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Last Updated: 20050919, saj

Friday, October 7, 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm

Death of the Record Business?
Rebirth of the Music Business

David Adelson, Senior Producer/Music Correspondent for E! News Live, Executive Producer of WireImage Video, and Editor Emeritus of HITS magazine
Robert Hurwitz, President of Nonesuch Records, home to, among other artists, David Byrne, Buena Vista Social Club, Ry Cooder, Kronos Quartet, Wilco and Brian Wilson
George Massenburg, Grammy® Award-winning producer/engineer/technology innovator and owner of GML, Inc
Other panelists TBA

An innovative panel of music industry movers and shakers will convene to offer insight into the far-reaching digital revolution currently transforming the global music industry. Presented by the Producers & Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy® and hosted by AES, the summit will bring together a panel of award-winning experts from diverse music business disciplines. This special event continues the exploration begun June 7, 2005 in Nashville, Tenn., where passions ran high in front of a capacity crowd. Expect fireworks as the discussion delves into many of the key issues of the digital age with an emphasis on music technology and its dramatic alteration of business models. The panel will bring its considerable combined experience and insight to bear on issues such as the shifting of business models, new markets and strategies, and just what it is that—ultimately—makes music matter.

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