Jazz’s First Brand Marketing Collective
ARC is an internationally established independent recording label based upon a new artist collective model of artist empowerment and ownership of their work.
ARC catalog contains over 60 releases with all titles available at all of the major retailers worldwide.
Over 200 artists appear on ARC recordings, including emerging talent and established noted names in music.
See: All About Jazz article.
As featured in DownBeat – January 2017 Issue
Alchemy Sound Project debut named a “best of” release for 2016!
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As featured in DownBeat – January 2014 Issue
As featured in DownBeat – August 2013 Issue
As featured in DownBeat – March 2009 Issue
As featured in Jazz Ambassador Magazine – February/March 2009 Issue
[ARC LABEL FEATURE ARTICLE IN JAM | 2009]
Wikipedia Article – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artists_Recording_Collective
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ARC is an American label identity that emphasizes promoting and facilitating the distribution and utilization of the works created by our artists.
ARTISTS RECORDING COLLECTIVE (ARC) is an American label brand that was co-founded by musician artists who were also among the very first pioneers employing viable uses of 21st Century technologies. ARTISTS RECORDING COLLECTIVE (ARC) is a GS1 Partner Company licensed the globally unique GS1 Company Prefix number 0893682002 to create U.P.C. barcodes and other unique identifiers. ARTISTS RECORDING COLLECTIVE (ARC) is a Kansas Limited Liability Company (LLC) in good-standing.
* A New Concept Music Label Brand & Business Model *
ARTISTS RECORDING COLLECTIVE (ARC) is an internationally recognized brand and professional recording label that emphasizes promoting and facilitating the distribution and utilization of the works created by our members. ARC provides a viable 21st Century Music Industry Platform for world-class talent! Based in the Kansas City metropolitan area with its main office located in the City of Leavenworth, Kansas, ARC serves artists-producers and boutique record labels who require a dynamic and multi-dimensional platform to present their works and services in an environment that is not under compulsion or creative restraint.
Label Debut Release:
“Long Ago Today” by Sumi Tonooka Trio
General Information and History
The Artists Recording Collective (ARC) was co-founded on December 7, 2007 by alto saxophonist, CHRIS BURNETT; tenor saxophonist, ERICA LINDSAY; and, pianist, SUMI TONOOKA as a professional response to an inherent void within the music industry then. Specifically, the co-founders endeavored to create and maintain a modern recording label brand to serve as a platform to promote and release the projects and recordings produced by professional artists and composers.
PROPRIETARY NOTICE: Artists Recording Collective is a Kansas Limited Liability Company. Website Customizations, Business Organizational Systems, Business Operational Algorithms and Business Plans are Copyright © Christopher L. Burnett. All Rights Reserved. Permission and Licensed Use by Artists Recording Collective LLC was granted 07 Dec 2007. Serious franchise inquiries are welcome.
Official ARC Logos designed and created by the artist and illustrator, Paul Tsang
A Blog Supreme Coverage
As featured in A Blog Supreme (from NPR Jazz) – February 2010
ARC-2123 | JOHN BLAKE, JR. – MOTHERLESS CHILD – AUDIO CD | VIDEO “Motherless Child,” from John Blake Jr., Motherless Child (Artists Recording Collective). John Blake Jr., violin / arrangement; Mulgrew Miller, piano; Boris Kozlov, bass; Johnathan Blake, drums; Howard University’s “Afro Blue”, dir. Connaitre Miller, voices.