Los Angeles, CA (October 28, 2009)–The Music Collective has appointed artist and composer Alec Puro to the post of vice president/creative director/composer.
The Music Collective is henceforth the official name of the full service music production company that was formerly known as Alan Ett Music Group. With offices in Los Angeles, New York, London and Tokyo, The Music Collective provides composition, music supervision, music editing, music mastering as well as clearance and licensing services to a client base covering broadcast television, cable television, film, video, DVD, as well as all new and emerging media.
“As we continue to build upon the Alan Ett Music Group legacy and launch The Music Collective, we are very pleased to welcome Alec to the family, says AECG president and CEO Alan Ett. “He is that rare breed of musical talent who is an excellent composer able to communicate effectively with clients to bring their vision to reality and he is truly an all around good guy. Alec is an extraordinary addition to AECG and we are very pleased to have him here.”
Puro has received stellar reviews from Variety and accolades from Steven Spielberg for his score of the 2007 Sundance hit film The Good Night, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Penelope Cruz. Puro has also composed the music for numerous independent films, documentaries and popular television programs including Chicago Hope (CBS) and JONAS (ABC Disney), and has worked with producers Michael Mann, Steven Bochco and Simon Fuller, among others.
While studying music composition and jazz drums at California Institute of the Arts, Puro created Deadsy with co-founder Elijah Blue, landing a record deal with Dreamworks Records. Its freshman album Commencement, debuted on The Billboard Top 200 at #99, selling 15,000 copies in its first week.