- Snapper Music
infobox record label
name = Snapper Music
image_bg = white
founded = 1996
founder = Jon Beecher, Douggie Dudgeon and Mark Levinson
genre = Metal
Progressive rock R&B Blues
url = http://www.snappermusic.com/
Snapper Music is an
independent record labelfounded in 1996 by former head of Castle Communications Jon Beecher, Douggie Dudgeon and funded by the deceased Mark Levinson from Palan Music Publishing, son of Paul Levinson. In 1999 Snapper broke away from its Parent company in an MBO in association with ACT and CAI venture capitalists. Later in 2004 Snapper was bought out by Bryan Morrison and in 2005 Jon Beecher (MD) and Douggie Dudgeon (A&R) left Snapper Music and were replaced by Frederick Jude, a former employee of Palan Music Publishing and Snapper Director.
As well as having its own imprint, Snapper Music owns several sub-labels that deal in diverse musical styles -
Peaceville(Metal), Kscope(Post Progressive), Charly (R&B, Jazz, Progressive and Blues music).
List of record labels
* [http://www.snappermusic.com Official site]
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