Speakers

Moderators, Panelists and Speakers at the 2016 Jazz Connect Conference

Banch Abegaze (Atom Factory)
Cyrille Aimee
Karrin Allyson
Gary Bartz
Steven Bernstein
Aaron Bisman (Jazz at Lincoln Center)
Gail Boyd (Gail Boyd Artist Management)
Haley Brawner (Motema Music)
Randy Brecker
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Marc Cary (The Harlem Sessions)
Eulis Cathey (WBGO/Sirius XM)
Etienne Charles (Culture Shock Music)
John Clayton
Fred Cohen (Jazz Record Center)
Steve Cohen (Music & Art Management)
Paul Contos (Monterey Jazz Festival)
Bob Cranshaw
Russ Crupnick (MusicWatch)
Russ Davis (MOJA Radio/Voice of America)
James Donio (Music Business Association)
Bob Dorough
Dave Douglas (Greenleaf Music)
Jeff Duperon (WRTI)
Josh Ellman (Groov Marketing)
Anders Eriksson (Mansard Management AS)
Lorraine Feather
Eiler Fleischer (Norwegian Consulate General)
Marc Free (Posi-Tone Records)
Will Friedwald (The Wall Street Journal)
Ed Gerrard (Impact Artist Management)
Gerry Gibbs
Melvin Gibbs
Lois Gilbert (Jazz Corner)
Robert Glasper
Arturo Gomez (KUVO)
Jimmy Greene
Anya Grundmann (NPR Music)
Keyon Harrold
Pat Harris (Love Productions Records)
Joel Harrison (American Pianists Association)
Laura Hartmann (LVanHart Artist Productions)
Monika Herzig (University of Indiana)
Jazzmeia Horn

Ariel Hyatt (CyberPR)
Javon Jackson
Sue Jacobs (SuperVision)
Willard Jenkins (DC Jazz Festival)
Matt Jurasek (DL Media)
Ashley Kahn
Justin Kantor (Le Poisson Rouge)
Karen Kennedy (24 Seven Artist Development)
Randall Kline (SFJAZZ)
Jana La Sorte (Ambassadora)
Øyvind Skjerven Larsen (Norsk Jazzforum)
Jim Lidestri (Border City Media)
Linda Lorence (SESAC)
Derrick Lucas (WGMC)
Lage Lund
Howard Mandel (Jazz Journalists Association)
Paul Marchand
Christian McBride
Matt Merewitz (Fully Altered Media)
Cicely Mitchell (The Art of Cool Project)
Samantha Moore (The Orchard)
Martin Mueller (The New School)
Wulf Muller (Sony/OKeh)
John Murph (AARP)
Ted Nash (Jazz at Lincoln Center)
Jennifer Odell (Jazz Journalists Association)
Aslak Oppebøen (Music Norway)
Jan Ole Otnaes (Nasjonal Jazzscene)
Jimmy Owens
Jumee Park (Downtown Music Publishing)
Katie Peters (Pandora)
Al Pryor (Mack Avenue) 
Casey Rae (Future of Music Coalition)
Rick Rosenberg (Shanachie Entertainment)
Mark Ruffin (Sirius/XM)
Claudia Russell (KSDS)
Giovanni Russonello (CapitalBop/JazzTimes)
Neal Sapper (New World 'n' Jazz)
Maria Schneider
Tom Silverman (Tommy Boy Entertainment)
Scott Southard (International Music Network)
Meghan Stabile (Revive Live) 
Paul Stache (Smoke)
Mike Stern
Todd Stoll (Jazz at Lincoln Center)
Brad Stone (soulandjazz.com)
Michael Todd (ASCAP)
Ed Trefzger (JazzWeek)
Ken Umezaki (Digital Daruma)
Michael Valentine (WDNA)
Gary Vercelli (Capital Public Radio)
Roseanna Vitro
Todd Weeks (AFM, Local 802)
Natalie Weiner (Billboard/Vice)
Vince Wilburn (Miles Davis Estate)
Scott Willis (jazzradio.com)
Janis Burley Wilson (Pittsburgh Jazzlive)
Mark Winkler
Eli Wolf (Universal Music)
Linda Yohn (WEMU)
Francois Zalacain (Sunnyside Records)
Marcelo Zarvos
Others TBA


“Ask The Experts” Session Panelists

Recording/Product Management
Pat Harris (Love Productions)
Greg Osby (Inner Circle Music)
Yulun Wang (Pi Recordings)

DIY/Self-Management/Fundraising
Sherry McAdams (McAdams Creative Management)
Jeremy Pelt
Jeanette Vuocolo (Chamber Music America)

Marketing/Social Media
Aaron Bisman (Jazz at Lincoln Center)
Lois Gilbert (Jazz Corner)
Matt Merewitz (Fully Altered Media)

Publicity/Promotion
Jason Byrne (Red Cat Publicity)
Terri Hinte (Terri Hinter PR)
Antje Huebner (Hubtone PR)
Bonnie Johnson (WICN)

Presenting/Booking/Touring
Sara Donnelly (DC Jazz Festival/CapitalBop)
Javon Jackson
Eric Oberstein (Duke Performances)


Staff and Volunteers at the 2016 Jazz Connect Conference


Marty Ashby (MCG Jazz)
Susan Brink (Jazz Journalists Association)
Francina Connors
Aleksandra Denda
Peter Gordon (Jazz Forward Coalition)
Renee Govanucci (MCG Jazz)
Jasmin Graves (Ambassadora)
Evan Haga (JazzTimes/Madavor Media)
Tony Harrison
Jana La Sorte (Ambassadora)
Irene Lee (Annie E. Casey Foundation)
Don Lucoff (PDX Jazz/DL Media)
Frank Malfitano (Syracuse Jazz Fest)
Carolyn McClair (McClair PR)
Maureen McFadden (DL Media)
Lee Mergner (JazzTimes/Madavor Media)
Paul Park
Cathy Pearson (JazzTimes/Madavor Media)
Scott Persson (JazzTimes/Madavor Media)
Patrick Poladian
Amanda Rawson (San Jose Jazz)
Jeff Tamarkin (JazzTimes/Madavor Media)
Wendy Wang
Alexandra Yabrov