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Virtual Cutting Edge Music Business Conference: Day 4

Founded in 1993, the Cutting Edge Music Business Conference features successful music professionals who address “hot” topics and “new” trends–everything from getting your music in films, to booking, touring, publicity and promotions.


10:00 – 11:00 AM   Educators Forum: Pay Equity for Musicians

An open forum on the need discussion on artists’ fees in LIVE performances and Record music. Sponsored by the Musicians Council on Fair Wages and Lead by Dr. Peter Cho, Musician, Musician Union Broad Member, and Executive Dean, Delgado Community College, Westbank Campus


  • Peter Cho, Musician, Executive Dean Delgado Community College Westbank Campus
  • Jonathan Olson, Esq
  • Henry Turner, Jr. Musician
  • Lilli Lewis, Musician, Label Manager Louisiana Red Hot Records
  • Boyanna Trayanova, Musicians’ Alliance – A Unified Voice for New Orleans Musicians

11:00 – 12:15 PM       Recording Technology and Modern Producing

Producers, engineers, and record executives discuss the latest studio tech and how it improves the recording process.


  • Ryan Block, IndependentEar Records
  • Mark S. Berry, Producer, Producer, Chairman, AMG/Sony
  • John J. Maxmillion, Jr., Engineer, Producer, Owner, Maximum Productions Studios
  • Abid Hussain, Esq., Attorney, Engineer
  • Paul Diaz, Owner, Tree Sound Studios

12:30 – 1:30 PM      Composing in Finale

How to Get your Compositions finished!


  • Kevin George, Musician, Educator, Delgado Community College

1:00 – 2:00 PM     Southern Electronic Music Conference – Recording Tech/ Electronic Music 101

What is Electronic music? What is the future of Electronic Music?


  • Bug Gigabyte, Musician, Founder Electronic Music Conference

2:00 – 2:30 PM       Southern Electronic Music Conference – Synthesizers 101

The history of synths and the different kinds


  • Bug Gigabyte, Musician, Founder Electronic Music Conference

2:30 – 3:00 PM        Southern Electronic Music Conference – Djing and scratching for beginners.


  • Tony Skratchere, Owner, New Orleans DJ School

4:00 – 9:00 PM        Showcases

Artists Showcases by genres or mix bag

Who is speaking? Check out our list of Business Session speakers

* Abid Hussain, Esq., Attorney, Engineer

* Ake Lundstrom, Director, Live At Heart, Sweden

  • Alison Sieh, Music Supervisor for Aspect Ratio – Trailer House

* Barry Coffing, Founder/CEO,

* Bridget Fleury, Executive Entertainment Management

* Bug Gigabyte, Musician, Founder, Southern Electronic Conference

* Cindy D’Adamo, LadyLake PR

* Debra Russell, Debra Russell Coaching

* Drew Young, Good and Plenty Records,

* Ed Bicknell, Manager, London, UK

* Edgar “Dino” Gankendorff, Esq., Provosty & Gankendoff, LLC, NOLA

* Henry Turner, Jr., Musician, Promoter

* Jan Ramsey, Founder, Publisher OffBeat Music Magazine

* Jim McCormick #1 Hit Songwriter

* John J. Maxmillion, Jr., Engineer, Producer, Studio Owner

  • Justin “Bumper” Reeve, Founder and CEO of Hidden Track Music, LLC

* Kevin George, Musician, Composer, Delgado Community College

* Lilli Lewis, Musician, Label Manager, Louisiana Red Hot Records

* Marc D. Stollman, Esq., Stollman Law PA, Boca Raton, FL (Moderator)

* Mark S. Berry, Chairman, Producer, AMG, Sony

  • Martin Atkins, Cultural Entrepreneurial

* Mat Devine, Head of Music Partnership at Cameo

* Maximilliano De la Fuente, GrooveList, Santiago Chile,

* Michael Olsen, Esq., EOne Records

* Michele Vice-Maslin, Emmy winning Songwriter, Producer

* Monica Corton, CEO Go to Eleven Entertainment (Moderator)

* Paul Diaz, Owner, TreeSound Recording Studio

* Paul K. Saunders, Co-Founder of Lightwork Digital and New Music Lives

* Peter Cho, Executive Dean Delgado Community College Westbank Campus

* Rich Goldman, RIPTIDE MUSIC GROUP (Moderator)

* Ryan Block, IndependentEar Music Group (Moderator)

* SINthetik Messiah, Engineer, DJ

* Stephen White, CEO of StageIt

* Steve Marks, CEO of RoadNation

* Tony Moore, Right Here with Tony Moore, London, UK,

* Tony Skratchere, Owner, New Orleans DJ School

* Wallace Collins, Esq., New York, NY

Event Details
10. 17. 2020
10:00 am - 9:00 pm