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Curtice, Ric

Sales, Marketing & Distribution Executive, Prime Time Entertainment

Ric Curtice has worked in the music business his entire career. He began working for the Marketing Department at MCA Records, and here is where he contributed to the development of successful careers for Fine Young Cannibals, Tom Petty, Bobby Brown, Coolio, Mary J. Blige, Jimmy Buffett, Elton John, Vince Gill and others. MCA’s parent company then bought Geffen Records, and Ric entered the Product Development Department for the company, where they had a successful string of multi-platinum sellers including Beck, Weezer, Guns n Roses, Nirvana, Hole, Counting Crows, Jackyl and others. As the industry continued its merging ways, Interscope Records was acquired by Universal where Ric continued successful campaigns to help define the careers of No Doubt, Marilyn Manson, NIN, Dr. Dre Bush and others. A stint at Independent label TVT Records continued his success at developing the careers of Sevendust, Andy Partridge, Pit Bull, Lil John, and others. Ric currently runs a successful independent music marketing and sales consulting business in the San Francisco Bay Area which includes clients Rocket Science Inc., Burnside Distribution Corporation, Booklines inc., Sumthing Distribution, Madacy Corporation, Prime Time Entertainment, and Red Hot Promotions, as well as others working with Heritage, New and Developing artists including Celldweller, Blind Pilot, Sugar Minott, Insolance, Chumbawamba, Karla Bonoff, Irma Thomas, Y & T, Sir Mixx a lot, Nile Rodgers, Ivan Neville, Sherri Austin, Steve Forbert, Dr.Dog, Radio Head, Cold War Kids, King Khan, Mathew Sweet among many others. In addition, Ric has recently been managing the careers of Zakiya Hooker, Michael Lee Firkins, Megan Slankard and George Komsky.