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"I’m especially excited to get T-Pain ringtones at half price.”
—-Jeff Aldrich


Veteran Exec Segues from WB to Barry Weiss’ RMG

The Buzz is now at RCA Music Group.

Jeff Aldrich
has been named Senior Vice President for A&R at RCA Music Group.

Aldrich will report directly to RCA/Jive Label Group Chairman/CEO Barry Weiss and will be based in the company’s N.Y. headquarters.

Aldrich previously served as SVP A&R for Warner Bros. Records for the past eight years, working with Seal, Disturbed and Faith Hill. Among the talent he’s credited with discovering and nurturing are The Veronicas. He also managed the A&R of film soundtracks for The Departed, Transformers and The Devil Wears Prada, among others.

Before that, he held the position of Senior VP A&R for Giant Records for ten years, working with such artists as Disturbed, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Big Mountain and Letters to Cleo.

Aldrich also worked for Chrysalis Records for 13 years, serving both as head of A&R and EVP, signing and cultivating such legendary acts as Pat Benatar, Billy Idol, The Divinyls and Slaughter, with additional responsibility overseeing A&R for Rock and Roill Hall of Fame group Blondie.

Comments Aldrich: “I am really thrilled to be joining RCA Music Group, a leader in the music industry and a company with tremendous passion for producing great music. I am excited to work with Barry Weiss, who’s offered me the opportunity to launch the next chapter of my career, joining an impressive team and working with an incomparable stable of artists. And I’m especially excited to get T-Pain ringtones at half price.”

Adds Weiss: "Jeff's built a stellar career working with some of the most iconic and influential artists in music. The scope of his A&R background and work as a producer are impressive and he has demonstrable talent recognizing, developing and managing artists. He will undoubtedly enhance RCA's already strong roster, and we're proud to welcome him as a new member of RCA's talented A&R team. We need a little Buzz around here."