Gary Kurfirst
A Professional History

MANAGEMENT CLIENTS
The following artists are listed by the year they were signed to a Gary Kurfirst management company.
YEAR - ARTIST - COMPANY
2004 - Diamanda Galas - KBE
2004 - Skinny Puppy - KBE
2003 - Ambulance LTD - KBE
2003 - Lake Trout - KBE
2003 - Los Amigos Invinsibles - KBE
2002 - Indigenous - KBE
2002 - Radio Mundial - KBE
2000 - Live - KBE
1992 - Babble (see Thompson Twins 1989) - Overland
1991 - Downtown Science - Overland
1991 - Dig - Overland
1990 - Lori Carson - Overland
1990 - Deee Lite - Overland
1989 - Thompson Twins (see Babble 1992) - Overland
1988 - Jerry Harrison/Producer - Overland
1988 - Jane's Addiction - Overland
1988 - Deborah Harry - Overland
1988 - Casual Gods/Jerry Harrison - Overland
1987 - Wendy & Lisa - Overland
1986 - Jean Beauvoir - Overland
1986 - David Byrne - Overland
1985 - Water Boys - Overland
1984 - Ricki Lee Jones - Overland
YEAR - ARTIST - COMPANY
1984 - Big Audio Dynamite - Overland
1982 - Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth, Producers - Overland
1982 - Tom Tom Club - Overland
1981 - Holly & The Italians - Overland
1980 - Eurythmics - Overland
1979 - Ramones - Overland
1978 - B-52s - Overland
1977 - Talking Heads - Overland
1976 - Third World - Island Artists
1976 - Peter Tosh - Sing Sing
1976 - Mighty Diamonds - Sing Sing
1976 - Eddie & The Hotrods - Sing Sing
1975 - Toots & The Maytals - Sing Sing
1975 - Steve Winwood - Island Artists
1975 - Robert Palmer - Island Artists
1974 - Ian Mathews - Sing Sing
1972 - West Bruce & Laing - Sing Sing
1972 - Deodato - Sing Sing
1971 - Mitch Ryder - Sing Sing
1970 - Mylon LeFevre - Sing Sing
1970 - Head, Hands & Feet - Sing Sing
1970 - Free - Sing Sing
1967 - Mountain - Sing Sing
COMPANIES
The following companies are owned and managed by Gary Kurfirst.
YEAR COMPANY
2001 - Present Rx Records/Distributed by Alliance - Record label
Current roster: Moving Units, Radio Mundial, Lake Trout, Krona
2001 - Present Kurfirst-Blackwell Entertainment (KBE) - Talent Management
1997 -
2000
Radiouniverse Records/Distributed by Universal Records - Record label
Current roster: Radio Iodine; Dig; The Devlins; Duke; Matt Goss
1994 - Present Distilled Music, Inc. - Music publishing
1992 - Present Wasteland Records - Record label
1990 - Present Radioactive Records/Distributed by MCA Records - Record label
Current roster: Live; Ramones; Black Grape; Big Audio Dynamite; Angelfish (Shirley Manson); The Fatima Mansions; Traci Lords; Elysian Fields; Star 69; Ana Voog; Noella Hutton; Snowpony. Catalogue: A House; Londonbeat; Lula Box; Virtuosity; Cyclefly
1990 - Present Mucho Loco Music, Inc. - Music publishing
1990 - Present Loco de Amor, Inc. - Music publishing
1985 -
1990
Red Eye Records - Record label
Roster: Tom Tom Club; Deborah Harry; Thompson Twins
1976 - Present Overland Productions - Artist management
1976 -
1978
Island Artists - Artist management
Company formed w/ Chris Blackwell
1969 - Present Byrdcliff Music, Inc. - Music publishing
1969 - Present Sing Sing - Artist management
1967 -
1970
Concept - Promotion & Production
Company formed w/ boxing promoter, Shelly Finkel (boxing clients included Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield & Mark Breland).
1967 -
1968
Dynasty - Promotion & production
Company w/Shangri-las producer, Shadow Morton.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, ALBUMS
