Kip Cohen

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Kip Cohen is an American entertainment and record company executive who once held positions at the Fillmore East, Columbia Records and the Herb Alpert Foundation.

Career[edit]

In 1964 Cohen was the theater production manager for The Committee and The Passion of Josef D.[1][2] He later formed a company called, Sensefex, Inc.[3] and managed the Fillmore East music venue in New York City from 1968 to 1971.[4][5][6][7] Cohen then took a position as head of A&R for Columbia Records[8][9][10] and in 1985 became the manager at the Wiltern Theater which was operated as part of the company, Bill Graham Presents.[5] Cohen was also the president of the Herb Alpert Foundation for 17 years. [11][12][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff writer. "Kip Cohen Stage Manager, Production Crew". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved Jan 22, 2018.
  2. ^ "Kip Cohen - Broadway Theatre Credits". Playbill.com. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Massaging Senses for the Message; New Mode of Communicating Uses Jarring Combination of Sights and Sounds Multimedia: Massage for the Message". The New York Times. 1967-09-16. Retrieved 2012-10-10. (subscription required)
  4. ^ a b "Alex Cohen, Richard Dean". The New York Times. 2007-08-19. Retrieved 2012-10-10. (subscription required)
  5. ^ a b "Wiltern Theatre Emerges as an Unlikely Rock Star". LA Times. 1987-12-29. Retrieved 2012-10-10.
  6. ^ Graham, Bill; Greenfield, Robert (2004). Bill Graham presents : my life inside rock and out (Da Capo Press ed.). New York, N.Y.: Da Capo Press. ISBN 0306813491.
  7. ^ Gruber, photography by Amalie R. Rothschild ; text by Amalie R. Rothschild with Ruth Ellen (1999). Live at the Fillmore East : a photographic memoir. New York, N.Y.: Thunder's Mouth Press. ISBN 1560252448.
  8. ^ Davis, Clive; Anthony DeCurtis (2012). Clive Davis - The Soundtrack of My Life. Simon and Schuster. pp. 154–155. ISBN 978-1-4767-1478-3.
  9. ^ Werman, Tom. "The Producers: Tom Werman, Chapter One". popDose.com. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
  10. ^ Willwerth, Clive Davis with James K. (1975). Clive: inside the record business, by Clive Davis with James Willwerth. New York, W. Morrow: William Moeeow. ISBN 0688028721.
  11. ^ Haithman, Diane (March 15, 1998). "Herb Alpert's Brass Rings". LA Times. Retrieved Jan 22, 2018.
  12. ^ Perlmutter, Donna (May 11, 1995). "AT THE STUDIO WITH: Herb Alpert; Tijuana Brass, Right? Don't Ask". NY Times. Retrieved Jan 22, 2018.

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