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Scates Appointed to NARIP Board

Photo: Cappriccieo M. Scates

NARIP is pleased to appoint Cappriccieo M. Scates to its Atlanta Board of Directors, joining Atlanta Executive Director Eileen Tilson.

“Cappriccieo has done more for NARIP Atlanta than almost any other individual, and laid out the red carpet for our organization in his city,” says NARIP President Tess Taylor. “He is a consummate professional, with years of experience in the industry as a record executive and personal artist manager, and is author of a book on artist management. He is a connector and a valued colleague, and he epitomizes qualities of today’s most successful professionals: a desire to learn and grow, and to help others achieve their goals. As Associate Director of Writer / Publisher Relations at SESAC, he is in the thick of our business and a vital part of the health and welfare of our industry. We are excited to take our Atlanta chapter to a new level with his help.”

Meet Scates December 8 in Atlanta

Meet Mr. Scates in Atlanta at NARIP’s next event – Modern A&R and Artist Development – where he will be a guest speaker. The program takes place on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at SAE Institute of Technology located at 215 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30303. Click here to get details and register online now.

About Cappriccieo M. Scates

Cappriccieo M. Scates is Associate Director of Writer / Publisher Relations for SESAC. His direct signings include Day 26, RichGirl, Bone Crusher, Jacob Latimore, Q Parker of 112, Nikeshia Briscoe, Rico Love, Jay Fenix, BXC, Atozzio Towns and London to name a few. Prior to joining SESAC, he was Director of Operations for PM Music Group where he represented songwriters whose credits included Michael Jackson and Beyonce. He is former Director of National Radio Promotions for Ruffhouse/Columbia Records and has been responsible for promoting the careers of artists such as Fugees, Cypress Hill, Bone Thugs and Harmony, Alicia Keys and Boyz II Men. He is author of “10 Steps to Successfully Managing Recording Artists” (2004). He is on The Board of Governors for the National Academy of Recording Artist and Sciences (NARAS), Atlanta Chapter, and a member of The Georgia Music Industry Task Force, which serves to consult Georgia Governor Sunny Purdue on the economic impact of music, film and entertainment.

The National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) promotes career advancement, education and good will among record executives. Formed in 1998 with headquarters in Los Angeles, NARIP has chapters in New York, Atlanta, San Francisco, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Las Vegas and London.

SESAC, Inc. is a performing rights organization with headquarters in Nashville and offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and London.