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DEATH OF THE RECORD BUSINESS?
THE REBIRTH OF THE MUSIC BUSINESS: PART II
GRAMMY® SOUNDTABLE TO EXPLORE NEW
MUSIC INDUSTRY PARADIGMS
Industry Trailblazers Discuss Shifting Music Business Models, New Markets
Strategies, and What Makes Music Matter
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Sept. 23, 2005) —
Death Of The Record Business? Rebirth Of The Music Industry: Part II,
presented by the Producers & Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy®
and hosted by AES will convene at the 119th AES Convention Friday, Oct.
7, 2005, from 4 – 6 p.m., in Room 1E-12 and 13 at New York's Jacob
Javits Convention Center. The summit will bring together a panel of
award-winning experts from diverse music business disciplines to offer
insight into the far-reaching digital revolution currently transforming
the global music industry.
The panel continues the exploration begun June 7 in Nashville,
Tenn., where passions ran high in front of a capacity crowd. Expect
fireworks as the panel delves into many of the key issues of the digital
age, with an emphasis on music technology and its dramatic alteration
of business models. Moderated by Dave Adelson, Senior Producer/Music
Correspondent for "E! News Live," Executive Producer of WireImage
Video, and Editor Emeritus of HITS magazine, this panel will bring its
considerable combined experience and insight to bear on issues such
as the shifting of business models, new markets and strategies, and
just what it is that, ultimately, makes music matter.
Confirmed panelists include: award-winning producer/engineer/technology
innovator and owner of GML, Inc. George Massenburg; Nonesuch Records
President Robert Hurwitz (whose prestigious indie label roster includes
David Byrne, Buena Vista Social Club, Ry Cooder, Kronos Quartet, Wilco
and Brian Wilson) and Billboard magazine legal and music publishing
editor Susan Butler.
The Recording Academy and the Producers & Engineers
Wing is exhibiting at Booth #941 during the 119th AES Convention in
New York, NY.
Currently, 6,000 professionals comprise the P&E Wing.
This organized voice for the creative and technical recording community
addresses issues that affect the craft of recorded music, while ensuring
its role in the development of new technologies, recording and mastering
recommendations, and archiving and preservation initiatives. The Wing
builds on the existing regional professional development activities
of the Academy, which include workshops, forums and panel discussions,
and other recording technology-related events, all occurring locally
and nationally throughout the year. For more information, please visit
Established in 1957, the National Academy of Recording
Arts & Sciences, Inc., also known as The Recording Academy, is an
organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals
that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of
life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY®
Awards, The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional
development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services
programs — including the creation of the national public education
campaign What’s The Download® (www.WhatsTheDownload.com).
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