Ralph Burnett is a veteran of the music business having served as Products Manager at Universal Music Group/MCA Records and associated labels: MCA, GRP, Impulse!, MCA Master Series, Zebra, Narada, Sona Gaia and JVC Jazz. Mr. Burnett has also served as Record Producer and A&R Director across a variety of musical genres.
Mr. Burnett is an accomplished composer and keyboardist who contributes original music for television, film, and other visual media, including projects for HBO, ESPN, Discovery, Velocity, MavTV, among others. He has been the composer for various television series and independent films, both foreign and domestic. Mr. Burnett also provides Music Supervision across all visual media platforms and distribution channels.
As a music journalist, Mr. Burnett has contributed to various magazines and trade publications including, Jazziz, Keyboard, CD Review, The Jazz Review, and Play. He has also served as Contemporary Jazz Editor for The Jazz Review, contributed to the All Music Guide and the MusicHound Record Guide.
Mr. Burnett holds a Bachelor's degree in Radio/TV/Film Production and received an academic scholarship in Fine Arts from Bank of America, and inclusion in Who's Who In Music. Other honors include Billboard Jazz Label of the Year (3x MCA Records), Billboard Radio & Records Jazz Label of the Year (MCA Records), Radio & Records -including: Most #1 Records, Most Weeks at #1, and Most Top 5 Hits Radio & Records NAC Label of the Year (MCA Records) Radio & Records.
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