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					MEDI A UPD ATE                                                                       CONTACT:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                              April McClellan, CMH Records
February 1, 2005                                        (323) 663-8073 / aprilm@cmhrecords.com
                                                                         Jason Koornick, Producer
                                                                            koornick@yahoo.com

               "Hitting The High Notes: 2004 High Sierra Music Festival"
                DVD Set For National Spring Release by CMH Records

   The definitive concert film for the jam generation features live performances by The
                     Radiators, Leftover Salmon, Particle and others.

CMH Records, The Lab Entertainment Group and Tenth Floor Media are pleased to announce
the spring release of Hitting The High Notes: 2004 High Sierra Music Festival, a documentary
concert film on DVD, set at the premiere west coast summer music event.

Whether you are a newbie or have been to the festival before, Hitting the High Notes is your
invitation to experience the joy and magic of "the best fest in the west" from an insider's
perspective. Featuring complete live performances by some of the hottest and most popular
bands on the festival circuit, including Leftover Salmon, The Radiators, Donna the Buffalo,
Particle, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, Hot Buttered Rum String Band and ThaMuseMeant, the
feature length DVD also invites viewers to hang out with colorful festival personalities at their
campsites, witness incredible offstage acoustic jam sessions and listen to famous artists speak
candidly about their craft.

Hitting the High Notes, which runs 97 minutes plus DVD extras, was directed by Jason Koornick
who also produced with Tyler Davidson. The DVD will be available online, at retail locations and
music festival booths after May 10, 2005.                Music lovers should log on to
www.hittingthehighnotes.net for information and news, including film festival screening dates.

Hitting the High Notes is a lovingly made documentary concert film that will put you in the front
row for an unforgettable musical experience as dramatic as the peaks of the Sierra Mountains.

Hitting the High Notes features the following live performances, captured in their entirety:

Leftover Salmon - "Breakin' Thru"
The Radiators - "Little Sadie"
Donna The Buffalo - "Rock of Ages"
Particle - "Fox Force Five"
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey - "Santiago"
Hot Buttered Rum String Band - "Poison Oak"
ThaMuseMeant - "Nothin' Much"
Vince Herman & Friends

Hitting the High Notes features interviews with the following artists:

Jerry Douglas (Jerry Douglas Band, Alison Krauss & Union Station)
Tim O'Brien (Tim O'Brien Band, Bluegrass Dukes, Hot Rize)
Robert Walter (20th Congress, Greyboy Allstars)
Donna The Buffalo
Jessica Lurie (Jessica Lurie Ensemble, Living Daylights)
Al Schnier (moe.)

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About the High Sierra Music Festival

Each Independence Day weekend, up to ten thousand music lovers converge on the scenic
mountain town of Quincy, California for the High Sierra Music Festival – a celebration of music,
freedom and consciousness. For the fourteenth annual event, more than 80 bands of all musical
genres performed over four days against the majestic backdrop of the Sierra Mountains. The
High Sierra Music Festival is also more than music; off-stage entertainment includes interactive
parades, kid's stuff, tasty food, master workshops and nature activities.


About CMH Records

The film is the first DVD production for CMH Records, the Los Angeles-based record label
founded in 1975 to record some of the most prestigious and well-known names in bluegrass and
country music including The Osborne Brothers, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, Mac Wiseman and
Merle Travis. In the ’70s and ’80s, the label built up a rich catalog of some of these artists finest
recordings which are still available through compilations and remastered original recordings. In
recent years, under the ownership of the founder's son David Haerle, the label has found
success with the infamous "Pickin' On" series which offers Bluegrass tributes to top popular
music acts including U2, The Grateful Dead and many others. CMH Records' extensive
distribution network is built on the company's partnerships with Navarre, Anderson
Merchandisers, Selecto-Hits and Handelemann in addition to Columbia House and BMG Direct
record clubs. Web site: www.cmhrecords.com .


About The Lab Entertainment Group and Tenth Floor Media

The Lab Entertainment Group (“The Lab”) is a privately-owned, Los Angeles-based film and
television production company. The Lab is the sole owner and operator of Tenth Floor Media, a
freelance production service company that maintains its own grip and electric truck and editing
suite, and assembles its team of “on call” producers and editors on a project-by-project basis.

Tyler Davidson, producer of Hitting the High Notes, is president of The Lab.


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