Sync Up EVENT POSTPONED TO JAN. 31

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Admission: Free admission; advance registration is requested as seating is limited.
Location: The George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center
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1225 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70116
Phone: (504) 558-6100
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THE EVENT SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17 HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY, JAN. 31, AT 5:30 P.M.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents a free Sync Up conference workshop on the topic "Clearing Samples for Your Record and Other Copyright Infringement Issues."

It will take place Wednesday, Jan. 31, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center.

Admission is free, but seating is limited, so advance registration is requested. Register online here.

This event is the first in a series of free, monthly workshops for the music industry.

Wednesday, Jan. 31: Clearing Samples for Your Record and Other Copyright Infringement Issues
How to do it. Should you do it? What if somebody samples you? Are you the next Lana Del Rey fighting over authorship of your song?
Presenters:
Tim Kappel, entertainment attorney (Big Freedia, Tank and the Bangas, P.J. Morton, Dee-1 and many more) and Loyola University music business professor
Deborah Evans, Della Music Publishing
This event will be live-streamed at www.WWOZ.org and https://www.facebook.com/wwozneworleans/.

Future events in the series include:

Wednesday, Feb. 28: Booking a Tour
Where to start. Do’s and don’ts.
Presenters:
Tavia Osbey, manager, Tank and the Bangas
Mousa Hamdan, manager, Curren$y, Corner Boy P., T.Y.
Paul Sanchez, performing artist
Lou Hill, band leader, Water Seed

Wednesday, March 21: Band Web Sites
What makes a good one? Which template services are the best? How much should you spend?
Presenters:
Lee Martin, web designer (Foo Fighters, Beck)
Brandon Haynes, web designer, Nola Web Team
Brandon Shelling, web designer at Ochsner Health System

Wednesday, April 11: How Much to Spend on a Music Video
How to afford it. Do’s and don’ts for making a good one
Presenters:
Darcy McKinnon, New Orleans Video Access Center
Jason Foster, FosterBear Films
Steven W. Richardson, Mobile Recording LA
Benjamin Simmons, Breathe Media
Zac Manuel, The Greenhouse Collective

Wednesday, May 16: Social Media Strategies
Social media platforms. What, when  and how often to post. What not to post. Engaging an audience and gaining followers. Generating revenue. Understanding analytics.
Presenters:
Plus Aziz, Marketing Manager, Propeller and Tchoup Industries
Mallory Whitfield, Director of Marketing, Lookfar
Whitney Mitchell, Social Media Director, FSC Interactive
Tania Dall, Director of Communications, Youth Empowerment Project
Cleveland Spears, the Spears Group

Wednesday, June 27: “Your Band As A Business” Interview
Samantha Fish, performing artist

The Sync Up workshops all will take place on Wednesday evenings, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center. Admission is free, but seating is limited and advance registration is requested. To register now, please see here.


 

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