Industry Profile: Brian Camelio

— by Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen

Brian Camelio is the CEO of ArtistShare, a unique business model in which fans fund the projects of their favorite artists in exchange for access to and participating in the artists creative process. Since its launch in October 2003, ArtistShare has attracted some of the industry's top artists. Its first project, Maria Schneider's Concert in the Garden, was fully funded by her fan base and made history as being the first Grammy-winning recording to be sold exclusively online. Her second ArtistShare outing, Sky Blue, continued its Grammy winning ways with two nominations and a win for Best Instrumental Composition at the 50th Grammy Awards this year.

ArtistShare's client roster has grown from two to more than 100 since the company's inception five years ago and in addition to Maria Schneider includes: Jim Hall, Brian Lynch and Eddie Palmieri, Danilo Perez, actor Rick Moranis, NEA Jazzmaster award recipient Bob Brookmeyer, Billy Childs, the Simpson's composer Alf Clausen, Kenny Werner, John Clayton, The Watts Prophets, Eden Atwood, Chris Potter, Rachel Z, and Kate Schutt, John Jorgenson, Orchestra Nashville and Trey Anastasio, among others.

ArtistShare releases have garnered a total of eleven Grammy nominations and four wins.

In 2005: Large Jazz Ensemble Album Maria Schneider - Concert In the Garden (winner); Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album Maria Schneider - Concert In the Garden; Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Maria Schneider "Bulería, Solea y Rumba" -- Donny McCaslin, soloist (track from "Concert in the Garden”); and Best Instrumental Composition "Bulería, Solea y Rumba" -- Maria Schneider.

In 2006: Best Instrumental Composition “Into The Light” Billy Childs (winner); Best Instrumental Jazz Album “Lyric;” Best Instrumental Arrangement Billy Childs, arranger; and Best Comedy Album The Agoraphobic Cowboy, Rick Moranis.

In 2007: Best Latin Jazz Album Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri - Simpatico (winner) and Best Large jazz Ensemble Album Bob Brookmeyer - Spirit Music.

In 2008: Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album - Maria Schneider “Sky Blue” and Best Instrumental Composition Maria Schneider - “Cerulean Skies." (winner).

The ArtistShare model continues to broaden its reach and applicability in the creative arts, most recently expanding its roster to include authors, photographers, fine artists, and filmmakers.

Brian began his music career at the age nine and continued to pursue music at Clark University in 1983 as a Composition major. After finishing his music degree at the University of Vermont, he spent 15 years as a professional touring musician and composer. In 1997, Brian became fascinated with computer programming and ventured out to start his first Internet business in 1998, an online fundraising portal for non-profit groups. . While the business was not a success, the skills he acquired - desktop and web/database application design and development - led him to programming positions of increasing responsibility, including lead programmer for a Brazilian music website and consulting for BMG, where he built client server applications and consulted on software and database development for bmgmusicsearch.com, their premier music licensing website.

In early 2000 Brian took stock of the industry: his friends were being treated unfairly by record labels, even as the traditional record label model seemed to be losing potency with the advent of digital music sharing. He re-evaluated the industry, the art and the technology and realized that value resided not only in the CD but in the creative process. The next two years were spent building proprietary software and a new methodology for music development; thus ArtistShare was born. It's a relationship-based model, in which fans contribute towards the funding of an artists latest work in exchange for insight into the creative process.

Brian continues to broaden the ArtistShare model with ArtistShare Session Producer Offer. As an ArtistShare Session Producer Participant, music enthusiasts can now play a vital role in the creation of new music by financing a professional recording session with access to the entire experience via streaming video, audio, music downloads and online journal and photo galleries. Additional highlights of this program include: attend the session in person; ArtistShare Session Producer credit on any future releases and on the official Project website; and one of a kind ArtistShare Session CD signed and registered for authenticity

ArtistShare advises the artists with regards to pricing and marketing strategies. The company can also provide an array of services for the professional artist including on-location production teams for the session, manufacturing, publicity services, radio promotion and music publishing administration through ArtistShare Music Publishing.

"Record companies worldwide spend billions of dollars each year trying to get people to buy their products," says Brian. "I started ArtistShare with the vision that the industry is rapidly going to change from a retail to service industry. The only thing you can't download, the only thing an artist can hold on to, is the creative process. That's the product I'm offering."

