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The last sultan : the life and times of Ahmet Ertegun

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As the founder and head of Atlantic Records, Ahmet Ertegun signed and/or recorded many of the greatest musical artists of all time, from Ray Charles to Kid Rock. Working alongside his older brother, Nesuhi, one of the preeminent jazz producers of all time, and the legendary Jerry Wexler, Ertegun transformed Atlantic Records from a small independent record label into a hugely profitable multinational corporation. In successive generations, he also served as a mentor to record-business tyros like Phil Spector, David Geffen, and Lyor Cohen. Brilliant, cultured, and irreverent, Ertegun was as renowned for his incredible sense of personal style and nonstop A-list social life as his work in the studio. Blessed with impeccable taste and brilliant business acumen, he brought rock 'n roll into the mainstream while creating the music that became the sound track for the lives of multiple generations.--From publisher description.

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Geneva Public Library 921 ERTEGUN (Text)
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1001 . ‡aGreenfield, Robert.
24514. ‡aThe last sultan : ‡bthe life and times of Ahmet Ertegun / ‡cRobert Greenfield.
260 . ‡aNew York : ‡bSimon & Schuster, ‡c2011.
300 . ‡axix, 431 p. : ‡bill. ; ‡c25 cm.
520 . ‡aAs the founder and head of Atlantic Records, Ahmet Ertegun signed and/or recorded many of the greatest musical artists of all time, from Ray Charles to Kid Rock. Working alongside his older brother, Nesuhi, one of the preeminent jazz producers of all time, and the legendary Jerry Wexler, Ertegun transformed Atlantic Records from a small independent record label into a hugely profitable multinational corporation. In successive generations, he also served as a mentor to record-business tyros like Phil Spector, David Geffen, and Lyor Cohen. Brilliant, cultured, and irreverent, Ertegun was as renowned for his incredible sense of personal style and nonstop A-list social life as his work in the studio. Blessed with impeccable taste and brilliant business acumen, he brought rock 'n roll into the mainstream while creating the music that became the sound track for the lives of multiple generations.--From publisher description.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
60010. ‡aErtegun, Ahmet M.
650 0. ‡aSound recording executives and producers ‡zUnited States ‡vBiography.
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