Music Industry News Network [11-26-2012]
Missing Link Music Signs A Worldwide Administration Deal With Adam Blackstone
As Music Director for two of the biggest tours of the year: Rihanna and Maroon 5, Adam Blackstone has also crafted live shows for a who's who list of artists ranging from Demi Lovato, Kanye West and Eminem to Chris Brown and Janet Jackson. As a musician, songwriter, and producer, the Adam Blackstone "sound" has infiltrated the music world through a variety of artists from The Roots and Al Green, to Usher and Jill Scott.
From the early age of two, the piano was Adam Blackstone’s toy of choice. Growing up in a family surrounded by music, Adam went on to master both piano and drums, while focusing professionally on the bass. “I knew there was a world of people that needed to hear my sound; I just had to bring it to them.” And bring it to them he did, winning countless honors as a teen and in college at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
His formal education, excellent ability at improvisation, and sheer raw talent brought him on a path toward the world's most well known artists. Most recently, his sound can be heard as Music Director for two of the biggest tours of the year: Rihanna and Maroon 5. Blackstone has also crafted live shows for a who's who list of artists ranging from Demi Lovato, Kanye West and Eminem to Chris Brown and Janet Jackson. You can also catch him working with Adam Levine from Maroon 5 as a vocal coach on the hit TV show, "The Voice".
As a musician, songwriter, and producer, the Adam Blackstone "sound" has infiltrated the music world through a variety of artists from The Roots and Al Green, to Usher and Jill Scott. Creating a niche in the music market, Adam and BASSic Black Entertainment, have recently emerged as the industry’s go to company for live music direction, staffing and new music talent.
In today’s musical climate, where one may ask how success, fame and quality craftsmanship can coexist, Adam Blackstone puts it best: “I see my opportunities today as a chance to bring quality music back to the forefront. Whether it is R&B, hip-hop, jazz, pop, rock, gospel, etc. -- good music will always stand out and last long into the future.”
Recognizing what a true renaissance man he is as music director, producer, musician and songwriter, the team at Missing Link Music is honored to have Adam Blackstone join the family.
ABOUT MISSING LINK MUSIC
Missing Link Music, LLC is a full service music publishing and rights management company, representing over 400 songwriters and producers, many of whom have written for artists like Justin Bieber, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Amy Winehouse, Lil Wayne, Usher, Prince, Erykah Badu, R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Luther Vandross and Al Green, among many others. Recent hits administered by Missing Link Music include “In the Morning” by J. Cole featuring Drake, “Fall In Love” by Estelle, “HYFR (Hell Ya F****** Right)” by Drake featuring Lil Wayne, “What Happened to U” by Usher, “Stay With Me (By The Sea)” by Al Green and “Capitol” by Curren$y featuring 2 Chainz. Be sure to check out Missing Link online for all the latest news and updates at: http://www.missinglinkmusic.com
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