Gail Kantor

Gail Kantor

Los Angeles, California, United States
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GAIL KANTOR has been an entertainment industry entrepreneur for over thirty years, often managing several departments with up to 150 staff members.  She has collaborated with longtime friend Barry Manilow, hit songwriter Barry Goldberg and Grammy and Emmy-winning composer Patrick Williams, has sung background for artists as diverse as James Brown and James Taylor, but she’s probably best known for being one of the founding members of the original Harlettes, Bette Midler’s signature background trio.  Twenty years ago, she began a string of entrepreneurial successes by creating  The Kantor Company, which turned out numerous national commercial jingles for a variety of clients.  Executive Producing her first fundraising concert event, the highly praised 1st Evening in June. led to the formation of Kantor Productions. As CEO, Gail proceeded to Executive Produce and Direct a series of 26 concert events that raised millions of dollars for worthy causes, from the star-studded Gaultier fashion show featuring Madonna with performances by Luther Vandross and Patti LaBelle to an all-star tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber for the Los Angeles County Music Center.  In addition, Gail produced Latin Nights, an ABC television special featuring Gloria Estefan, Santana and Ricky Martin, among others. She has produced events with some of the biggest names in pop, Broadway, jazz, rock and rap.  Just prior to co-founding eJamming, Inc. with Alan Glueckman, Gail traveled throughout Europe producing star talent and ultimately managingmusic production of twenty-eight foreign language versions of The Prince of Egypt and The Road to El Dorado for DreamWorks SKG.