Prior to co-founding Omnivore Recordings, he was most recently Senior Vice President, Catalog Development & Marketing for Warner/Chappell Music based in Los Angeles. During his 20+ years at the award-winning music publishing arm of the Warner Music Group, Rosenberger also served in a number of key positions, including Senior Vice President, Head of Strategic Marketing/Catalog Development and Senior Vice President, Film & Television. In addition to his managerial and administrative duties, Rosenberger was instrumental in placing key Warner/Chappell copyrights in numerous award-winning and highly successful motion pictures, including Almost Famous, Lost In Translation, Magnolia, Good Will Hunting, Moulin Rouge, Sleepless In Seattle, and The Departed. Prior to joining Warner/Chappell in 1990, Rosenberger was Director, Film & Television for Jobete Music, the music publishing division of Motown Records. While there, Rosenberger placed numerous Jobete copyrights in highly successful television series, such as The Wonder Years, Murphy Brown, and China Beach. Rosenberger started his career in 1980 as a Production Coordinator/Song Finder for renowned record producer Richard Perry. While working for Perry, he worked on a variety of multi-platinum projects, including albums by the Pointer Sisters, Barbra Streisand, Patti LaBelle and the award-winning We Are The World album.
FAVORITE PROJECTS FROM THE PAST:
As production coordinator for famed record producer Richard Perry, the first session I ever contracted was the Pointer Sisters’ “I’m So Excited.” As a music publisher at Warner/Chappell Music, I helped place the music of Led Zeppelin in my favorite movie of all time, Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous. Also at Warner/Chappell, I signed the music publishing catalogs of Robert Lamm and Dennis Wilson.
PROJECTS WITH ACCOLADES:
Partnered songwriter Allee Willis with composer Michael Skloff to write the lyrics for the theme song to the NBC-TV show Friends (“I’ll Be There For You”), and pitched Brian Wilson unfinished songs by George and Ira Gershwin which resulted in two new songs recorded by Brian for his Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin album. And conceptualized American Idol’s Tribute To Frank Sinatra for Fox.
FAVORITE RARITIES IN YOUR COLLECTION:
The Beatles “Butcher Cover” in stereo, “Surfin’ Down The Swanee River” by the Honeys with picture sleeve; Prince’s The Black Album on white vinyl; the Phil Spector Spectacular; Bob Dylan’s “Subterranean Homesick Blues” promo 45 with picture sleeve; and promo record stand up for The Beach Boys’ Smiley Smile.
Grammy Award-winning producer, Cheryl Pawelski has, for the past twenty-five years, been entrusted with preserving, curating and championing some of music's greatest legacies. Before co-founding Omnivore Recordings she held positions at Rhino Entertainment, Concord Music Group and EMI-Capitol Records. She has produced or supervised recordings, reissues and boxed sets for a diverse array of artists.
As a graphic designer and photographer, Omnivore co-founder Greg Allen has been active in the Los Angeles music scene for more than three decades. He has also served as art director on numerous projects for Nonesuch, Rhino, Concord, Warner UK, and Vanguard, among others. With an eye for detail and a vast knowledge of musical styles and eras, Allen has an eclectic design repertoire that encompasses classic album repackaging and new projects alike.
For the past #@*%! years, Dutch has worked with and sold some of the most interesting and successful acts in music. Before co-founding Omnivore Recordings, he worked as VP of Sales for Nettwerk Entertainment, Rhino Entertainment and held various sales roles at WEA Distribution. Prior to that run of gigs, he held sales positions at Hollywood Records, EMI, SBK and Capitol.
Learning to read from his stack of 45 r.p.m. singles, there was little doubt “Captain” Lee Lodyga would end up being involved with records. “Working” at the local Camelot Music for promos and posters gave way to a real job there at 16, with Lee eventually managing 5 record stores (both mom & pop and big box retailers) across the state of Indiana.
A music industry veteran who cut his teeth at Sony Music before heading up the Licensing departments at Zomba Recording Corporation and Warner Music Group's Rhino Entertainment, Glenn Schwartz has licensed recordings for use in movies, television programs, commercials, compilation albums, jukeboxes, greeting cards, bowling alleys, toys, department stores, gyms, and as samples in hip hop records, among other things.