BREAKING NEWS — UMobile launches new record label

MOBILE (UMobile) — The University of Mobile (UMobile) launched a new record label — 8Eighty Records — Aug. 16. 8Eighty Records general manager Jeff Quimby said establishing its own recording label was the next logical step for the university’s Center for Performing Arts (CPA)/School of Music and School of Worship Leadership, whose alumni include Christian music artists such as Chris Lockwood of 33 Miles and the group Big Daddy Weave. University connections include Dove Award recipients Kenn Hughes, assistant professor of music and director of instrumental studies, and UMobile alumnus Steven V. Taylor, a Nashville producer and UMobile guest lecturer.

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