President / CEO (Writer / Producer)
CSM Words and Music
CSM Words and Music is a Los Angeles based music production and publishing company focused on the development of competitive materials and artists in pop, r&b, rock and dance. As producers/writers we are commissioned to create original works. We actively represent our materials and artists on finished masters uniquely packaged to domestic and global industry contacts at record labels, TV & film, fashion music branding sponsors and multi media platforms. Our work includes the discovery, development and representation of young emerging talents.
Years in the record business:
Over 20 years
1980 – Graduate BA Degree, Jazz Composition & Guitar Major / Berklee College of Music 1980.
1980 – 2007: 25(+) year professional music career activities as a session guitarist, touring musician, music director, conductor, arranger, writer, producer, vocal contractor, TV & film, publisher, business entrepreneur
Leader / Catharsis, an original jazz fusion group, performances with Spyro Gyra, Village Gate NYC. Performed, recorded and toured with celebrities and star artists Natalie Cole, Billy Preston, Little Richard, Lola Falana, Wayne Newton, Flip Wilson, Roy Clark, Paul Anka. Current project with Phil Collins/LDF and title track “Donne Le Moi” on worldwide cd release EMI / Capitol Little Dreams Band. Swatch music branding premium. Songs and music tracks on tv & film in 20 countries. Global trade industry events as a speaker. panelist, judge/jury for talent competitions. Consultant to artists, labels, sponsors, new media.
Continued advancement of skills as a writer /producer / musician. Further development of materials and artists, market placements, Escalated earnings & investments. Grow industry affiliations. Service to others.
Never Give up.
Positive high life condition.
CSM Words and Music
PO Box 4351 Suite 363
Los Angeles, CA
Tel: 818 329 1147
E-mail: sondheim AT pacbell DOT net