During Jazzfest 2012, The Sync Up Conference, a free entertainment industry conference, will be taking place in New Orleans. There are panel discussions involving everything in the arts from film to music. It's a killer opportunity to meet some big name's and create last connections. Some speakers that will be in attendance include: Tim Westergren (founder of Pandora), Mack Maine (president of Young Money Entertainment), Daniel Glass (founder of Glassnote Records), Jeffrey Merrihue (founder of MOFILM), Ralph Simon (one of the founders of the modern mobile entertainment industry), Ted Kurland (founder of Ted Kurland Associates), and Tony van Veen (head of Disc Makers). Admission is free, but seats are limited. It's a quick and easy sign up process. Press the link below to find out more and sign up for this incredible opportunity. I know I sure did! http://www.jazzandheritage.org/sync-up
Eric Starr talks to Loyola University New Orleans students about his work as a composer and about ways they can develop as musicians
Roberta Kaskel, director of Career Development, advises Loyola University New Orleans students on starting their careers.
Day 4 of the Cutting Edge Music Conference in New Orleans: A panel of music industry professionals talks about the importance of developing an artist's web presence with social media networking
CFMAE Members talk about their experience working as media managers and videographers for the Bonnaroo Music Festival
A panel of music industry professionals discuss how the recent economic crisis has affected the music festival scene and its pursuit of new talent