Up From the Cellar: The Business of Jazz
- Wednesday, Oct 13, 2010 at 3:30pm
- Cory Weeds, The Cellar
- Music Annex - University of Manitoba
This workshop will examine the specific challenges facing artists within this ever-changing genre. As venues become scarcer, it is essential that players understand how to diversify. In this workshop, veteran jazz artist and impresario Cory Weeds we look at promoting shows, building tours, finding other gigs, working as session musicians, identifying your niche, making and releasing records, and marketing yourself.
About Cory Weeds
Cory Weeds pretty much covers every role on the Vancouver jazz scene - musician, record producer, radio host, agent, record label owner, and jazz club owner. In 2000 Weeds took a leap of faith and bought the Cellar Jazz Club and turned it into Vancouver's only full time jazz club.
Contact: Roland Deschambault