88 episodes

Yann Ilunga from The Jazz Spotlight brings you conversations with music industry experts, club owners, festival organizers and world’s renowned such as of Dave Holland, Grammy Award-winning singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, Gary Burton, Kool & The Gang, Cyrille Aimée, Ambrose Akinmusire, The Bad Plus' Dave King, Snarky Puppy and Jamie Cullum. Get inspired and listen to advice that will help you be a better independent musician – from how to master your craft to finding gigs and promote yourself online.

The Jazz Spotlight Podcast: Music Business With a Touch of Jazz Yann Ilunga's The Jazz Spotlight

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Yann Ilunga from The Jazz Spotlight brings you conversations with music industry experts, club owners, festival organizers and world’s renowned such as of Dave Holland, Grammy Award-winning singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, Gary Burton, Kool & The Gang, Cyrille Aimée, Ambrose Akinmusire, The Bad Plus' Dave King, Snarky Puppy and Jamie Cullum. Get inspired and listen to advice that will help you be a better independent musician – from how to master your craft to finding gigs and promote yourself online.

    s5e1 The Bad Plus' Dave King: A Jazz Talk [TJS 90]

    s5e1 The Bad Plus' Dave King: A Jazz Talk [TJS 90]

    Dave King discusses being a modern, improvising musician, expanding your musical horizons, the drummer's role and the new records by The Bad Plus and Halloween, Alaska.

    • 25 min
    s4e22 Community and Music Launches with Steve Palfreyman [TJS 89]

    s4e22 Community and Music Launches with Steve Palfreyman [TJS 89]

    Artistpreneur Steve Palfreyman talks about the Music Launch Summit and shares his tips for community–building and successful music launches.

    • 33 min
    s4e21 Music Business 101 with Berklee College of Music's John P. Kellogg, Esq. [TJS 88]

    s4e21 Music Business 101 with Berklee College of Music's John P. Kellogg, Esq. [TJS 88]

    Berkeley College of Music professor, attorney and best-selling author John P. Kellogg discusses the basic principles of music business.

    • 23 min
    s4e20 Business Basics for Musicians with Bobby Borg [TJS 87]

    s4e20 Business Basics for Musicians with Bobby Borg [TJS 87]

    Music biz consultant, author and musician Bobby Borg joins the show to discuss music business and his new book "Business Basics for Musicians".

    • 52 min
    s4e19 Music PR with Stacey Sherman of RSP Entertainment Marketing [TJS 86]

    s4e19 Music PR with Stacey Sherman of RSP Entertainment Marketing [TJS 86]

    Stacey Sherman of RSP Entertainment Marketing discusses music PR for musicians, from how a publicist can help them to how to create a DIY music PR campaign.

    • 33 min
    s4e18 Building Community Through House Concerts with Shannon Curtis [TJS 85]

    s4e18 Building Community Through House Concerts with Shannon Curtis [TJS 85]

    Dream pop singer Shannon Curtis talks about what house concerts can do for indie musicians and how to build community through house concert shows.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

RJP1666 ,

Great info for any genre or business..

This podcast is chock full of important info for use in your music career, or any career really. Yann covers the realities of serving in business in our modern digital world. He presents excellent guests and asks all the most relevant questions to which his guests provide answers.

Michelly Jazz ,

Great Source for Musicians

Musicians should come listen to the great interviews and get helpful info about everything related to success in the music industry!

Moore's Code ,

Amazing!

This podcast has really got my social media and music buisness plan rolling. Keep up the great work!

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