AML028: Music Marketing & Promotions with Industry Vet. Carter J. Russell


[spp-player]Carter J. Russell is an industry veteran with over 35 years of experience in the music industry currently working as an Integrated Development specialist at Comma Music.Prior to Comma, Carter founded Russell Music, LLC. In addition, he held the position of either regional or national director of marketing and promotions at three major labels; namely, Universal Music Group, Elektra Entertainment Group and Buddha Records. Carter has been successful in promoting artists such as: Birdman, Chamillionaire, Lil’ Wayne and Lloyd and Kem. He has received numerous gold and platinum sales awards, from Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), for his achievements. While at Elektra Records and Buddha Records, Carter worked with other artists like Anita Baker, Peabo Bryson, Phyllis Hyman, Teddy Pendergrass and Grover Washington.

Between music promotion and his voice-over work, Carter still finds time to support his favorite charity, Clara’s House, which provides housing and educational programs for women and children survivors of domestic violence. At the Annual Carter Russell Birthday Fundraiser, Carter raises an average of $15,000 in one night. Carter is also a parishioner at Old St. Mary’s in the South Loop and occasionally serves as a guest lecturer at Columbia College in Chicago.


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AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok empowering the African artist and Africa's rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Ms. Uduak is also a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her law firm’s intellectual property law, media, business, fashion, and entertainment law practice areas. She has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts and handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients in the USA, Africa, and Asia.

Her work and contributions to the creative industry have been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, The American University School of Law and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA including ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the prestigious Academy of Arts University in San Francisco.
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