Jazz Industry & Music Business


Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Bryan Beeman – Atrium Level (Founders Wing)

Hyatt Regency – Downtown

Dallas, Texas

Open to all. No registration required.


Know your Net-Worth

9 – 9:50am  
Dr. Eugene Marlow
Professor Baruch College (The City University Of New York)

Launching A Not-For-Profit Jazz Organization

10 – 10:25am
Asst. Professor, SUNY Buffalo

DIY Jazz Festival

Creative Placemaking through Jazz

10:30 – 10:55am
Jenelle Orcherton 
Artistic Director and Founder of the Champaign-Urbana Jazz Festival

Jazz Connect at JEN 2018!

Presented in affiliation with Jazz Forward Coalition (JFC)

11am – 3pm

JazzHubs in America

findings and opportunities for engagement

11:00 – 12:30pm 


National JazzHubs Coordinator

Panel Members

Kennith Kimery – Program Director, Smithsonian Jazz

Dr. Keith B. Kelly – Coordinator of Music Humanities and Performance,  Paradise Valley Community College
Ryan Meagher (pronounced Marr) – Jazz Director, Metropolitan Youth Symphony
Renée J. Govanucci – Director, MCG Jazz, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild

The current state of the Jazz Industry and what you need to know to be successful

12:45 – 2:15pm 


Peter Gordon
Founder/CEO Jazz Forward Coalition LLC Thirsty Ear Records

Panel members

Dr Monika Herzig – Professor –  SPEA – Indiana University
Marty Ashby – VP & Executive Producer, MCG Jazz

Meet the Panelists/Q&A

2:30 – 3pm

Marty Ashby 
VP & Executive Producer, MCG Jazz

The Symposium is immediately followed by the

 JENeral Session

Landmark Ballroom A