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Hangar 18 Sign US Record Label Deal In New York With Veteran VP Of A+R Jason Jordan

Published: Thu 19 Aug 2021 04:52 PM
Hangar 18 are working on their latest album with the debut single and music video ready to go, so Paul Marshall the bands songwriter, drummer and manager went shopping for a deal. “I had reached out to some good contacts of mine around the globe to see who might be interested in working with the band. I was even talking to a major label here in New Zealand. Long story short I hit up a mate of mine Jason out of New York and after he listened to the tracks he sent a deal out to me straight away”. Said Paul.
Jason is a veteran of the music industry and has held positions such as VP of A+R for Hollywood Records (Disney’s record label) A+R director at Columbia Records and currently is VP of A+R at Symphonic in Brooklyn NY.
The major label A executive sometimes seems like Bigfoot these days – hard to track down, even harder to get your head around. But Jason is no mythical creature and is one of NYC’s longest-lasting A executives. He has worked with many hit makers and tons of major artists including one of his personal favourites Breaking Benjamin, who Jason discovered and turned into a modern day giant of a band, who went onto sell over 7 million records in theUS alone.
Hangar 18’s debut single and music video “Say It To Me” is due for release in October 2021.

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