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Jeff Brabec, Esq.
V.P. Business Affairs

JEFFREY BRABEC is Vice President of Business Affairs for BMG Chrysalis (representing the catalogues of OutKast, David Bowie, My Morning Jacket, Sheryl Crow, John Denver, Blondie, Paul Anka, Billy Idol, Jethro Tull, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, A3 (“The Sopranos” theme), Dan Wilson, TV on the Radio, Ray LaMontagne, Danger Mouse, and Cee-Lo Green).  Brabec is the co-author with his twin brother Todd (Executive Vice President of ASCAP) of the book “MUSIC, MONEY, AND SUCCESS: The Insider’s Guide To Making Money In The Music Industry” (Schirmer Trade Books/Music Sales) and has been awarded the Deems Taylor Award for excellence in music journalism.  Previously, he has been Vice President of Business Affairs for The Chrysalis Music Group and The PolyGram Music Group as well as Director of Business Affairs for both The Welk Music Group and Arista-Interworld Music Group. A graduate of New York University School of Law, he has also been a government legal services attorney.  Brabec, a former recording artist and songwriter, is an adjunct professor at USC Thornton School of Music/Music Business Department, guest lecturer teaching music publishing for Berklee College of Music, and contributing editor to the Entertainment Law & Finance Magazine.