Arnie Goodman NYU grad and music lover- His career began from many nights at the NYC Filmore and attending the 3rd Isle of Wright Festival in 1970. Then he created Zig Zag Records, a four-store chain specializing in imports, blues and rock located in Brooklyn on Ave U, Manhattan, Franklin Square and Glen Cove. He quickly went from owning multiple record stores to his own record label and music marketing company.
Domino Records was formed in 1992 which became Viceroy Entertainment Group in 1994. He signed Alvin Lee, Steve Hackett, Steve Lukather, Innes Sibun, Savoy Brown, Sunset Heights, Robert Gordon, Cowboy Mouth and Paul Oscher. Arnie is well known for restarting the career of Fleetwood Mac guitarist Peter Green with “Rattlesnake Guitar”. After followed Arnies’ release of “Knights of the Blues Table”, dedicated to Cyril Davies the real Father of the British Blues. It featured Mick Jagger, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, Mick Taylor, Max Middleton, Maggie Bell, Clem Clempson, Dick Heckstall-Smith, The Pretty Things and Georgie Fame.
In 2000, he started Blue Storm Music, released his John Lee Hooker tribute titled “From Clarksdale To Heaven”–remembering John Lee Hooker and featuring Jeff Beck, Gary Moore, Mick Taylor, Jack Bruce and Peter Green. He was the concept person for the 2003 Grammy nominated CD Hubert Sumlin “Them Shoes” with guests Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Levon Helm. Along the way, he has been personal manager for Savoy Brown, Paul Di’Anno, and Fast Eddie Clarke and spent many years being the confidant for his good friend guitarist Rory Gallagher. He went on to co-found Elmore Magazine, which is dedicated to saving American Music. Arnies’ passion for music has taken him to a parallel career in the past decade as a noted international published photographer of music. His work has appeared in prestigious publications – Mojo, Classic Rock , Blues Matters, Goldmine, Audiophile Voice and Record Collector. Also, on various album covers- Savoy Brown, Jim McCarty , Richie Havens, Shuggie Otis Live and a Les Paul Tribute CD. Continuing with his vast and diverse music expertise, Arnie keeps evolving with the creation of Elmore Entertainment LLC in 2015.
Kirk YANO is a multiple Grammy®-winning recording engineer, 7-time Grammy® nominated producer/engineer with several Platinum and Gold RIAA awards. Kirk was the Mix engineer on the BellBivDevoe hit song Poison, which has been used in film (PootieTang, Honey2, Pineapple Express) television (A Different World, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Scrubs, Glee) and video games (Grand Theft Auto, DJ Hero and Dance Central. “Poison” was named #60 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s as well as #1 on VH1’s 40 Greatest R&B Songs of the 90s.
Kirk has recorded, produced and mixed records for many artists of different genres including Common, Dwele, Mariah Carey, Public Enemy, Miles Davis, Blues Traveler, Slum Village w/ J-Dilla, Placido Domingo, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Soulive, Surpreme NTM (Sony France), Arisa Mizuki (Sony Japan), Pe’z (EMI-Toshiba Japan), Mad in Paris (Universal France), actor Chris Rock, The Beatnuts, Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones), The late Phoebe Snow and remixing the Sony Remixed & Re-imagined Series (Billie Holiday & Nina Simone). Movie, Video and Television mix credits include Universal Pictures “Fried Green Tomatoes”, HBO “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Video”, Saga Dreamcast video game “Sonic Adventure 2”, Roseanne TV show(last episode), Indie film “In the Soup” and many Music Videos.
He has toured as a Musician with Savoy Brown, Phoebe Snow, Texas Scratch and Scott Holt. In 2011 he was the personal manager for the youtube internet sensation Sony/Masterwork artists 2CELLOS [Sulic & Hauser].