Jorge Brea; CEO & Founder - Symphonic Distribution


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About

Jorge Brea

Jorge is the CEO of Symphonic Distribution, one of the leading independent partners for digital music distribution services to stores such as iTunes, Beatport, Amazon, Spotify and more.

Because Jorge Brea wasn't backed by a big record label a decade ago when he was a DJ and producer, he was having trouble getting his music out.

So in 2006, with no venture capital or outside funding, he started a company at his parents' house in Tampa, FL that would make it easier for him and his peers to get heard.

The days of this small startup are long gone, however. Today the company has distributed over 850,000 releases of over 15,000 record labels and 250,000 artists around the globe and paid out millions in royalties.

Symphonic continues to develop new technologies in the form of in-house systems and have expanded offerings to include marketing, sync licensing, publishing administration, graphic design services, and more.

Their team of 12 passionate individuals pride themselves on quick responses and direct one-on-one conversations and advising with clients, from the basics of managing a social network to mastering and brand development to fine-tuning a marketing plan. Their goal is to become the one-stop shop for the music industry while maintaining a personalized approach with our clients.

In Jorge’s spare time he loves to attend concerts, play racket ball, travel and enjoy a nice mojito in the sunny beaches of Florida with his wife.

Testimonials

I feel fortunate to have been part of the first-ever WMC. Over the 35 years, it has grown to give us an international forum where we exchange music and ideas. As an attendee and host of many of the award shows, I am proud each time I see new young talent emerge and then become world-renowned. We all have so many Winter Music Conference moments of hearing a seminal breakthrough record for the first time as well as a new DJ with star quality. Magical moments in my career.


Daniel Glass

Glassnote Records

I’m so glad to see WMC rebooted with such thoughtful content and first-class curation. It’s been a long time since the industry had a must-do American event and this is it. The reborn WMC!


Patrick Moxey

Ultra Music

The Winter Music Conference represents a chance for Beatport to connect directly with our customer community. Having a strong conference means we have a platform to embrace the entire spectrum of electronic music culture. We are proud to support the resurgence of this great event.


Jonas Tempel

Beatport, Co-Founder

If you want to know about our industry from the people that make it happen then go to WMC. It’s an accelerated masterclass in all things dance music.


Carl Cox

DJ/Intec Records

Miami has always been a place I’ve considered home and WMC was essential for me and the label in many ways. From showcasing our new music to keeping up with all the new artists and releases. It was the official kickoff of the year and I’m happy to see it thriving again.


Louie Vega

DJ/Vega Records