> Innsbruck Records is a global management, label, media and distribution company representing and collaborating with a broad array of local and international artists, labels and publishers. Our mission is to discover, develop, globally distribute, support and mentor; fostering collective goals and protecting all intellectual property rights.
> After a decade touring as a bassist for world renowned artists, Maria earned a B.Sc., Psychology and then obtained a graduate biotech degree from Northeastern University in Boston and climbed the ranks to VP, Boston Life Sciences, Inc. Rounding out her corporate venture capital experience and expanding her entrepreneurial skills she co-founded ‘The House of O., Inc.’ – a custom furnishings / interior design company based in Boston.
> Feeling a gravitational pull toward the entertainment industry, Maria pursued law school to capitalize on her business acumen and solidify her knowledge of Intellectual Property – specifically, Patent, Copyright and Trademark Law. After obtaining her Juris Doctorate at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Maria relocated to New York City to reconnect with the entertainment world by establishing a music division at MHN Management as Managing Director. In 2007 she began collaborating with 2x Grammy nominated, Genie (Oscar) winner and multi-platinum award winning Producer | Mix Engineer and nominated Songwriter, Roman Klun. They decided to merge their respective formidable networks to form a label. Maria also consults for Fortune 500 companies such as KPMG Advisory and MetLife.
Maria brings legal IP knowledge, solid corporate expertise and musical insight to complete the Innsbruck Records structure.
Based in New York City, Roman Klun is a 2X Grammy nominee, Film/TV-Genie (Oscar) winner, Multi-Platinum and Gold Award winner for record sales at pop/rock, a JPF-Hollywood nominee, a Juno winner with a #1 Album debut at Billboard, a #1 debut at iTunes, three #1′s at Jazz Radio and a top 10 at Blues Radio. Noted as a forward thinking Record Producer | Mix Engineer, Roman is recognized by the A.E.S. (Audio Engineering Society) for his work in 5.1 Surround Sound – Film, TV and Multi-Media Formats and for Apple’s MFiT (Mastered for iTunes): “Music as the Artist and Sound Engineer Intended.”
> Record credits of note: The Original Cobb Mob (featuring Jimmy Cobb, Brad Mehldau, Peter Bernstein and John Webber), Vincent Herring Quartet, Harold Mabern Trio, Javon Jackson, David Hazeltine, Ornette Coleman, Spin Doctors, Sarah McLachlan, Joan Osborne, Phil Ramone, Jack Douglas, Bill Laswell, Jack Petruzzelli, Gino Vannelli, George Michael, The Holmes Brothers, New York Electric Piano, True Nature, Anthrax, Krishna Das, Pete Seeger, Ian Thomas, Marc Jordan, Murray McLauchlan, Joe Caro & The Met Band (featuring Randy Brecker, Lew Soloff, Anton Fig, Blue Lou Marini, Conrad Korsch and Clifford Carter), The Tony Levin Band, Aaron Comess Group, Devon Avenue, The Pete Levin Trio, Chris Bergson Band, Rick Marotta, Jerry Marotta, Lenny White, Pam Sue Mann, Donna Lewis, Paula Valstein, David Rogue, Anna He, Mika Yoshida/Richard Stoltzman, Mark Kostabi, The Steve Gadd Documentary, Elaine Paige, Marian Georgiou w/Tenors Josh Page, Marcello Bedoni and Marios Andreou, Pavlo Hunka and Toninho Horta, to name a few…
> Film, TV and Multi-Media credits of note: The Nut Job, Daniels Daughter, The Care Bears, One Track Heart, Sea Monsters, Survivor and various ABC-TV, CBS-TV, Hallmark, Nelvana, IMAX, Sonic Reality, Novalogic, Blizzard Ent., and 5.1 – LCR Surround Sound symphony film scores.
> Roman also divides his time with “Sound Design” for Theatre and with “FOH” live-sound, namely Synolon, Spin Doctors, Patrick Corbin-Paul Taylor Company, NY Gypsy All-Stars and Joan Osborne.
> Also known as one who never surrenders his devotion to the entertainment industry, Roman Klun has completed four full-length solo records with notable success, also charting on British Columbia radio. As an experienced songwriter and musician, Roman has shared the live stage with Joey Eppard, 3 (Three), The Pete Levin Trio, The Joan Osborne band and has opened for the Legendary and 2X Grammy Award winner Levon Helm of “The Band” at the celebrated Midnight Ramble in Woodstock, NY. As a noted drummer, he has also performed on numerous studio recordings and live, notably the Mark Kostabi Group at the famous “Iridium” club in New York City.
> Roman Klun is a member of The Recording Academy, past Executive Member of the AES (Audio Engineering Society) and is a member of the AFofM and SOCAN.
Roman Klun brings forward thinking concepts, international business, marketing, record production, engineering, songwriting and networking insight to Innsbruck Records.
photos by Bill Zules