Operations Manager: Gail E. Phillip
Gail E. Phillip leads the NABFEME empowerment charge for women in entertainment in Canada! Gail acquired early experience assisting with a number of projects including associations such as NABFEME, Canadian Urban Music Awards and other promotional events. In 2003, in partnership with Kevin “Kid Kut” Keith they formed a company called Reach Records and signed talented R&B singer Ray Robinson as their first artist.
Ray went onto have a very successful year in 2004 with his debut album “What It Is” released domestically (Soul Clap/Universal Music) and internationally (2 Funky Records UK). The efforts of his management team, Reach Records did not go unrecognized garnering a CUMA nomination for “Management of the Year.” Today, Reach Records under the name GNOTE MANAGEMENT is home to two Juno nominated recording artists, Ray Robinson and rising Hip Hop artist Jus Randy.
GNOTE Management’s main objectives are to establish strategic partnerships with labels, publishers, production companies, facilitate co-writing opportunities, music placement and to source out licensing deals in the UK and the United States. With a dynamic woman like Gail E. Phillip at the helm whose mentoring and guidance led R&B group Untitled to be able to sign a deal with Ludacris’ Disturbing The Peace label, there is no question that GNOTE Management has the skills and experience to deliver unparalleled service to clients that have the drive and talent to take their careers to the next frontier.
Currently, Gail sits on the advisory committees for Ontario Media Development Corporation (Music Sector) and the Juno Awards (R&B Sector) and is the Event Manager for the yearly Honey Jam Showcase Media Launch & VIP Lounge. Previously she held the title of Artist Relations Director for Urban Music Association of Canada.
Juggling parenthood, career in media sales and being an artist manager has been quite a challenge but her passion to see her client’s project succeed is what motivates this hard working mother.
Exceptional service, integrity, and a commitment to excellence in execution is what GNOTE Management stands for. This mandate is what makes them your best choice for artist management services inToronto.