In addition to his responsibilities as CEO of ArtistShare, for the past 10 years Brian has been a member of the adjunct faculty at the New School for Social Research teaching courses in music and technology.

Fan Funding Examples

An example of the fan funding can be found for the Kate Schutt recording: For $7,500 (limit of one funder)-- executive producer credit on the CD, a limited edition CD autographed and personalized (#1 of only 2,000 such CDs), a private performance for funder and friends, an exclusive song written and performed live in the studio specifically for the participant, VIP access to all Schutt performances for one year and complete access to the entire ArtistShare project experience.

And for $5,000 (limit of one)--gold participant credit listing on the new recording, a limited edition CD autographed and personalized recording( #2-3/2000), original hand written music used at the recording session, avirtual private concert - all songs chosen by funder and performed for funder), VIP seating appearances with public acknowledgement and backstage access if possible Includes all content, services and privileges of the Artist Share Bronze Participant - An individual recording session of one tune, dedicated to the participant, with a video download of the recording session.

On the lower end of the funding, for $19.95--the CD via mail, an inside look at the making of the CD, the opportunity to submit a love story for a chance to have Schutt put it to song and a download for a song; and for $12.95--the CD via mp3 download (192 kbps), an inside look at the making the CD and the opportunity to submit a love story as above.

Why ArtistShare?
The music industry is no longer a retail industry; it's a service industry. Way back in 2000 when I was working as a musician and novice computer programmer, the music industry was just starting to feel the repercussions of the sharing of digital music. The big question then was "how do we prevent the music from being downloaded?" I realized rather quickly that there was absolutely no way to stop the sharing of digital content with any current or future technology. What did this mean to the music industry? The industry as we knew it was over. It was over when the first person shared an MP3 with a friend. On that day, the music industry ceased being a retail industry and became a service industry. Let me explain why:

Every once in a while a technology comes around that causes profound changes in the world as we know it. In business, it is called a "destructive technology." Just like the men who delivered blocks of ice to your home lost their jobs as soon as the first electric refrigerator was sold, the businesses that depend on selling recorded music sadly no longer had a product to sell. It's too easy to obtain it for free. Just as we used to have to purchase ice to keep our food refrigerated, we no longer need to as ice is free, we can make our own or get some from a neighbor.

When I came to this realization back in 2000, the first thing that came to my mind was "how will great music continue to be created?" It was a big concern as music is one of the most important things in the world to me. Once I came to grips with the situation, I started to really think about what the new music industry would look like. What I came up with is ArtistShare. It is a simple yet effective model. Allow the fans to fund the artists' projects in exchange for the privilege of participating in the process.

Six years and four Grammy Awards later, ArtistShare remains a pioneer in the new industry. ArtistShare continues to help the artist to forge strong long-lasting relationships with fans. Most of all, it helps artists to more easily make this transition from the old model to the new.

How do you find the artists on ArtistShare?
Artists generally find us. ArtistShare is definitely something we don't push on the artist. It's a much different way to do business as opposed to the traditional record model and with it comes a host or responsibilities. Artists, who are ready to take control of their careers and develop long lasting relationships with fans, are the ones that we end up working with.

How do the fans who fund the artists find you?
Usually from the artists announcements or from listing on the ArtistShare website.

What is the most expensive form for funding an artist?
It depends on the project. For Maria Schneider's most recent CD Sky Blue, for which the track "Cerulean Skies" won a Grammy as "Best Original Composition" this year, the executive producer credit was $18,000. Now that we have expanded into films with Paul Devlin's science-adventure film BLAST, we are offering a $150,000 executive producer credit. $9.95 is the low end for a download.

If an artist does not reach the required amount of funds for a CD, what happens?
The projects are structured so that the budgets are flexible and can accommodate fluctuations in price. Worst case scenario: we cancel the project and refund the participants' money.

What do the artists get from this unique enterprise?
The artists get 85% of all profits generated, full ownership of all of their work, a very unique business platform on which to cultivate their fan base and most importantly, full artistic freedom. Another phenomenon we're discovering is that the artists, now that there's no wall between them and the fan, are creating the best work of their careers. It's one thing doing a record for a label for whom the artist can blame if it doesn't do well and another thing making a recording for the fans who are behind you 100% and love your work. The quality of the work has been astounding, and the artists have been attesting to this.

