Gene Gaudette is Managing Partner of Gaudette & Associates. He has over thirty years of experience within the music industry as a video, recording, web, and interactive media producer, A&R director, product marketing strategist, artistic adviser, retail and record label manager, music journalist, composer, conductor and arranger, and is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
Gaudette & Associates supplies complete marketing, logistics and production solutions for content owners and issues advocates. We specialize in video and audio production, web site design, database development, media and metadata preparation and post-production, and restoration of audio recordings.
in 2012, Gaudette launched Urlicht AudioVisual, a classical music label based out of New York City and focused on performers with a unique artistic vision and repertoire encompassing both familiar and rarely-heard works. More than half of the releases will feature one or more world premiere recordings.
Gaudette is a partner in cutting-edge music download company mEyeFi Media, and is launching his own CD/download label, Urlicht AudioVisual, in January 2012. His new cataloging and community solution for music distributors, labels, and publishers, musicjoom, is a module for the Joomla! content management system and is now in live beta on three e-commerce sites. In early 2012 it will be ported to the Modx CMS.
Gaudette is the co-founder with Jeff Koopersmith of American Politics Journal Publications. APJ Publications' flagship Web site, American Politics Journal, is the home of the oldest continuously operating publication of online political opinion, originally launched in 1989 on CompuServe. Gaudette serves as an editorial adviser and management consultant to APJ Publications.
In 2001, Gaudette was appointed Chairman of the Foundation for Internet Action and Internet Action PAC; he is also a lobbyist and partner with the KGC Group.
Gaudette has lectured on music business and recording history at the University of Connecticut and the Smithsonian Institution. He reviews New York concerts for classicalsource.com.
Gaudette is a graduate of the Hartt School, University of Hartford. He lives in New York.