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ARISTA GETS THE BAND BACK TOGETHER

From left, Richard Palmese, Rick Bisceglia, Fuhgeddaboudit and Jeff Backer

The "Ultimate Arista Reunion" party for former Arista Records employees in NYC over the weekend attracted Clive Davis, Richard Palmese, Mike Dungan, Steve Schnur, Rick Bisceglia, Roy Lott, Don Ienner, Peter Baron, Jim Swindel, Dick Wingate, Jim Cawley, Jeff Backer, Jim Elliot, Sean Coakley, Hilaire Brosio, Abbey Konowitch, Aaron Levy and a whole host of other executives to the Cutting Room in New York on Saturday (4/16).

The venue was set up as an Arista museum with artifacts from Whitney Houston, Barry Manilow, Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin and others at the Ken Levy-organized event.

From left, Ken Levy, Michael Pollack, Peter Baron, Greg Feldman,Jim Swindel, Some Guy We Vaguely Remember Who Used to Have a Big Budget, Tom Ennis, Al Kiczales, Jim Cawley. Front, Carole Klenfner.

Pete GanbargGerry Griffith, Maureen Crowe and an army of publicists—Gwendolyn Quinn, Tracy Jordan, Lynne Volkman, Carol Klenfner, Melani Rodgers—were also among the revelers gathered to reminisce about Whitney, Eric Carmen, underrated Kinks albums and distinguishing between Milli and Vanilli.

A video on the label's history shown at the party appears below.

 

 Later, the spirit of Milton Sincoff spread out the puffy rails.

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