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Jason Byrne - Red Cat Publicity

Jason is the owner and operator of Red Cat Publicity

About Me

Twenty-five year music industry veteran Jason Byrne celebrates the tenth anniversary of Red Cat Publicity, a one man show offering creative and energetic publicity services to artists who perform and record jazz, world and improvised music. Red Cat Publicity was officially launched in 2005 and has since orchestrated successful publicity campaigns for artists/organizations such as Shai Maestro, Pete McCann, Joe Locke, Anat Cohen, trumpeter Avishai Cohen, Joe Fiedler, Ben Wendel, Anzic Records, Connection Works-Brooklyn Jazz Wide Open, Rufus Reid, The Wee Trio, The Copenhagen Jazz Festival, The Cornelia Street Cafe, The Festival of New Trumpet Music, Bruce Barth, John Ellis/Andy Bragen - MOBRO, Oscar Penas, Darrell Grant, Kendrick Scott, Julie Hardy, Mike Moreno, Marcus Strickland, Jason Lindner, Roni Ben-Hur, The 3 Cohens, Alan Ferber, Ryan Cohan, The Brooklyn Jazz Underground, Miles Okazaki, The Neil Cowley Trio, Pete Malinverni, Chris Potter, Mark Egan, The Jazz Icons DVD series, Anton Schwartz, Peter Eldridge, Dave Douglas, Roni Ben-Hur, Arthur Kell, The Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Motema Music and many others. Jason Byrne got his start in the music business at GRP Records in 1992 working as an assistant to Dave Grusin and Larry Rosen. He moved on to the position of coordinator in the companys international marketing and production division, and eventually headed up the department, as Director of International Marketing, during one of its most profitable periods. Following GRP, Byrne worked briefly as part of the marketing team at Chesky Records before becoming the senior publicist at Third Floor/EastWest Media. With the opening of Red Cat Publicity in January 2005 Byrne was able to immediately offer creative artists publicity services with intensity and dedication. Being an experienced publicist, and musician, he is in a position to be an effective press agent for artists wishing to expand their awareness and audience, and further their careers.

My Favorites

  1. Clark Terry/Bob Brookmeyer - The Power of Positive Swinging
  2. Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers - Ugetsu
  3. Yellowjackets - Greenhouse
  4. Darrell Grant - Truth and Reconciliation
  5. Derek Trucks - Songlines
  6. David Binney/Ed Simon - Oceanos