In this segment of a Loyola University, New Orleans Music Industry Program Series, drummer Ray Fransen offers advice to students seeking music careers in New Orleans, explaining why he thinks the attitudes within the music community there are on the brink of change and stressing the importance of balancing artistic goals with professional strategies.
Loyola instructor Lisa Martin hosts a panel discussion with WWL radio's Jim Henderson, the Times Picayune's Jeff Duncan, the New Orleans Saints' Michael Lewis, and Loyola's own President Emeritus, Father James Carter S.J. about the New Orleans Saints and their unique relationship with the city of New Orleans.
Day 3 of the Cutting Edge Music Conference in New Orleans: A panel of music industry professionals give their insight on working with brands
In this segment of a Loyola University, New Orleans Music Industry Program Series drum teacher and retailer Ray Fransen answers audience questions on a variety of subjects, including how he advises students to select their gear; the drawbacks to building your own drums; and the state of music instrument retail in New Orleans.
Jazz legend Ron Carter discusses how he developed his remarkably rich tone on the upright bass, and shares his thoughts on how jazz musicians communicate to listeners.
Loyola student Kelvin Brown speaks with Kevin Coogan of Stella Management about when it is appropriate for a band to seek out a manager. Coogan urges young artists to stay independent as long as they possibly can, in order to build a solid fan base that they can use to negotiate with the corporate music industry.
Loyola student Meredith Arnold speaks with Kevin Coogan of Stella Management about how to succeed as a modern classical artist. Coogan notes that for his main client Eric Whitacre, the strength of his success has been based solidly on the quality and popularity of his compositions, and discusses how this strength translates into a career advantage.
In a seminar held at Loyola University, New Orleans, George Bundy (CEO of BRS Media) shares his thoughts on how the spread of internet radio will affect artists, and whether it will become easier or harder for artists to make an impression on consumers and fans.
Dina LaPolt, an entertainment lawyer based in Los Angeles, CA, discusses why developing artists should be thrilled to have people trading their music for free on the internet, even if its technically piracy.
Nick Phillips is Vice President of A&R at Concord Music Group, one of the worlds largest independent record labels. In this clip, Nick speaks about how CMG approaches signing artists and explains what is expected of artists hoping to get signed.
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