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Today at 6pm. Hollywood’s music community gathered at the capitol records building to celebrate the life and music of Greg Ladanyi, the producer of Greek singer Anna Vissi and president of Maple Jam Records who died on September 29yh in Cyprus. Jackson Brown and other well known musicians performed in memory of their friend and colleague.
The Maple Jam Music Group President, Greg Ladanyi, died at a hospital in Cyprus on September 29th. His funeral took place in los Angeles on October 17th. Ladanyi sustained severe head trauma following an on-stage accident.
Ladanyi was immediately rushed to a local hospital where he remained in critical condition over
the weekend. He was in Cyprus touring with Maple Jam Music artist, Anna Vissi. The Grammy Award-winning producer, has spent his entire professional career engineering, mixing and producing for the greatest artists in the entertainment industry.
He was widely known for his production and engineering work with musical greats Jackson Browne (six albums, including “Running on Empty”, “Holding Out”, and “Lawyers in Love”), Toto (four albums, including “Toto IV”), Don Henley (three albums, including “Building the Perfect Beast”), Fleetwood Mac (“Fleetwood Mac Greatest Hits” and “Behind the Mask”), The Church (“Starfish”), Jeff Healey (“See the Light”), and Jaguares (“Bajo el Azul de Tu Misterio”). His most recent work was with Anna Vissi and her Greek album, “Apagorevmeno”.
With 40 years in the entertainment industry, Ladanyi has contributed to various high-end projects, with his work leading to 16 Grammy nominations, being directly nominated three times. He won a Grammy Award in 1982 for Best Engineered Recording – Non-Classical with Toto’s, “Toto IV” and nominated for Producer of The Year for Don Henley’s “The Boys Of Summer” and Jaguares, Best Rock Album, “Bajo el Azul de Tu Misterio” at the 1st Annual Latin Grammy Awards.
As president of Maple Jam Music Group, Ladanyi evolved the company from the original Maple
Jam Records label founded in 2004 to a full service entertainment entity that works hand-in-hand
with the artist to fully develop their careers. As a home to many established and up-and-coming
artists we will continue to move forward, keeping Greg Ladanyi’s legacy alive.
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