The Acme Tracks Team

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Jeff Resnick

Jeff Resnick’s career has been closely associated with entrepreneurial involvement within the field of emerging technologies, where he has acted in various roles from seed investment, early stage development, corporate strategy, and marketing.

Jeff launched Acme Tracks in 2009 as an incubator for entertainment production, promotion and artist development. Acme has produced, presented, or otherwise collaborated with platinum recording artists, acclaimed jazz artists, renowned cabaret and Broadway artists, and Grammy winning producers.

Jeff has a long association with music production, live entertainment, and recording. He founded Electronic Scores, a multimedia production company, in 1981, producing and touring multimedia shows domestically and in the UK. Jeff has served since 1996 as the Executive Producer of the New York based, award winning Axis Company - where he has produced over 100 Off and Off-Off Broadway shows.

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Blake Zidell, Ron Gaskill and Matt Gross

Blake Zidell (President), Ron Gaskill (Vice President) and Matt Gross of Blake Zidell & Associates manage public relations for Cafe Carlyle and Bemelmans Bar. In representing the iconic venues, Zidell, Gaskill and Gross have nurtured relationships with journalists who have long covered the Cafe and Bar while also introducing the rooms, and their evolving entertainment offerings, to non-cabaret media.

Blake Zidell & Associates have created and executed press campaigns for artists and arts institutions spanning a variety of disciplines, including music, the performing arts and the visual arts. Among the firm's current and recent clients are the Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center, The Public Theater, New York City Opera, St. Ann's Warehouse, Philip Glass & Robert Wilson, Ennio Morricone, Soho Rep and BRIC.

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David Lai

David Lai is a Grammy award winning and multiple Grammy nominated producer. David currently works on management teams for Joshua Bell, Renee Fleming, Itzhak Perlman, Ashley Brown, Ryan Silverman, and Kate Davis. David's credits include recordings ranging from jazz to classical to pop to Broadway. His Broadway cast albums produced include West Side Story (Grammy Award), Evita starring Ricky Martin, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes starring Megan Hilty, South Pacific (Grammy nomination), Promises, Promises starring Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth, (Grammy nomination), Bonnie and Clyde, Elf, Wonderland, Grease, The Wedding Singer, an all-star cast album of Allegro, and Spanish cast albums of The Phantom of the Opera and Jesus Christ Superstar.

David has conducted many symphony orchestras including Dallas, Fort Worth, Pacific, Taipei, Jacksonville, and the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. Television appearances include The Today Show, GMA, The View, and CBS This Morning. As a music director/pianist, David has appeared at: the Rainbow Room, Caramoor Festival, CBGB's, and the Bottom Line. David was previously Senior VP, A&R and Operations for Sony Masterworks.

David acts as artistic consultant for Acme Tracks.

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Michael Wilhoite

New York City based photographer Michael Wilhoite believes in revealing a truth behind the subject of each photo. Shooting for nearly a decade, Michael enjoys the relationship between photographer, lens, light, and subject, all coming together to instantly create something that captures that magical moment. His work includes projects in New York City, Vieques, Puerto Rico, Washington State, Hawaii, and the Great Lakes. Georgia O’Keefe said, “To see takes time.” Whether it’s a flower in early spring, a candid shot of a musical legend, or a majestic vista, Michael loves to spend his time looking for what wants to be seen. Michael's work has appeared in numerous publications including The Hollywood Reporter, Broadway.com, New York Daily News, the New York Post, and Broadway World.