Mark Trammell Quartet announces its own record label

The Mark Trammell Quartet announced this morning that, after spending their recording career to date in the Daywind roster, they are leaving to launch their own record label, Crimson Road Productions. Mark commented:

We feel it is time to yet again stretch our wings and accept the challenge of not only broadening our own horizons but also working toward helping others reach for their dreams. I have personally enjoyed almost two decades of being a part of the Daywind Family Of Artists and we leave them with nothing but thankfulness. After 40 years of being in the recording industry, I have some ideas of my own that I would like to try. Bottom line, we have peace in our hearts that now is the time to begin yet another new chapter in the multi-faceted life of this ministry.

The label will be run by Trammell and his longtime friend Jeff Haney. Susan Whisnant will do their radio promotion. Trammell’s comments indicated that it won’t be a one-artist label, though any announcements about which artists will be featured are presumably a little ways down the road.

Crimson Road’s first release will be the next Mark Trammell Quartet recording, Your Walk Talks.

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  1. Many blessings on all those involved!

  2. Way to go Mark!

  3. What is it with Cathedrals alumni starting their own record labels these days? 🙂

    In all seriousness, this is cool news, and that pre-order offer is very tempting!

  4. I think we are seeing a mass exodus from Daywind…

    • It will be interesting to see what other artists follow suit in leaving, and even more so if they follow the Perrys to Stow Town or MTQ to Crimson Road.

  5. Wow! Talk about getting your own Christmas present. I’m not sure how “record label” fits into the 12 Days of Christmas song, but they made it work. Merry Christmas everybody! Go luck to Mark and the folks at Crimson Road.

  6. I believe there’s more to come !

  7. I think having the Whisnants involved will help a lot. Susan’s a great radio promoter as we’ve all seen with their #1’s. But I bet Jeff will be able to do the mastering for the CR studio projects – and I can say from personal experience that he’s about the best there is at mastering.