ABOUT ALAN

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Hawaiian Orientated-Born in Ireland and travelling between Australia,New Zealand, Canada, USA and the UK.

 PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR:
Sandy Feldman Beverly Hills, California, Lenny Stogel, Chris Lamb, Gerry Stickells - GLS Productions, New York
Duties 
Artist liason, Preparing riders for concerts and arranging their implmentation, Transportation arrangements, Assistant to backstage director and carrying out requirements at concerts, Advance and preproduction development

TOUR MANAGER / LIGHTING TECH / PYROTECHNICS / STAGE:
Involved Arrangements, Financing, Security, Crew Hiring, Transportation, Set Up, Break Down, Logistics Media Promotions Copywriter, Biographies, Artist and Press Relations, Freelance Journalist with articles printed worldwide

In Respect To The Above I Have Worked With: Acts Doobie Brothers, Jeff Skunk Baxter, Tom Johnstone, Commodores, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Kansas, Dave Mason, Village People, Nazareth, Triumph, Demis Roussos, Wha Koo, Prism, Uriah Heep, Bryan Adams, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, Bob Rock, Foreigner, Osibisa, Hall & Oates, Long John Baldry, Joe Cocker, Air Supply, Little River Band, Aldo Nova, Charlie Daniels, Billy Squier, Flo-Eddie, Loverboy, Ted Nugent, Joe Perry, Hank Williams jnr, Billy Ray Cyrus, Buster Poindexter alias David Johanssen, Mental As Anything and many more.   Record Companies A&M, Island, Polygram / Polydor, True North, Virgin, Attic, Capitol, BMG, RCA, MCA / Universal, Mushroom, Festival, WEA and it's subsidiaries, Bronze, Giant, Sony, Chrysalis, Mercury, Arista, Geffen, Sire, Walt Disney, V2, Quality and numerous more.  Management Companies and Publicists Bruce Cohn, Rogers / Cowan, Moress / Nanas, David Gest, Bruce Allen, Mark Spector, Mike's Artists Management, E.S.P., Champion Entertainment, William Siep, Propas Management Corp, MTV, Bernie Finklestein, Sound Seventy Inc, B.C.Fiedler, Greilworks, Network Inc, Ron Hunstman, David Corlew, Union Entertainment Group, Feeling Productions etc.

RECORD CONTRACTS;
Back Catalogue, Greatest Hits and new material for Dan Hill, writer of such popular songs as "Sometimes When We Touch", "If We Try", "I Fall All Over Again", "Hold Me Now", The theme from "First Blood" with Sylvester Stallone - "It's A Long Road". These songs amongst many others. Negotiated deal initiation finalised by B.C. Fiedler.Commended in writing by Canadian Prime Minister Mr Brian Mulrooney for devotion and support to the development of Canadian Music, Placed a song by John Hayman on CD release in Australia by The late country artist "David Pincombe" - "A Country Mile Better", Secured deal for Paul Gilbert(Alligator Farm)+Racer X(Superhero)in Australia.Secured Deal In Sth Africa for Faber Drive with David Gresham Records for release of their two cd's,These are just some of the deals I have put together.Coby Grant I had signed to Sony/ATV Europe.Radius+Thomas Hugh signed in Brazil to Fermata Music.Jillian Wagner signed to Crucial Music LA +Fermata Music Brazil

SOURCE MATERIAL WORK
Supplying copies of charts, reviews, interviews etc for "38 Special" for the CD's "Rock and Roll Strategy and Bone Against Steel".MCA / True North Recording Act Bruce Cockburn for the CD "Nothing But A Burning Light". A & M / Spy Records Act Ray Lyell for the CD's "Desert Winds" and "Ray Lyell". Information provided to Foundations Forum 90+91+92+93. The Heavy Metal Seminar run by Concrete. Research for "The Metallican", The Metallica fan club. Research for the "Authorised Led Zeppelin" Biography. (The Definite Collection) by Richie Yorke, released worldwide in 1994. Details for Ben Kaye on Celine Dion / Patsy Gallant in respect to charts, interviews. From 2001 to 2007 worked with Union Entertainment Group(Los Angeles).I left amicably due to the passing of my amazing mum. This has involved working with acts such as Paul Gilbert, Racer X, John Gregory, John 5, Epidemic, Skold, Snapdragon, Nickelback, Default, Saliva,El Pus,Fine White China,John Corabi, Scott Fab, Bomber, Best Of 7, Oleander, Revel 8, Shiver, Duff Mc Kagan, Slack, Kevin Martin, Michal,Hinder, A number of tribute cds featuring music by Queen, Aerosmith, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne etc. At the start of 2008-Current, I returned to work doing research,data collection,deals etc for Bryan Coleman with the Nickelback cds ''Dark Horse, ''Here+Now'', ''Greatest Hits Vol 1'' +''No Fixed Address+Feed The Machine''+High Valley with their debut cd and also with Chief with the Hinder cds ''Take It To The Limit''+ ''All American Nightmare.My Darkest Days,Jesse James with her debut cd, Daughtry with his cd ''Leave This Town''Florida-Georgia Line''with their three cd's and worked on deals for Faber Drive for their cd's''Seven Second Surgery'' and ''Can't Keep A Secret''. 

