As a possible service to Louisiana musicians, I’m relaying a press release on a workshop for music-industry professionals to be held in Memphis, TN on Apri l16, 2010. I am not endorsing the event, just passing the info along.  Your mileage may vary.  I am not affiliated with the event or the sponsors nor do I profit from it in any way.

“The Recording Academy® Memphis Chapter will present GRAMMY® GPS: A Roadmap For Today’s Music Biz on Friday, April 16 from noon to 7 p.m. at the Playhouse on the Square, 66 South Cooper St. The all-day professional development conference will feature a keynote address by co-founder of echomusic and current entrepreneur-in-residence at Claritas Capital Mark Montgomery and a plethora of music business professionals from artists to producers, mangers to songwriters.”

“Conference admission for the general public is $40, and the event is free for Recording Academy and GRAMMY U® members. ”

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