Speakers

Moderators, Panelists and Speakers at the 2017 Jazz Connect Conference

Gerri Abrahamsen (DCA Productions)
Seth Abramson (The Jazz Standard)
Michael Albaugh (Jazz at Lincoln Center)
Marty Ashby (MCG Jazz)
Brian Bacchus
Ann Meier Baker (NEA)
Todd Barkan
Marcus Baylor (The Baylor Project)
John Beasley (MONK'estra)
Mike Boris (Mike Boris Music)
Gail Boyd (Gail Boyd Artist Management)
Richard Burgess (A2IM)
Carlos Cabrera (Patreon)
Brian Camelio (ArtistShare)
Terri Lyne Carrington
Stephanie Castillo (Olena Media)
John Chin
Ted Chubb (Jazz House Kids)
Kasper Collin
Tessil Collins (WGBH)
Amy Crawford (Man Made Music)
Russ Crupnick (Music Watch)
Michael Cuscuna (Mosaic Records)
Russ Davis (Voice of America/MOJA Radio)
Eli Degibri
James Donio (Music Business Association)
Laurence Donohue-Greene (New York City Jazz Record)
Jeff Duperon (WRTI)
Mario Garcia Durham (APAP)
Yvonne Ervin (Tucson Jazz Festival/Western Jazz Presenters Network)
Oran Etkin
Bill Ewell (WSLR)
Carol Friedman (Abbey Lincoln/Dominick Films)
Lois Gilbert (JazzCorner)
Arturo Gomez (KUVO)
Jana Herzen (Motema)
Dick Huey (Toolshed)
J. Hunter (WVCR)
Michael Hurzon (The Tracking Station)
Aviad Ivri (Israeli Consulate, New York)
Ali Jackson 
Tim Jackson (Monterey Jazz Festival)
Matt Jurasek (DL Media)
Ashley Kahn (JazzTimes/NPR)
Dorthaan Kirk (WBGO)
Bruce Labadie (San Jose Jazz)
Dubi Lenz (Red Sea Jazz Festival)
Oded Lev-Ari (Anzic Music)
Jim Lidestri (Border City Media)
Chuck Loeb
Don Lucoff (PDXJazz)
Rudresh Mahanthappa
Howard Mandel (Jazz Journalists Association)
Christian McBride (The McBride Company)
Kate McGarry
Danny Melnick (Absolutely Live Entertainment)
Larry Miller (NYU Steinhardt)
Diane Moser
Wulf Müller (OKeh/Sony)
Arturo O’Farrill
Dan Ouellette (DownBeat/ZEALnyc)
Nicki Parrott
Greg Pasenko (BluJazz)
Matt Pierson (Sony Masterworks)
Silvio Pietroluongo (Billboard)
Viola Plummer (Sistas’ Place)
Sam Pollard (Max Roach Documentary)
Terri Pontremoli (Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland)
Tom Popper (Insight Cuba)
Al Pryor (Mack Avenue Records)
Brendan Rawson (San Jose Jazz)
Kayonne Riley (WUCF)
Mark Rini (Groov Marketing)
Andy Rothman (Detroit Groove Society)
Mark Ruffin (Sirius/XM)
Catherine Russell
Neal Sapper (New World'n'Jazz)
Maria Schneider
Jae Sinnett (WHRV)
Bria Skonberg
Scott Southard (International Music Network)
Justin Spindler (Music Glue)
Brad Stone (soulandjazz.com Radio)
Ike Sturm
Carol Sudhalter
Sunny Sumter (DC Jazz Festival)
Brianna Thomas
Michael Todd (ASCAP)
Ed Trefzger (JazzWeek)
Michael Valentine (WDNA)
Gerald Veasley
Elio Villafranca
Roseanna Vitro
Melissa Walker (Jazz House Kids)
Cory Weeds (Coastal Jazz & Blues/Cellarlive)
Todd Weeks (Local 802, AFM)
Ben Wendel
George Wein (Newport Festivals Foundation)
Barak Weiss (Tel Aviv Jazz Festival)
Scott Willis (jazzradio.com)
Brandy Wood (WBGO)
Rachel Z
Francois Zalacain (Sunnyside)
John Zimbrick (WBAA)
Others TBA


“Ask The Experts” Session Panelists

Recording/Product Management
Neal Weiss (Whaling City Sound)
Matt Pierson (Sony/Masterworks)
Greg Pasenko (Blujazz)

DIY/Self-Management/Fundraising
Linda Lorence Critelli
Brian McKenna (McKenna Group Productions)
Anneke Demarest/Oscar Perez (Jazz House Kids)

Marketing/Social Media
Liz Bench (International Music Network)
Jon Vanhala (CrossFade Partners)

Publicity/Promotion
Eulis Cathey (WBGO/Sirius/XM)
Dr. Jazz (Dr. Jazz Operations)
Olga Makrias (Verve Label Group)

Presenting/Booking/Touring
Alycia Mack (International Music Network)
Martin Porter (Jazz Standard/Rabbit Moon Productions)
Janis Burley Wilson (Pittsburgh Jazzlive)
Jan Mullen (Scullers Jazz)
Willard Jenkins (DC Jazz Festival)


Coordinated by Jeanette Vuocolo & Marshall Lamm


Staff and Volunteers at the 2017 Jazz Connect Conference


Marty Ashby (MCG Jazz)
Susan Brink
Carl Goldfarb
Peter Gordon (Jazz Forward Coalition)
Renee Govanucci (MCG Jazz)
Evan Haga (JazzTimes/Madavor Media)
Tony Harrison
Marshall Lamm
Irene Lee (Annie E. Casey Foundation)
Don Lucoff (PDX Jazz/DL Media)
Carolyn McClair (McClair PR)
Maureen McFadden (DL Media)
Lee Mergner (JazzTimes/Madavor Media)
Paul Park
Jeanette Vuocolo
Wendy Wang