Talking about how he got involved in the music industry.
Working With Various Artists
Working With Various ArtistsMusic executive Clarence Avant discusses the artists he worked with at Sussex Records such as The Gallery and Bill Withers. Clarence also talks about his purchase of a radio station that he named Avant Garde Broadcasting.
The Creed Taylor Deal: How to Get the Most for your Artist
The Creed Taylor Deal: How to Get the Most for your ArtistMusic executive Clarence Avant discusses his negotiations with A&M Records over the signing of jazz producer Creed Taylor.
The IndustryFormer label owner Clarence Avant (Sussex Records, Tabu Records) discusses the major corporate players in the music industry today, and offers thoughts on innovation, technology and the future of the major-label system.