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028: Why Helping Others In The Music Business Builds Your Own Credentials, With Marky Ray

Marky_Ray_editMarky is known as the “Rock And Roll Mercenary”, and has done work as a road crew member member and auxiliary guitar player or backing vocalist for artists and bands like Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, The Toadies, and other popular musical acts. He has a masters degree in Musicology, and is currently teaching college students concert production, and related topics.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Marky Ray

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027: What Reaching A Diverse Audience Is All About, With Bill Smith

bill_smith_editBill is a huge music fan and entrepreneur! He created the well known company “Eye For Talent”, a global talent agency that has recently been reformed and renamed as  “Riot Artists”. He has worked with hundreds of artists over the last twenty years, and booked more than 5000 shows on 5 continents.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Bill Smith

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026: How Music With Substance And Sound Quality Gives Musicians A Huge Advantage, With Mark Piro

mark_piro_main_editMark has been a long time employee of Razor & Tie Entertainment, and has previously worked on the platinum selling Kidz Bop series. He is currently the Musical Curator and Head of the Analog Spark re-releasing classic and acclaimed albumson vinyl. He is also a musician!

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Mark Piro

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025: How To Get Your Music In T.V. And Film, With Ed Hartman

ed_hartman_editEd creates music for T.V. and film. His music has been included in over a dozen independent films and in shows seen on HBO, NBC, ABC, MTV, TLC, PBS, the Dicovery Channel, and others. His music has also been licensed by companies such as Barnes and Noble, Captial One, Red Bull, Sports Illustrated, and more.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Ed Hartman

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024: Why Budgeting For Success Is Critical To Your Music Release, With Scott Kahn

scott_kahn_bestScott is the Editor in Chief & CEO of MusicPlayers.com, the online magazine for serious musicians. He was also a co-founder of Korg Connection, created for users of Korg musical instruments. Scott was also the founding member of the progressive rock band, Days Before Tomorrow, and currently with the bands, Beyond Tomorrow, and Dream Eternal Bliss.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Scott Kahn

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023: How One Man With An Ear For Raw Talent Built His Life Long Career, With Steven Scharf

steven_scharf_bestSteven is the founder of Steven Scharf Entertainment formed in 1991 to manage and develop the careers of independent record producers, film and tv composers, and handles independent artist licensing. He also the Sr. Vice President of Creative for the Film and TV division of the publishing company Carlin America, one of the biggest independent music publishing companies in the world.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Steven Scharf

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022: Why Building Your Own List Is As Valuable As Gold, With Ezina LeBlanc

ezina_leblanc_mainEzina is an artist and writer, and former Miss Black USA currently writing music for an animated children’s TV series for Fox. Her career includes work as a singer & songwriter, author, radio host, producer, and more.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Ezina LeBlanc

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021: How Asking The Right People Can Get You In Front Of Thousands Of Fans!

eric_knightEric’s music has been on TV networks including MTV2, MTV Latino, the Box & IMNTV, along with press and reviews in Billboard Magazine, the New Times, and more. He is also the owner of Persistent Management, an artist management company that works with musicians and film producers.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Eric Knight

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020: How Sticking To Your Own Thing Set’s You Up For Long Term Success, With Jan Janssen

Jan_Janssen_edit3Jan is the manager and designer of the “Real Roots Cafe”, a music website that has been making an impact on the music business for over 15 years. He supports independent musicians by filling the role as a powerful voice online reaching the ears of music fans and music industry.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Jan Janssen

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019: What It Means To Figure Out Your Brand And Keep Consistency, With Kelby Cannick

kelby_cannickKelby is the Publisher and Editor of Makin’ It Magazine. He works to cultivate success in the urban music scene, while bridging the gap between independent artists and the music industry, while keeping his finger on the pulse of what’s next.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Kelby Cannick

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