May 8, 2005 |
First, the name. You might not believe in the horse, but could you at least correctly pronounce the name? It's "JOCK-oh-mo." Trevor Denman, the esteemed track announcer, has already publicly botched it twice. "We kept sending them notes about it," Dottie Ingardo-Shirreffs, Giacomo's racing manager, said with a sigh. Second, the jockey. He has finally won a Derby in his 12th try, so could you get off his once-broken back? "Honestly, I'm so numb," Mike Smith said after he finished crying.
August 6, 2004 |
Jerry Moss, co-founder with Herb Alpert of A&M Records, and his wife, Ann, have established a $500,000 scholarship fund at the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture. The Moss Scholars Program will support students for the full terms of their education at UCLA -- four years for undergraduates and three for graduate students. UCLArts Dean Christopher Waterman will work with his staff to identify the most qualified candidates.
March 12, 2003 |
Trumpeter-businessman Herb Alpert and partner Jerry Moss have gotten down to brass tacks with Vivendi Universal, collecting an additional $200 million from the French giant for a music publisher they sold three years ago. The payment, in cash and stock, was part of a contractual guarantee connected with the sale in 2000 of independent publisher Rondor Music. Alpert and Moss originally sold Rondor to Seagram Co. Shortly thereafter, Seagram was gobbled up by Vivendi.
August 3, 2000 |
Seagram's Universal Music Group closed an estimated $400-million deal Wednesday to acquire Rondor Music, the world's leading independent music publishing company, from record industry veterans Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss. Universal, the world's largest record company, beat out Sony and Bertelsmann to land the 60,000-song catalog, which includes classic tunes by Al Green, Otis Redding and the Beach Boys and new hits by Madonna collaborator William Orbit.
July 20, 1999 |
Jaded horseplayers aren't supposed to care, but the sentimental exacta for Monday's season-ending Robert K. Kerlan Memorial Handicap at Hollywood Park would have been Lexicon, owned by Jerry and Ann Moss, and Fearless Pirate, trained by Mike Mitchell. Over the years, no one in the racing game could have been closer to Kerlan, the renowned orthopedic surgeon who died in 1996.
October 13, 1994 |
Alpert, Moss Sign with Geffen Records: Music industry pioneers Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, founders of A&M Records, signed a pressing and distribution deal with Geffen, with their first three albums expected to be released by mid-1995. The two are returning to the record business with the creation of Almo Sounds. Albums are expected to come from such artists as Angel Corpus Christi, Rake's Progress and Sherree Ford-Payne.