What do the fans get?
The fans get to show their appreciation for the artist and get to follow the creative experience from start to finish. For a fan, the process is sometimes even more interesting than the end result. When I talk to fans that have participated at high levels the first thing they usually say is "thank you for allowing me this opportunity." I usually respond with the same. Everyone realizes that it's a great opportunity for everyone involved to experience and be a part of the creation of great art. This year Maria Schneider's ArtistShare executive producer John Koerber lived the ultimate ArtistShare experience as he attended the Grammy awards with Maria and myself as her latest ArtistShare project has received two nominations. Quite an experience for anyone.

In terms of equity for the fan, the ArtistShare model does allow for sharing in the sales revenue of the project, however, we haven't exercised this option yet. The ArtistShare experience is less about making money for the fans and more about a unique once in a lifetime experience for fans to help great music and art continue to be created.

First concert attended
Beatlemania! at Schubert Theatre, Boston, 1974.

First concert worked
Bird School Valentines Day dance, Walpole, Mass., with my band at age 12 in 1977.

First industry job
Composer.

Career highlights
Helping Maria Schneider completely fund her recording through her fan base when people said it could never be done; beating everyone to the punch by creating a new model; and being compared to Ahmet Ertegun in an article in Bloomberg.com in December 2006 about the new music industry.

Career disappointment
None yet. I have learned great lessons from every success and failure.

Greatest challenge
Transforming the traditional music business model from a retail industry into a service industry.

Best business decision
Not taking the first investment opportunity that came along.

Best advice you received
Leverage your resources. If you can hire someone for two hours to have them save you a half-hour of your own time, it's worth it.

Mistake that you've learned from
No matter how hard you try you can't create a formula that will work for everyone. I learned this early on thinking all artists would respond the same way to the ArtistShare system. This was not the case, and I''m constantly modifying our approach to make it as effective as possible for everyone involved.

Most memorable industry experience
Our first fan-funded release, Maria Schneider's Concert in the Garden, winning a Grammy and having it be the first recording in history to win without being available in stores.

What friends would be surprised to learn about you
My friends wouldn't be surprised by anything at this point.

Industry pet peeve
The old music business model mentality.

If I wasn't doing this, I would be...
...writing music.

Industry mentors
Milton Nascimento; Kathleen Clarke-federal judge and Brians' mother; and IP attorney Ted Max.

