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Talking With Producer Manager Zach Katz

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Producer Manager & CEO of Beluga Height, Zach Katz

Firstly, can you introduce yourself a bit and tell us what it is that you do?

My name is Zach Katz. I am a music manager and CEO of Beluga Heights, a record label and publishing company I have with my partners Jonathan “J.R” Rotem, the producer, and his brother Tommy Rotem, who is our A&R.

My background started about 12 years ago, when I became a music attorney. This was around 1996 or so. I did that for about 3-4 years. I liked it, but never really found it to be my passion. I always wanted to be more creative.

I had an opportunity to get in on the management side, which is really what I always wanted to do. I did that for about 5-6 years; I managed a lot of artists and producers, and through that I met J.R, and he became my only client.

Going from an attorney to a manager seems like a bit of an odd jump; how did that happen?

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Off Topic: Montrealers Prank Call Sarah Palin

Montreal's The Justiciers Masqués (Masked Avengers), Marc-Antoine Audette and Sébastien Trudel prank call Sarah Palin

This is an off-topic blog post, but I gotta show some hometown love to my city and post this audio from The Masked Avengers, a comedic Montreal radio duo that is notorious for their prank calls.

Earlier today, they pulled off another major prank on none other than Sarah Palin.

Pretending to be French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, they threw a few things her way, like referring to the Canadian Prime Minister by the wrong name and congratulating her on her feature movie, “Who’s Nalin’ Palin” by adult entertainment empire, Hustler.

Needless to say, she didn’t catch on.

Below is the official press release (yes.. there is a press release for a prank call) as well as the audio of the prank:

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