Thursday, April 20, 2017
New York, NY (April 20, 2017) – Spirit Music Group has promoted Jason Rezvan to Director of Advertising, as announced today by Peter Shane, Senior Vice President - Creative Services, Spirit Music Group. In his new role, Rezvan will be responsible for synch placements with a focus on advertising. Rezvan will continue to be based out of Spirit’s New York offices and will report to Shane.
“Jason has been with Spirit since 2012 and has been instrumental in creating synch opportunities for Spirit’s songwriters and their music. He’s a hard-working, team player who has made significant contributions to Spirit’s success, and I congratulate him on this well-deserved promotion,” said Peter Shane.
“I’m grateful for this opportunity and for the support I’ve had throughout my career from everyone at Spirit. I’m honored to be a part of this creative team and a company culture that thinks outside of the box to create endless opportunities for Spirit’s song catalog,” said Jason Rezvan.
Prior to his promotion to Director of Advertising, Rezvan served as Creative Manager at Spirit, where he was primarily responsible for synch placements with a focus on advertising. Some of the prominent placements Rezvan has been a part of include eBay (“Happiness Is”); Netflix’s Narcos (“Love, Reign O’er Me (Lovelife Remix)”); Royal Caribbean (“Made for You”); and K-Mart (“Just Got Me a Check”), as well as numerous major studio and independent films. During his time with Spirit, Rezvan has also held roles as Creative Coordinator and Creative Assistant.
Rezvan holds a Bachelor of Arts, History from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Arts, Music Business from New York University.
ABOUT SPIRIT MUSIC:
Spirit Music Group, founded in 1995, is one of the world's leading independent music publishers, owning and/or managing more than 75,000 songs spanning seven decades and every musical genre. The company's repertoire reflects some of the most beloved songs and songwriters of all time, including hits by Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Elvis Presley, Dion, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Santana, The Beach Boys, Barbra Streisand, Gladys Knight, Alice Cooper, Pure Prairie League, Chicago, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Eagles, Brad Paisley, Chaka Khan, Anita Baker, The Go-Go's, Madonna, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Mariah Carey, Jay-Z, Ricky Martin, Keith Urban, Usher, Dido, Jewel, Jason Aldean and Mary J. Blige; the complete catalogs of such iconic songwriters and writer/artists as Pete Townshend, Marc Bolan, Boz Scaggs, The Marshall Tucker Band, Toto, Billy Squier, Graham Nash, Joe Walsh, Charles Mingus, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Henry Mancini, T.Bone Burnett, Rick Nowels, C&C Music Factory; and the breakthrough work of such newer artists as James Bay, John Newman, Chris Stapleton, Sam Hunt, Scissor Sisters, Matt & Kim, Kodaline, Zooey Deschanel, Eric Paslay, and Big Data.
Spirit has earned a strong reputation as an aggressive royalty administrator and a peerless promoter of its songs into film, television and advertising productions as well as a wide range of new media. In recent years, Spirit has helped transform the publisher's role beyond royalty collection and song promotion to proactive career and legacy partnership by creating and executing marketing plans to revitalize its clients' songs and expand their brands.
Spirit Music Group is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Los Angeles, Nashville and the Netherlands. Spirit is a portfolio company of Pegasus Capital Advisors, the New York-based private equity fund manager that has been providing creative capital and strategic solutions to growth companies since 1996.