Brian can be reached at: 212.501.8562 ; e-mail: Brian@artistshare.com

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Gary Lane, CenterLane Attractions 10/14/05
Tom LaPenna, Lucky Man Productions 09/10/04
Camilo Lara, EMI Music Mexico/MIS 08/10/07
Gary Lashinsky, Lipizzaner Tours 05/13/05
Gregg Latterman, Aware Records 12/13/02
Tony Laurenson, Eat to the Beat 02/27/04
Bill Leabody, Leabody Systems 06/10/05
Peter Leak, 24-7 Worldwide Management 03/28/12
Steve Leeds, SR. VP/Promotion/Rock Formats at Virgin Records 07/26/02
Bob Lefsetz, The Lefsetz Letter 11/14/08
Carl Leighton-Pope, Leighton-Pope Organisation 07/05/09
Steve Lemon, Live 4 Live, Inc. 12/06/02
Simma Levine, Disson Furst and Partners 11/10/00
Andy Levine, Sixthman 06/08/07
Rich Levy, Clear Channel Entertainment Properties 06/25/04
Myles Lewis, Denise Rich Songs 12/20/10
Terry Lickona, Austin City Limits 03/14/11
Justine Liddelow, Stage and Screen Travel Services 08/31/11
Larry Lieberman, 4EverWild 03/28/03
Marc Lipkin, Alligator Records 03/05/05
Tommy LiPuma (Part 1), Verve Records 11/08/10
Tommy LiPuma (Part 2), Verve Records 11/15/10
Alexander Ljung, SoundCloud 10/04/10
Andy Lo Russo, The Singing Chef 12/16/05
Phil Lobel, Lobeline Communications 08/13/04
Paul Lohr, New Frontier Touring 01/21/05
Paul Lohr, New Frontier Touring 05/17/10
Julie Lokin, New Audiences 03/23/01
Dave Lory, Artemis Records 03/30/02
Max Loubiere, Tour Director 04/11/12
Mark Lourie, Skyline Music 03/08/02
Dave Lucas, Live-360 04/28/06
Joe Lucchese, EventJoe 02/23/07
Kevin Lyman, 4 fini 03/30/01
Kevin Lyman, Vans Warped Tour 05/23/12
Bubba Mac, 09/14/07
David Macias, Emergent Music Marketing 06/17/05
Kristen Madsen, Grammy Foundation and MusiCares 11/22/10
Larry Magid, Larry Magid Entertainment 05/04/10
Peter Malkin, PM Management 02/07/03
Toby Mamis, Alive Enterprises 02/12/01
Tasea Margeolas, Multi Entertainment 06/23/06
Tony Margherita, dBpm Records 09/06/11
Bob Roux & Mark Campana, Live Nation 12/20/11
Lee Marshall, Magic Arts & Entertainment 09/13/02
Zach Martin, Radio Producer at New York's WAXQ-FM 08/30/02
Mario Martin, Gorgeous PR 04/27/07
Molly Martinez, Ticket Summit 2008 05/23/08
Paul Mascioli, Mascioli Entertainment 01/14/05
Michael Maska, Big Hassle 01/28/05
Ted Mason, Mi-5 Recordings 11/16/01
Steve Masur, Masur & Associates, LLC 11/21/03
Pam Matthews, The Ryman Auditorium 04/08/05
Terry McBride, Nettwerk Music Group 03/01/10
Michael McCarty, ole 06/20/11
Jim McDonald, McDonald Group 12/19/03
Virginia McEnerney, HeadCount 11/26/07
Doc McGhee, McGhee Entertainment 06/14/10
Camilla McGuinn, Tour Manager 08/24/07
Andy McLean, North By Northeast (NXNE) 04/01/05
Dennis McNally, Grateful Dead historian/publicist 09/06/02
Garry McQuinn, Back Row Productions 06/14/11
Ruthann McTyre, The Rita Benton Music Library; and president of the Music Library Association 08/31/10
Dick McVey, Musician's Referral Service 10/27/07
John Meglen, Concerts West/AEG Live 02/21/13
Dan Melnick, Festival Productions, Inc. 02/22/02
André Ménard, Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 06/12/09
Bob Merlis, Merlis For Hire/Memphis International Records 01/16/04
Doug Merrick, Cumberland Talent Agency and Merrick Music Group 07/21/06
Louis Messina, The Messina Group 10/22/04
Louis Messina, The Messina Group/AEG Live 07/17/09
Louis Jay Meyers, North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance 03/30/07
Louis Jay Meyers, Folk Alliance International 01/23/09
