Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Clarence Avant
Talking about how he got involved in the music industry.

Working With Various Artists

Working With Various ArtistsMusic executive Clarence Avant discusses the artists he worked with at Sussex Records such as The Gallery and Bill Withers. Clarence also talks about his purchase of a radio station that he named Avant Garde Broadcasting.

The Creed Taylor Deal: How to Get the Most for your Artist

The Creed Taylor Deal: How to Get the Most for your ArtistMusic executive Clarence Avant discusses his negotiations with A&M Records over the signing of jazz producer Creed Taylor.

The Industry

The IndustryFormer label owner Clarence Avant (Sussex Records, Tabu Records) discusses the major corporate players in the music industry today, and offers thoughts on innovation, technology and the future of the major-label system.

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Kevin Tomlin has over 34 years of teaching experience in Jamaica, England and America, including 15 years teaching music history of black origin and visual art in South Florida, U.S.A., through Arts in Education. Tomlin created special training programmes and workshops for music teachers in South Florida schools, using music history as the foundation, to build exciting programmes of study and support materials for education professionals. Since 2000, he’s taught music history, geography, religious education, history, visual arts and performing arts at schools in Hertfordshire and Essex, at both primary and secondary levels. He conducts research and provides consultancy services for multi-media organisations, schools, recording artists, cultural and faith-based groups and entertainment professionals.

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