Founded in 1982 by Edward Arrendell and Vernon Hammond, the Management Ark has had the privilege of representing many of the finest jazz musicians on the scene today.  The mission of the Management Ark is to develop and implement strategic career plans and engage our global network in the service of virtuosos with remarkable talent who can elevate the human condition and leave a broad and enduring imprint on the world’s cultural landscape. Our current artist roster includes Wynton Marsalis, Kenny Garrett, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Herlin Riley, Steve Turre and Ola Onabule.