[jja-announce] NYC JJA Jazz Matters panels, Baruch College and New School next week

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Mon Oct 9 16:29:56 EDT 2006

For Immediate Release
October 9, 2006

Jazz Journalists Association "Jazz Matters" panels expand to Baruch College 
(Oct. 17, 12:45 - 2:15 p.m.), resume at New School Jazz (Oct. 18, 6 - 8 p.m.)

"The Business of Jazz" and "Writers and Singers Town Hall Meeting" convene 
artists, managers, club owners, record company representatives, journalists, and 
interested jazz fans in moderated discussion, free of charge

NEW YORK CITY: The Jazz Journalists Association, a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit 
organization of some 400 writers, broadcasters, photographers and new media 
workers in jazz, co-presents two panel discussions this month, "The Business of 
Jazz" at Baruch College, 3rd floor meeting room at the school's "vertical 
campus," 24th and Lexington Ave., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m., 
and "Writers and Singers Town Hall Meeting," at the New School Jazz fifth floor 
performance center, 55 W. 13th St., on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. 
Both panels are free and open to the public. 

Panelists discussing "The Business of Jazz" are James Browne (Sweet Rhythm 
music club, Sirius Satellite Radio); Karen Kennedy (principle of 24Seven Artists 
Management), Jason Lindner (pianist--composer-bandleader-recordng artist) and 
Doug Yoel, president of Now Forward Music, US marketing and management of 
Dreyfus Records.

Panelists addressing the partipation-welcome town forum of writers and 
vocalists co-hosted by the Jazz Journalists Association, the New School and the Jazz 
Vocal Coalition (www.jzvoc.org) include: E.J. Decker, president, JZVOC/NY; Sy 
Johnson, vocalist-arranger-composer-journalist; singer-educator-music 
therapist Lisa Sokolov; author-journalist Will Friedwald (New York Sun).

Howard Mandel, president of the JJA, will moderate both panels. For furrther 
information, call (212) 533-9495. 

Howard Mandel
c/o Village Postal
151 1st Ave.
NY NY 10003
(212) 533-9495
cell (212) 533-4952

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