GROOV Marketing, established in 1991 by Neil Gorov and Ynes Zavala, was soon joined by Josh Ellman and Mark Rini. With an emphasis on sound radio promotion (Once our slogan Jazz, Blues and Beyond-AAA, NAC & World) by virtue of garnering real radio airplay the mission was simple, Know the music, make the relationship, get the add. By doing so,
GROOV Marketing has been offering The Most Thorough Radio Promotional Campaigns Available for over 25 years. Specializing in Jazz, (Acid/Avant Garde/Fusion/Latin/Crossover) and World, we are a full-service radio promotion team, skilled in bringing your finished package to radio at the national level. Owned and operated by Josh Ellman and Mark Rini since 2000, GROOV Marketing has handled the Jazz Radio promotion for Blue Note Records since 1995, Mack Avenue Records for close to 20 years, , and boasts repeat clients such as Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Blue Engine Records, Sony Records, Basin Street Records, Palmetto Records, Songlines, Alma Records and many others.
GROOV Marketing has been honored to win the JazzWeek Independent Promoter/Dick LaPalm award in 2004, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019.