Todd Miller, House Of Blues - New Orleans 11/14/03
Jeff Miller, Fantasma Productions 03/16/07
Ben Miller, Rock Ridge Music 11/02/07
J. B. Miller, Empire Entertainment 08/22/08
Richard Mills, S.L. Feldman 11/02/09
Linda Moran, Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) 04/05/09
Jesse Morreale, Nobody In Particular Presents (NIPP) 09/20/02
Chuck Morris, Live Rocky Mountains 09/28/09
Mo Morrison, Independent production 05/24/02
Nick Moss, Blue Bella Records 11/30/07
Jim Musselman, Appleseed Recordings 04/14/06
Marc Nathan, Flagship Records 07/01/05
David Neilon, Rising Star Promotions 11/30/01
Don Neuen, Star Coaches Inc. 10/10/12
Dennis Newhall, DIG Music 10/07/05
John Nittolo, John Nittolo Productions 04/13/07
Ian Noble, Metropolitan Talent 05/23/03
Josh Norek, JN Media, LLC 07/05/02
David Norman, Tour Manager 04/20/07
Mimi Northcott, Canadian Recording Services (CRS) 04/11/08
Bill Nowlin, Rounder Records 01/05/07
John Nugent, NY JAM Inc. 11/08/02
Andy Nulman, Just For Laughs 11/20/13
Sal Nunziato, NYCD 06/01/01
Bob O'Neal, Ryman Auditorium 06/28/02
Andrea Orbeck, Prehab Health and Fitness 03/15/10
Heather Orser, Toad's Place 01/29/01
Janet Oseroff, MultiMediaProperties 11/18/05
Marc Ostrow, Boosey & Hawkes 12/05/08
Riley O’Connor, Live Nation Canada 07/24/09
Jeremy Palmer, Buddy Lee Attractions 11/02/01
John Palmer, Megawave Records 08/31/07
Panos Panay, Sonicbids 12/23/05
Crispin Parry, British Underground 02/24/08
Donald Passman, Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown 04/09/10
Bruce Patron, Overland Entertainment 07/28/06
Alexandra Patsavas, Chop Shop Music 09/27/11
Cheryl Pawelski, Omnivore Entertainment Group 09/26/13
Kerry Peace, Alligator Records 08/18/06
Eric Peltoniemi, Red House Records 12/14/09
Scott Perry, Sperry Media 03/11/05
Lawrence Peryer, Jr., 23 Omnimedia 11/07/08
John Peters, MassConcerts 06/07/11
Holger Petersen, Stony Plain Records 04/15/05
Jon Phillips, Silverback Professional Artist Mgmt/Controlled Substance Sound 08/29/08
Vince Pileggi, Music Inc./Music Inc. Sounds 12/01/06
Eric Pirritt, Endit! Presents / The Fox Theatre 10/17/03
Neil Portnow, The Recording Academy 02/08/11
Louis Posen, Hopeless Records 04/04/11
Stephen Posen, Estate of Glenn Gould 01/23/13
Nadia Prescher, Madison House 06/20/03
Jeff Price, TuneCore 02/28/11
Tom Principato, Powerhouse Records 02/01/08
Roger Probert, Core Records 12/08/06
John "Grinder" Procaccini, JP Squared (JP2) 01/17/03
Mark Pucci, Independent Music Publicist 09/09/05
David Pullman, The Pullman Group 11/03/00
Rod Quinton, Saigon Sound System 04/18/11
Dolphus Ramseur, Ramseur Records 10/19/07
Jack Randall, Ted Kurland Associates 04/05/02
Debra Rathwell, AEG Live 05/03/13
Jeff Ravitz, Visual Terrain 02/08/08
Rich Rees, M.P.I. Talent Agency 09/19/08
John Reese, Freeze Artist Management 08/01/08
Bill Reeves, WRIII, Inc. 10/20/06
Stephen Rehage, Rehage Entertainment 07/30/04
Lisa Reiss, Pearl Productions 08/17/07
Salaam Remi, Composer, producer, musician and label executive. 01/08/14
David Renzer, Universal Music Publishing Group 08/23/09
Alison Richard, Universal Orlando Resort 05/06/05
Kelli Richards, The All Access Group 02/07/12
Gary Richards, HARD Events 08/29/13
Sam Righi, Waterfront Entertainment Group 05/30/03
Jon Rinaldo, Joker Productions 01/02/04
Geary Rindels, Geary Rindels Enterprises, Inc. 12/05/03
Doreen Ringer Ross, BMI 01/18/08
Lisette Rioux, Island Def Jam Music Group 05/16/03