MY PERSONAL THANK-YOU'S:
Natalie Jane McKenna,Jordi Elvidge(At times my rock) Janet Holbrook my dearest friend, Mum+Dad, Beagle, Julie+Freya, Miska+Sasha+Billy+Tiggy+Carly+ Tara+Demo+Suzy+Taffy+Alfred+Mr Cat, (John Greenberg,Tim Heyne, Bryan Coleman,Kevin Chief'' Zaruck for showing faith),The guys from Nickelback thanks for the plaques and for the amazing ride(31 Million cds later unbelievable) Paul Gilbert, Hinder,Florida-Georgia Line, Sky Nicholas, Ritchie Yorke RIP) who was always there,Christine Yorke(RIP),Ian+Emily Yorke Ben Kaye my guidance(R.I.P),Eve Stacey , Colleen Sheehan ride those horses, Kelly Jo Gates, Elly Susnich, Ross Clunes Tara Venn, Nina Nicholls , Paul Gardner, Chris Stanners,Micheal Leamy,Vanessa Wallace,Alan Olsen,Jo O'Brien,Malcolm McKinlay(RIP),Regan+Miranda Close, Maria Piccolo,Willie Areta,Jocelyn Vetten,Carlo Carli,Trevor Hamilton,Vicki Bretherton,Ngaire Kampjes,Karen Eppingstall,Leeanne Heron and all the other folk at Air New Zealand for getting me airborne, Pamela+Mark+Victoria Atkinson,Marjorie+John McGinnis,Tanya McGinnis,Bernie Letofsky,Willie Sportello, Maz Mazak, Geraldine+Dave(RIP)+Zenopia+Rebecca Pincombe, Amanda Egglestone, Mark Egglestone, Jaimie Lee, Jimmy Lardner, Jo K Russell, Michael Rosen , Amanda Rae Wood (R.I.P.I miss you so much), James Blundell,My late Uncle Bill+Elizabeth Jackson, Stewart+Pat Henchie, Kaye Marshall, John Lysek, Jennifer Ormerod, Bernie Fiedler, Bernie Finklestein,Dan Rink,Trish Devine,Elizabeth Reed, Ted Nugent, Lindy+Dave(Pops)Clements(my two amazing best friends), Genevieve Gilbert (Montreal rocks) Barry Haugen, Tess Taylor, Michael Eastick, Rod Matheson, Chris Stamboni, Patti Tateo, Julie Schlichting, Amanda+Martin+Maeve Jones, Briony Gill, Chris Boyd, Brian Cadd, Joanne Dalton, Joe Fox, Dianne Parke, Steve Propas(R.I.P), Lisa Phillips, Elizabeth Reid,Bernie Letofsky, Debbie Mac at Century 104 FM Manchester such a great dj. Louise+Steve Ayling , Fabiola Vettese, Lisa Janine,Jennifer Ford(Love You Jennifer),Yumiko Toyoda,Emma Gloury such a beautiful and wonderful friend ,Margaret Loffler amazing guidance,Jo Kelly Stephenson,Ross Ryan,Sophie Serafino,Alicia Dunham,Tanja Trifunjagic,Patti Jones,Niels Walboomers,Cindy+Jillian Wagner,Chris Baseford,Tracey McNab.Olga Yurchenko,Teena Wobke,My friends in Guam Holly Rustick,Nasha Herrara,Tamara Nicole,Elesiah+Matt Gentry,Arnaud Delourmel my great friend in Noumea,Henry Smith for doing all this,

SOCIETIES:
Canadian Academy Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), SOCAN - Canadian Performing Rights Association, CMRRA - Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency,