April 25, 2017
Free and open to the public
Jazz Mentors 9, “Creating a Buzz: Practical Tools for Today’s Marketplace,” is ninth installment of the highly successful series of discussions hosted by AFM, Local 802/The Council for Living Music on the business of jazz music. This series is specifically geared to younger performers to help them develop more awareness in areas of marketing and publicity, representation and management, repertoire, touring, recording, etc.
April 25th will bring together a distinguished panel of experts to discuss the contemporary scene and the business concepts, both conventional and unconventional, that underpin any successful artists’ career. The panelists for Jazz Mentors 9 are 2016 Annual Downbeat Critics Poll award winning saxophonist, Grace Kelly; preeminent bassist, educator and sound designer Gene Perla; artist manager/educator Laura Hartman and WBGO on air personality Sheila Anderson.