About


Mission

Our mission is to acquire and monetize music, create quality content for all media across all platforms while providing opportunities and revenues for  our clients and creators of artistic works.

Vision

Our vision is to be the industry “Gold” standard for the creation, management and monetization of media and music in new and existing markets. 

Passion

Our passion comes from creating opportunities for the creative community to share their unique gifts to make a living, care for their families and build sustainable businesses when they monetize their talent. 


The Music


Transition Music Corporation

Transition Music Corporation (TMC)  A cutting edge company led by a team of award-winning entertainment industry innovators & supported by GRAMMY® and EMMY® Award-winning artists. TMC was founded in 1996 and we know music!

We are the only company who does what we do, at the level we do it, and we can prove it!  Because of our unique combination of products and services TMC has become an industry leader with more than 120,000 domestic television performances this year alone. 23 TV series & 9 networks rely exclusively on Transition Music Corporation  (TMC) for comprehensive music solutions for “ALL” things music, including; our digital online production music library, composers, clearance & licensing, connecting to new & indie artists, music supervision, IP management, administration & creation of music driven revenue streams.  

SERVICES INCLUDE:

Music Library - Vocal & Instrumental library available online and via hard drive features detailed meta data, Mp3, AIF or Wav Files

Publishing Catalogs - songs recorded by new & popular recording artists

Composers/Songwriters 100+ available for custom/original songs, cues and underscores

Independent Artists - “Ultimate Exposure”, license music from TMC’s roster of emerging independent artists

Music Supervision - Team of In House Music Supervisors for all visual media

Music Brands – Music created to “Brand” your Networks/Products/Series

Customize Music Solutions - Decrease, control cost, increase revenue, mitigate risk, improve efficiency

Monetize & Repurpose New or Existing Music Assets

Risk Mitigation, Analysis and Solutions - relating to “Digital World” issues i.e. uncontrollable proliferation of content on multiple platforms increasing illegal music use

Music Asset Management - Centralize and/or Streamline Music Processes

Music Administration – Team expertise in intellectual property includes; copyright, global royalty collection/disbursement, manage PRO relationships and deliverables

Certified Women's Minority Business Enterprise, WMBE ( Utilities & SCMBDC)

Transition Music Library

Transition Music’s online digital music library was built one song at a time. With the help of a unique Global Community and Ethnomusicologists our hand-selected catalog of pre-cleared, independent music combines with our amazing team of creative, legal, administrative and technology professionals to offer an unprecedented music experience and menu of music-related services.

Our creative team physically listens to each and every song submitted which ensures the quality of the music and keeps us connected to the creative community. We review, categorize and tag each song by hand insuring music descriptions are vast and accurate. Our music search engine uses these tags to offer our clients the most specific and accurate music search in the industry.

The Transition Music Library gives you the opportunity to be one step ahead with your music needs. Listen, download, transport, copy and license at your fingertips.  Features include:

  • Upload an audio file, or copy a Youtube/Soundcloud link to our platform, and the search will return musically similar results!

  • Receive faster search engine results. 

  • Search by Keyword, Genre, Mood, Tempo, Vocal/Instrumental and Composer

  • Download in either mp3, wav, or aiff format

  • Create Playlists to save music, download all playlist tracks into a zip file. 

  • Collaborate with others working on your project by sharing the playlist via email, give other users permission to add tracks to the playlist, and

  • Our search engine is iPad/Tablet Optimized 


Beyond The Music


Transition Media

In January 2012 TMC began forming alliances with leading entertainment companies who have collectively and individually demonstrated success in their fields. Through our allied companies we’ve expanded to provide an exclusive one stop solution encompassing all stages and phases of production from development to completion to distribution.  

Today we produce content to introduce products, create awareness, educate employee’s and target diverse markets. Our media partners Basil Street Productions and Marni Gaulord Bernstein have demonstrated the highest levels of success in all stages & phases of production from concept to completion for all media across all platforms including: PSA’s, Commercials, Sponsor Driven Content, Industrial Films, Informational, Marketing & Sales Videos, and Documentaries.

Aligned with production partners Basil Street Productions and Marni Gaylord Bernstein, TMC offers an exclusive one-stop solution. 

 
 

Leadership

Donna Ross Jones - Founder and CEO Transition Music & Media Corporation (TMC). Jones has built a successful company and contributed to the success of superstars including: Eddie Murphy, Heart, Irene Cara, Rick James and Anita Baker. An expert in management, music publishing, digital media, intellectual property and IP monetization, Jones has a history of developing and implementing solutions in the ever changing world of music in entertainment and technology. Under Jones’s direction, Transition Music provides exclusive music and customized music solutions for more than 23 television series & 9 networks & generates more than 250,000 broadcast performances annually. Jones, a recognized industry leader and active Autism advocate, is the Co-Founder of Special Needs Network and publisher of the online blog Autism Day By Day. She has received Congressional recognition for her work impacting public policy and helping families living with  autism through education and advocacy.


Affiliations and Organizations

The Grammy Foundation

BMI – Broadcast Music Incorporated

ASCAP – American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

NARAS  National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences

NMPA – National Music Publishers Association

AIMP – Association of Independent Music Publishers

Awards

Transition’s creative team includes both Grammy and Emmy award winners. The City of Los Angeles presented TMC’s CEO Donna Ross Jones with the “Entrepreneur" of the year award for innovation and entrepreneurship. Hollywood Reporter & Black Enterprise recognized Jones as an industry leader. Jones was proclaimed Executive of the Year for her contributions to Film & TV Music by the Cambridge Who’s Who. Jones received a Congressional Certificate of Merit for her efforts in the non- profit sector helping children and families impacted by Autism.