UMG is a diversified services group, specialising in communications consulting (Ubuntu Ideas), artist management (Ubuntu Talent) and recorded music (Ubuntu Music)–all within the liberal definition of jazz. It is devoted to bringing brilliant music to increasingly wider audiences through the talents of exceptional artists.
UMG manages jazz artists with international profile, assisting these individuals to reach their full potential. This includes bookings for festivals and key London venues.
And UMG handles a range of artist recordings, from debut releases to live Chet Baker performances.
UMG was founded by Martin Hummel, who serves as Director and has an exceptional track record in the advertising/marketing/communications business. He has handled some of the largest and most successful brands throughout the world. He currently serves as Trustee of JazzUK (previously Jazz Services), NED of C8 Associates (consulting) and is non-executive Chairman and shareholder of Edition Records.