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    Tune Up Toronto: Focus on Jazz

    JAZZ.FM91 is excited to announce the second of our 2016 Music Business Seminars, in partnership with TD Bank Group, and Music Ontario.

    Tune Up Toronto: Focus on Jazz

    Date: Sunday, April 10
    11:00 AM to 5:15 PM, workshops, 7:00 PM arist showcases
    Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario

    Admission: FREE

    This seminar is exclusively designed for Ontario’s JAZZ community, featuring a day of workshops and networking curated to advance your performing, recording and touring careers. Join Top players in the industry, both onstage and behind-the-scenes at Toronto’s fabulous Jazz Bistro where you’ll get the inside track on how to grow and thrive.

    After the full day of inspiring and informative workshops and speakers, the Jazz Bistro will host a showcase of young, up and coming artists who will get to strut their musical stuff for industry luminaries.

    Panelists include:

    Sophie Milman (chanteuse extraordinaire)
    Richard Underhill (Shuffle Demons)
    Aaron Davis (Holly Cole)
    Jane Harbury (one of Canada’s top publicists)
    Jae Gold (accountant to the stars)
    Josh Grossman (artistic director, Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival)
    Brad Barker (JAZZ.FM91 music director, host of Afternoon Drive)
    Ralph James (world class agent booking agent)
    Derek Andrews (independent arts consultant, Music Curator at Toronto's Luminato Festival)
    Sam Arraj (founder and publisher of Music Biz Finance)
    Andrew Craig (jazz musician, broadcaster, entrepreneur)
    Shakura S’Aida (internationally touring blues/jazz singer)
    Marilyn Gilbert (jazz artist manager)
    Chris Case (insurance broker, entertainment industry risk management expert)

    Read more about our speakers HERE.

    To register for this free seminar, click here.

    For more information about these seminars, please contact: David Wall, Director of Community Outreach and Education at dwall@jazz.fm or 416-595-0404 x260

    Presented By

    MusicOntario & Jazz.FM present Tune Up Toronto: Focus on Jazz
    April 10, 2016 at the Jazz Bistro, Toronto


    11:30AM PRESENTATION - Risky Business: Taxes, Finances, and Risk Management for Musicians - Finance professionals weigh in on the dos and don’ts of how to manage your money.
    Panelists: Chris Case, Jae Gold, Sam Arraj

    12:45PM PANEL – Get heard! Tools and tips for getting your music publicized, marketed, and on the airwaves.
    Panelists: Jane Harbury, Marilyn Gilbert, Brad Barker, Richard Underhill

    1:45 LUNCH


    3:00PM PANEL - The Art of Making a Living - The self-managed artist has to play many roles as their career progresses. When do you ask for help, and from who? This panel will focus on the for, and not-for profit businesses and organizations such as managers, publicists, agents, unions, music industry associations, and how artists can monetize their music to make a living in todays ever-changing musical climate.
    Panelists: Aaron Davis, Shakura S'Aida, Andrew Craig, Sophie Millman

    4:15 PANEL –  Which Way To The Gig? Tours, Gigs, Festivals, and Getting Out There With Tips From The Pros - We’ve assembled an expert team of agents, artists, festival and venue bookers to share their experiences in booking independent artists.
    Panelists: Ralph James, Josh Grossman, Derek Andrews


    6:30 BREAK


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