UPSTAIRS MUSIC provides administrative, marketing, promotion, manufacturing and distribution services for new and established artists and emerging independent record labels.

Established in 1981, UPSTAIRS MUSIC has built a strong reputation in the reggae music industry, providing expert advice and services to both individual artists and independent record labels in the United States and in Jamaica. Our experience and professionalism can guide and assist you through all phases of the recording and entertainment industries.

C. Danny Breakenridge is the Executive Director of UPSTAIRS MUSIC/LYRICS INSTITUTE, with over 20 years experience working as a music publisher, record producer and artist manager. Breakenridge holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Barry University in Miami, Florida and has completed Management Studies at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica.

He is a former Secretary of the Jamaica Federation of Musicians Union (JFM), 1984-1985 and was a member of the devoted team that worked to set industry standards that artists now enjoy in the entertainment business in that country. UPSTAIRS MUSIC and LYRICS INSTITUTE are members of multiple publishing societies, including BMI, PRS, MCPS, The Harry Fox Agency and PPL.