Rendezvous Music

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Rendezvous Music (formerly known as Rendezvous Entertainment) is a record label founded by multiple-Grammy Award nominee and RIAA Certified Gold recording artist Dave Koz, radio entrepreneur Frank Cody and music business veteran Hyman Katz in 2002. At various times, the label has been distributed by Sony Music Entertainment's Red Distribution[1] and Universal Music Group's Fontana Distribution. In 2008, artist Patti Austin received her first Grammy Award[2] for album Avant Gershwin released on Rendezvous Entertainment in 2007. In 2011, artist Kirk Whalum received his first Grammy Award for song "It's What I Do" (feat. Lalah Hathaway) from album The Gospel According to Jazz Chapter III released on Rendezvous Music in 2010.[3] Since its acquisition in August 2008, Rendezvous is part of the Mack Avenue Records label group[4] and continues to release new music by Kirk Whalum, Jonathan Butler, Kyle Eastwood as well as previously unreleased music by Wayman Tisdale.[5]

Rendezvous Music
Parent companyMack Avenue Records
FounderDave Koz, Frank Cody, Hyman Katz
Distributor(s)Sony Music Entertainment
Country of originUnited States
LocationLos Angeles, CA

List of Rendezvous artistsEdit


  1. ^ "Rendezvous Music/Mack Avenue Records Distributor".
  2. ^ "Patti Austin Grammy".
  3. ^ "Kirk Whalum Grammy".
  4. ^ "Mack Avenue Announces Acquisition of Rendezvous Entertainment" (PDF).
  5. ^ "Wayman Tisdale Page on".