1. gachette71 Senior Member

    Belgium - French
    Could someone help me with the abbreviation "A. and R. executive" ? I think it has something to do with music, but I'm not sure...
     
  2. Missrapunzel

    Missrapunzel Senior Member

    Paris
    French (France)
    A bit of context maybe? Where did you read it?
     
  3. gachette71 Senior Member

    Belgium - French
    ...Originally formed in 1999, Acceptance caught the ear of Columbia A and R executive (and former host of MTV's groundbreaking 120 Minutes) Matt Pinfield with a five-song demo,...

    is an example.
     
  4. Lil_Dave Senior Member

    France - French
    A&R means "Artist and Repertoire"
    I think they're some kind of talent scouts, des "chasseurs de talents" maybe?

    From a LA Times article :
    In the music industry, talent scouts work in a department called Artist & Repertoire (A&R). They scout and sign singers and musicians as well as manage the recording process.
     
  5. hunternet

    hunternet Senior Member

    Paris
    France - French
    --> Artists and Repertoire (kind of "directeur artistique")
     
  6. gachette71 Senior Member

    Belgium - French
    Ok. Thank you very much.
     

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