Award-Winning Production Music Company Becomes Largest Provider of News Themes in the U.S.
NASHVILLE, TN – (January 12, 2015) – Warner/Chappell Production Music, Warner Music Group’s production music arm, today announced that it has acquired the music assets of Frank Gari Productions and Gari Communications. Frank Gari Productions and Gari Communications are worldwide leaders in news theme music. With this acquisition—and in addition to its already well-known news music brands 615 Music and Non Stop Music—Warner/Chappell Production Music becomes the largest provider of news music for local television in the U.S.
“I’m thrilled to welcome the undisputed champions of news theme music, Frank Gari Productions and Gari Communications, into the Warner/Chappell Production Music family,” said Randy Wachtler, President & CEO, Warner/Chappell Production Music. “Gari is a well-known and trusted source for the world’s most recognizable news themes. I look forward to offering our clients an even wider array of first-class music, and to working with the talented Gari team to soundtrack fantastic television.”
Notable pieces of the Gari music catalog include the Eyewitness News Theme package, The Enforcer package, and the NBC Collection, which can be heard on local news broadcasts across New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and many more cities across the US.
Warner/Chappell Production Music consists of more than 90 catalogs worldwide. The company’s composers have created works for countless well-known TV shows, movies and companies, including Dracula Untold, Toy Story, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Bourne Legacy, the Today show, ESPN, Disney, Capital One, DirecTV, Diet Coke, Subway, Major League Baseball, Cox Communications and Volkswagen.
About Warner/Chappell Production Music
Warner/Chappell Production Music is a worldwide leader within the production music industry, with over 35 years of experience and success. It unites many of the most successful and respected independent brands in production music, including 615 Music, Non-Stop Music, Groove Addicts, V – The Production Library, Full Tilt and many others. The brands comprising Warner/Chappell Production Music have been the recipients of many industry awards, including multiple Emmy®, Telly, ADDY and Promax honors. In 2015, Warner/Chappell Production Music appeared within – or in promotional media for – 18 Golden Globe Award Nominated Films, Trailers & TV Shows.
Warner/Chappell Production Music is a part of Warner Music Group, home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Atlantic, Elektra, Parlophone, Rhino, and Warner Bros. Records, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.