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The Jazz Connect Conference at APAP 2014

  • New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10019 (map)

Continuing the momentum from the January 2013 event which tripled to over 1,000 registrants, the Jazz Connect Conference in 2014—based on feedback from attendees—will feature a series of essential workshops, panels and events held over the course of two days.

With a theme of “The Road Ahead” the conference will again bring together a wide cross-section of the jazz community for 12 workshops and 5 plenary sessions, on topics such as:

  • Navigating Social Media
  • The Role of Education in Presenting Jazz
  • The New Paradigm for Record Labels
  • Cutting Through the Clutter
  • Radio Airplay & Promotion 101
  • Jazz Grantmaking
  • Expanding the Language of Jazz
  • Getting to the Gatekeepers in the Jazz Media
  • Give to Get: Growing Your Fan Base with Online Content

Moderators and panelists include an impressive cross-section of artists and professionals. New this year will be a networking session enabling emerging artists and professionals to connect and get informed input on their own careers and operations.

Organized by JazzTimes in conjunction with the Jazz Forward Coalition has announced the dates one of the largest gatherings of the professional jazz community.  The conference will be held January 9-10, 2014 at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City and will feed into the annual APAP (Association of Performing Arts Presenters) Conference as well as Winter Jazzfest.

Visit the Jazz Connect Conference Website for registration fees and further information.