YEAR ALBUM ARTIST/LABEL
YEAR ALBUM ARTIST/LABEL
1999 The Distance To Here Live/Radioactive
1999 Generation Sap Cyclefly/Radioactive
1999 Life Like Dig/Radiouniverse
1998 Duke Duke/Radiouniverse
1998 The Slow Motion World Of Snowpony/Radioactive
1998 Ana Voog Anavoog.com/Radioactive
1998 Noella Hutton Noella Hutton/Radioactive
1997 Waiting The Devlins/Radiouniverse
1997 Tiny Warnings Radioiodine/Radiouniverse
1997 We're Outta Here Ramones/Radioactive
1997 Stupid, Stupid, Stupid Black Grape/Radioactive
1997 Secret Samadhi Live/Radioactive
1997 Eating February Star 69/Radioactive
1996 Defenders Of The Universe Dig/Radioactive
1996 Greatest Hits Live Ramones/Radioactive
1996 Bleed Your Cedar Elysian Fields/Radioactive
1996 Elysian Fields (EP) Elysian Fields/Radioactive
1995 Wide Eyed and Ignorant A House/Radioactive
1995 Virtuosity(Soundtrack) Deborah Harry, Peter Gabriel, Black Grape & others/Radioactive
1995 Londonbeat Londonbeat/Radioactive
1995 It's Great When You're Straight...Yeah Black Grape/Radioactive
1995 F-Punk Big Audio Dynamite/Radioactive
1995 Adios Amigos! Ramones/Radioactive
1994 Throwing Copper Live/Radioactive
1994 Lost In The Former West
The Fatima Mansions/Radioactive
1994 Angelfish Angelfish/Radioactive
1994 Acid Eaters Ramones/Radioactive
1994 1000 Fires Traci Lords/Radioactive
1993 Viva Dead Ponies
The Fatima Mansions/Radioactive
1993 Mondo Bizzaro Ramones/Radioactive
1993 Dig Dig/Radioactive
1992 Mental Jewelry Live/Radioactive
1992 I Am The Greatest A House/Radioactive
1987 Siesta (Soundtrack) Miles Davis/Warner Bros.
1986 True Stories (Soundtrack) Talking Heads/Sire
1984 Stop Making Sense Talking Heads/Sire
1984 1984 (Soundtrack) Eurythmics/RCA
FILM & VIDEO CREDITS
YEAR - TITLE CREDIT/LABEL OR DISTRIBUTOR
1998 - We're Outta Here - Ramones documentary chronicling the bands 30 year career and final concert. Executive Producer Radioactive Records
1993 - Beyond 3D - Aaron Chang, Director - Ten minute action-sport film shot w/first 35mm wide-angle stereoscopic lens designed specifically for this project by 3D legend Christopher Condon. Executive Producer Radioactive Records
1992 - Londonbeat, The Home Video - Music video compilation. Executive Producer Radioactive Records
1992 - Stop Sellafield (home video) - Greenpeace benefit concert featuring U2, Public Enemy, Kraftwerk, Big Audio Dynamite. Executive Producer Radioactive Records
1990 - MTV Alternative Nation Tour - Features Live, Big Audio Dynamite, Blind Melon, and PiL on tour. Producer
1990 - Lifestyles Of The Ramones (home video) - Features music videos from
1980-1990 & includes interviews with Debbie Harry, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth & Jerry Harrison
Producer
Warner Reprise
1988 - Storytelling Giant (home video) - Ten Talking Heads music videos, edited with "spontaneous footage of real people talking". Executive Producer
Warner Reprise
1987 - Siesta (feature film) - Mary Lambert, Director - Dark cult classic starring Ellen Barkin, Jodie Foster, Isabella Rossellini, Martin Sheen, Gabriel Byrne, Julian Sands, Grace Jones. Producer/Lorimar
1986 - True Stories (feature film)- David Byrne, Director - Quirky satire on American lifestyles starring John Goodman featuring the Talking Heads Producer/Warner Bros.
1984 - Stop Making Sense - Jonathan Demme, Director - Talking Heads critically acclaimed concert film shot at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. Executive Producer Island & Cinecom
CONCERT PROMOTIONS
YEAR - ARTIST - VENUE YEAR - ARTIST - VENUE
1986 Talking Heads - Palace Theater
1985 Talking Heads/Burning Spear - Forest Hills Tennis Stadium
1985 Diana Ross - Portland Civic Center
1985 Bonnie Raitt - Syracuse University
1985 Big Audio Dynamite - Irving Plaza
1985 Benny Goodman - New York Philharmonic
1985 B52s/Eurythmics - Forest Hills Tennis Stadium
1985 B52s - Sam Houston Colesium
1983 Talking Heads - Houston Music Hall
1982 The Clash - Houston Coliseum
1979 B52s - Irving Plaza
1979 Talking Heads - Irving plaza
1979 Joan Baez - Carnegie Hall
1978 Benny Goodman - Carnegie Hall
1977 Andy Gibb - Syracuse Memorial Auditorium
1977 Yes - Augusta Civic Center
1977 The Stranglers - Entermedia Theater
1977 Talking Heads/Dillinger - Entermedia Theater
1977 Emerson, Lake & Palmer - University of Maryland
1976 Bob Marley/Stanley Clarke - Madison Sq. Garden; Boston Garden; Montreal Forum; Toronto Maple Leaf Garden; Starlight Bowl (LA); Greek Theater (SF); Miami Auditorium
1976 Grateful Dead - Syracuse University & Portland Maine Civic Center
1976 Chicago - Portland Maine Civic Center
1976 Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Syracuse University & Portland Maine Civic Center
1970 10 Years After - Island Garden Arena
1970 Jethro Tull - Stonybrook Univ. & Club Revolution
1968 The Doors - Madison Sq. Garden
1968 The Doors/The Who - Singer bowl
1968 Jimi Hendrix/Janis Joplin - Singer Bowl
1968 Jimi Hendrix/Soft Machine - Boston Garden
1968 Jimi Hendrix - Symphony Hall
1967 The Who/The Vagrants - Village Theater
1967 Jimi Hendrix - Stonybrook University
1967 Jeff Beck/Rod Stewart - Island Garden Arena
1967 Procol Harem - Village Theater
1967 The Doors - Village Theater
1967 Wilson Pickett - Village Theater
1967 Otis Redding/Carla Thomas - Village Theater
1967 Blood Sweat & Tears - Island Garden Arena & Westchester County Center
1967 Jeff Beck Group/Rod Stewart - Village Theater & Island Garden Arena
1967 Yardbirds/Jimmy Page - Village Theater & Island Garden Arena
1967 Cream/Richie Havens - Village Theater & Island Garden Arena
1967 Donovan/Janis Ian - St. Johns University
1967 Cream/Moby Grape/Canned Heat - Village Theater
1967 Young Rascals/The Vagrants - Singer Bowl
1967 Young Rascals /Vanilla Fudge - Island Garden Arena
1966 Shangri-Las - Malibu Country Club
1966 Ronettes - El Patio Country Club

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