Dave Roberge, Everfine Records & Everfine Artist Management 12/03/04
Sandy Roberton, Worlds End Producer Management 02/20/09
Ty Roberts, Gracenote 01/31/12
Bill Rogers, BRE Presents 07/13/07
Ian Rogers, Topspin Media 06/01/10
Benji Rogers, PledgeMusic 12/19/13
Dave Rose, Deep South Entertainment 09/15/06
Eric Rosen, Ronald S. Bienstock & Associates 05/25/01
Stuart Ross, The Ross Group 02/23/01
David Ross, President IAAM; Director, Show Me Center 09/23/05
Bobby Rossi, Ruth Eckerd Hall 02/28/03
Michael Rothschild, Landslide Records 04/29/05
Robert Rowland, Red Entertainment 06/13/08
Bill Royston, Mt. Hood Jazz Festival 03/07/03
John Rudolph, Bug Music 05/24/10
Elizabeth Rush, E.R.A. / Elizabeth Rush Agency 08/20/04
Aran Rush, Expo and Foro Imperial 02/16/07
Maurice Russell, Harry Fox Agency 10/21/05
Barron Ruth, Skyline Music 02/14/03
Andrea Sabata, Skyline Music 01/07/05
Numa Saisselin, Count Basie Theatre, Inc. 02/04/05
Ron Sakamoto, Gold & Gold Productions 01/16/10
David Salidor, dis Company 07/20/07
Shaw Saltzberg, S. L. Feldman and Associates 06/21/10
Bruce Allen & Sam Feldman, A&F Music 12/19/08
Mark Samuels, Basin Street Records 06/11/04
Tamara Saviano, American Roots Publishing 07/22/05
Michael Scafuto, Mountain High Entertainment 12/07/01
Steve Schankman, Contemporary Productions 12/21/01
Steve Scharf, Carlin America 10/11/02
John Scher, Metropolitan Talent 11/21/08
Al Schmitt, Producer/Engineer 02/13/10
Bobby Schneider, Tour Coordinator, Third Eye Blind 01/31/03
Jake Schneider, Madison House 04/02/14
Steven Schnur, EA Music Group 07/03/13
Elaine Schock, Shock Ink 02/19/10
Stacy Schott, Mad Booking and Events 08/22/03
Daylle Schwartz, Revenge Productions 08/19/05
Dean Sciarra, ItsAboutMusic.com 11/26/04
Jay Sendyk, Sendyk, Leonard & Company, Inc. 05/03/02
Peter Shapiro, Ideal Entertainment 04/16/04
Seth Sheck, Access Pass & Design 01/03/03
Jay Sieleman, The Blues Foundation 07/18/03
Anya Siglin, The Ark 03/05/10
Bill Silva, Bill Silva Entertainment 10/19/10
Tom Silverman, Tommy Boy Entertainment 03/06/12
Steve Simon, Clear Channel Communications 05/14/04
Ralph Simon, Live Earth 07/06/07
Ralph Simon, Mobilium 04/12/11
Michael Simon, The Harry Fox Agency 08/14/13
Ron Simpson, RCS Productions 01/11/08
John Simson, SoundExchange 07/15/05
Dion Singer, Warner Bros. 12/07/09
Gram Slaton, The Community Arts Center 02/25/05
Owen Sloane, Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane 10/11/10
Peter Smidt, Eurosonic Noorderslag & manager Buma Cultuur 07/17/13
Mike Snider, Paradigm Talent Agency Nashville 05/17/11
Andrew Snowhite, Musictoday 05/04/01
Michael Solomon, Brick Wall Management 05/25/07
Mark Sonder, Mark Sonder Productions 07/25/08
Steve Sonnier, UIC Pavilion at the University of Illinois, Chicago 09/03/04
Kathy Spanberger, peermusic 06/20/12
Carolyn Specht, CIE USA Entertainment Inc. and OCESA PRESENTS Inc. 03/26/04
David Spelman, New York Guitar Festival 10/01/04
Jason Spiewak, Rock Ridge Music 04/07/06
Dan Steinberg, Square Peg Concerts 11/29/12
Dan Steinberg, Square Peg Concerts 02/18/05
Jeremy Stephan, Ventures, LLC 04/23/04
Walter Stewart, Mars Talent Agency 02/21/03
Gail Stocker, Gail Stocker Presents 11/12/04
Jon Stoll, Fantasma Productions 10/13/00
Jesse Stoll, AEG 06/27/09
Henry Stone, Henry Stone Music 06/24/05
Jason Stone, Live Nation New York 03/31/06
Howard Stovall, Resource Entertainment Group 05/28/04
Cameron Strang, New West Records 10/18/02
