TRO Essex Music Group

An Independent Music Publisher since 1949

New York City

Since 1949, TRO Essex Music Group has been a leading independent Music Publisher in all genres of music throughout the World. Founded by legendary music man Howie Richmond, TRO represents such legendary songwriters as Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Lead Belly, Oscar Brand and Bernice Johnson Reagon. Entering its 75th year, TRO established its own recording arm Shamus Records, and continues to accept artist submissions. TRO's A&R team actively signs new artists and writers while its creative licensing team promotes the catalog to media companies Worldwide.


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Brian Rauch

TRO Essex Music Group