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10 Tips for Effective Networking

10 Tips for Effective Networking By Andrew Surmani, Business Executive, Professor, and JEN Past-President One of the best parts of being a JEN member is the amazing network of friends and colleagues. So how do you effectively nurture your network? What are the DOs and DON’Ts for the proper way to network? Here are my […]

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How JEN Helped Me

How JEN Helped Me  By Monica Shriver Performer, Educator, JEN Member I’m often asked what JEN is all about and why I attend the Jazz Education Network Conferences. These are good questions. While I don’t consider myself a “typical” conference attendee – usually they are full-time students, full-time college faculty, famous jazz artists, instrument or […]

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How to Make Marketing Yourself on Social Media Less Overwhelming

How to Make Marketing Yourself on Social Media Less Overwhelming By Marina Terteryan JEN Marketing & Communications Coordinator // Integrated Marketing Consultant As a marketing professional, I often hear jazz musicians struggle with the idea of self-promotion, especially on social media. Not only is there a lot of stigma related to social media, but getting […]

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The U.S. Copyright Office Study on Music Licensing: Part II

Jazz Industry & Music Business Committee Examines The U.S. Copyright Office Study on Music Licensing Part II By Cheryl Slay Carr This article is the second in a series on “Copyright and the Music Marketplace,” a study issued this year by the U.S. Copyright Office. Read part one here. A Closer Look at Music Licensing The Copyright Office’s […]

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The U.S. Copyright Office Study on Music Licensing: Part 1

Jazz Industry & Music Business Committee Examines The U.S. Copyright Office Study on Music Licensing  Part 1 By Cheryl Slay Carr Last month the U.S. Copyright Office released its much anticipated study on music licensing. The study represents the culmination of written public comments, congressional analysis, and public roundtables held in Nashville, (at Belmont University College […]

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8 Lessons that Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Jazz

8 Lessons that Entrepreneurs and Startups Can Learn from Jazz Musicians By Marina Terteryan Being simultaneously involved in the jazz and entrepreneur communities, I have begun to notice many similarites between the two cultures. Below, are key lessons that jazz musicians have learned that, when applied to entrepreneurship and startup culture (and pretty much everything […]

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