Don Strasburg, AEG Live Rocky Mountains 02/27/09
Barbara Strauss, Sovereign Ventures 05/12/06
Richard Stumpf, Cherry Lane Publishing 08/07/06
Patrick Sullivan, RightsFlow 10/25/11
Bernie Swain & Harry Rhodes, Jr., Washington Speakers Bureau 12/07/00
Dean Swett, Paramour Group 06/14/02
Jake Szufnarowski, Rocks Off 05/02/08
Marc Tanner, Chime Entertainment 12/22/06
Donald Tarlton, The Donald K Donald Group 04/12/02
Tess Taylor, Los Angeles Music Network 08/09/02
Race Taylor, WPLJ - New York 10/27/06
Race Taylor, WPLJ - New York 10/27/06
Chris Taylor, Taylor 03/15/09
Peter Tempkins, DeWitt Stern Group 03/16/01
Peter Tempkins, Momentous Insurance Brokerage 03/27/09
Lisa Tenner, Tenner & Associates (EAT'M) 08/06/01
Jeremy Tepper, Diesel Only Records 10/10/03
Allan Tepper, Bicycle Music Company 09/28/07
Martin Terefe, Kensaltown Studios 05/31/11
Milun Tesovic, MetroLeap Media 10/18/09
Jerry Thompson, Promoter Line Inc. 03/05/04
Jose Tillan, MTV Networks Latin America 12/02/05
Jon Tiven, Hormone Studios 08/05/05
John "J.T." Toomey, 25/8 Management 11/15/11
Livia Tortella, Warner Bros. Records 01/10/12
Phil Tripp, IMMEDIA! 01/19/06
Claudio Trotta, Barley Arts Promotion 11/26/01
Chris Tsakalakis, StubHub 01/11/10
Ben Turner, Graphite Media 05/10/10
Steve Vai, Favored Nations Entertainment 04/26/02
John Valentino, Fantasma Productions 04/18/03
John Valentino, AEG Live SE 11/01/10
Don Van Cleave, Coalition of Independent Music Stores 04/09/04
Casey Verbeck, Partners in Music 06/06/03
David "Boche" Viecelli, The Billions Corporation 04/18/10
Ray Waddell, Billboard Magazine 08/27/04
Rob Waggener, Foundations Recovery Network 03/07/11
Jim Walczak, Racine Civic Centre 06/03/05
Jeff Walker, The AristoMedia Group 08/16/10
Carla Wallace, Big Yellow Dog Music 11/04/05
Russell Wallach, Live Nation Network 03/20/12
Steve Walter, The Cutting Room 10/24/08
Neil Warnock, The Agency Group 05/02/09
Diane Warren, Realsongs 08/14/09
Butch Waugh, RCA Label Group Nashville 01/10/03
Lauren Wayne, The State Theatre 05/09/12
Ken Weinstein, Big Hassle Media 04/22/05
Bruce Weinstein, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts 02/15/08
Larry Weintraub, Fanscape 05/18/01
Pam Weiser, Momentous Insurance Brokerage 10/11/11
Kevin Welk, Welk Music Group 01/24/12
D-J Wendt, Dmand Management 05/09/08
Alison Wenham, Worldwide Independent Network 02/13/09
Bill Werde, Billboard 08/03/11
Joel Whitburn, Record Research 11/13/09
Judd White, Tour Manager/Accountant 02/13/04
Jeff White, In Ticketing 12/16/06
Fenton Williams, 04/04/08
Del Williams, Right Arm Entertainment 04/18/08
Bryan "Birdman" Williams, Cash Money Records 09/13/11
Paul Williams, ASCAP 10/19/11
J.P. Williams, Parallel Entertainment 10/03/12
Kurt Willms, Green Room Productions 09/20/03
Chris Wilson, Heartbeat Records 03/02/07
Tony Wilson, Factory Records/In The City 06/01/07
Tom Windish, The Windish Agency 07/26/10
John Wiseman, XL Touring Video 05/05/06
Thom Wolke, Twincloud.com 02/08/02
Michael Wood, City Lights Entertainment 08/08/08
Nigel Wright, Independant Record Producer 11/07/03
Dusty Wright, CultureCatch.com 07/27/07
Jeremiah “Ice” Younossi, A-List Talent 09/20/09
Ron Zeelens, RAZco Visas 04/20/01
Rick Zeiler, Sidney Frank Importing Company 06/04/04
Danny Zelisko, Live Nation 06/19/09
Hillary Zuckerberg, Brick Wall Management. 07/09/04
Steve Zuckerman, Global Entertainment and Media Summit 03/22/02
Paul Zullo, Muze 01/23/04
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