Artistry Music

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Artistry Music
Parent company Mack Avenue Records
Founder Rick Braun
Richard Elliot
Genre Smooth jazz
Country of origin U.S.
Location Michigan
Official website mackavenue.com/artistry_music

Artistry Music (formerly ARTizen Music Group) is a record label founded by jazz trumpeter Rick Braun and saxophonist Richard Elliot that specializes in smooth jazz. In September 2008, the label was acquired by Mack Avenue Records.

In addition to Braun and Elliot, Artistry Music artists include Jackiem Joyner and Paul "Shilts" Weimar of Down to the Bone.

In July 2006 the label released To Grover, With Love, a tribute to Grover Washington, Jr.. Contributors to the album included Regina Belle, Dave Koz, Russ Freeman, Gerald Albright, Peter White, Chuck Loeb, Joe Sample, George Duke, and Steve Cole. "Just the Two of Us", featuring Belle, Duke and Cole, was the album's most successful track, reaching No. 4 on the Billboard Top Contemporary Jazz chart.

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