signs On To Direct Debut Video For Singer/Songwriter Lizz Wright

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike Lee, the Oscar and Emmy-nominated director and writer of feature films, music videos and commercials,...

Jul 24, 2003, 01:00 ET

Bernie Williams Delivers a Real Smash Hit

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- NY Yankees superstar Bernie Williams has hit a home run with his impressive GRP release, "The Journey Within."...

Jun 11, 2003, 01:00 ET

Bernie Williams Hits Musical Home Run With MPL Communications Deal

NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Paul McCartney's MPL Communications, Inc., home to music penned by famed composers such as Harold Arlen,...

Jun 02, 2003, 01:00 ET

Verve Releases 'Salt,' the Exciting Debut Recording From Georgia Vocalist/Songwriter Lizz Wright on May 13, 2003

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout its existence, Verve has particularly excelled in recording most of the fiercest chanteuses on the...

May 21, 2003, 01:00 ET

Recognize the Label on the Top of the Charts? It's Verve!

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verve Music Group is proud to announce two big successes on this week's SoundScan charts. The new album...

May 19, 2003, 01:00 ET

Jesse Harris and the Ferdinandos to Perform at Virgin Union Square on May 20th

In-Store Concert Celebrates Release of 'THE SECRET SUN' Jesse Harris and the Ferdinandos will perform at the Virgin Megastore Union...

May 14, 2003, 01:00 ET

A True New Star, Mindi Abair is Still Number One!

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising sax star Mindi Abair is still number one! "Lucy's," the lead single from her major label debut album,...

Sep 12, 2002, 01:00 ET

Al Jarreau Enters Hospital for Back Surgery

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Five-time GRAMMY(R) Award winner Al Jarreau reported for emergency back surgery to relieve compression on his...

Aug 28, 2002, 01:00 ET

The Verve Music Group Announces Al Jarreau As the First National Literacy Champion for Verizon

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- GRP/Verve recording artist and Grammy(R) Award-winning vocalist Al Jarreau has been named as the first national...

Aug 12, 2002, 01:00 ET

Verve Records to Release 'Diana Krall - Live In Paris'

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In October, 2002, Verve Records will release "Diana Krall - Live In Paris," the first-ever live concert...

Jul 16, 2002, 01:00 ET

Diana Krall's 'Look of Love World Tour' Extends Through the Summer With Exclusive Concert Dates in the U.S. and Europe

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy winning Jazz performer Diana Krall continues her phenomenally successful "Look of Love World Tour"...

Apr 08, 2002, 01:00 ET

Welcome to the New www.vervemusicgroup.com

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verve Music Group has launched an innovative new web site at www.vervemusicgroup.com . With over 24,000...

Jan 30, 2002, 00:00 ET
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Natalie Cole Signs to Verve Records

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Verve Music Group has announced that legendary songstress Natalie Cole has signed to Verve Records. The...

Jan 17, 2002, 00:00 ET

Ron Goldstein Promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer Of The Verve Music Group

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron Goldstein has been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of The Verve Music Group, effective...

Dec 21, 2001, 00:00 ET

Diana Krall Named One of People Magazine's 25 Most Intriguing People of 2001

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Diana Krall has been named one of People Magazine's 25 Most Intriguing People of 2001 in the year-end issue...