30th Cutting Edge CE Conferences and Events 30th Cutting Edge CE Conferences and Events

Cutting Edge Program Guide

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Thursday, July 7, 2022

- CDT
- CDT
Music Business
New Production Tips, Tricks, & Secrets
Dale Penner
Dale Penner Paradise Alley Productions, Engineer, Producer, Owner
Danny Jones
Danny Jones Danny Jones Production, Engineer, Producer, Owner
Barry Coffing
Barry Coffing Music Supervisor, Owner
PD
Paul Diaz TreeSound Studios, Owner
- CDT
- CDT
Entertainment Law Seminar
Litigation: Latest Entertainment Cases [Legal/ CLE 1.0 cr. hr.]
BC
Brian Caplan, Esq. Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt, LLP
Stan Soocher, Esq.
Stan Soocher, Esq. Emeritus, college of Arts & Media, University of Colorado Denver, Entertainment Law & finance, Professor
- CDT
- CDT
Music Business
The A&R Process in the Digital Age, Part I: How to get discovered and stay relevant
Zach Lund
Zach Lund Universal Music Publishing, A&R
LP
Lou Plaia Sentric Music, A&R
Sam "FISH" Fisher
Sam "FISH" Fisher Artist Development, Artist Counseling, Brand Design, Promotions
Rico Brooks
Rico Brooks Adella Thomas Management, Owner
Cathy Hendrix
Cathy Hendrix SodaRock Music, Manager, Website Developer
- CDT
Music Business
Performance Review – Why artists fail on Stage
Linda Septien
Linda Septien Septien Entertainment Group, #1 Artist Developer 
KB
Kerry Brown Gretna Fest, Talent Buyer
Henry Turner, Jr
Henry Turner, Jr  Musician, Festival Producer, TV Host
John Tovar
John Tovar Manager
- CDT
- CDT
Entertainment Law Seminar
Digital Assets Creation and License [Legal/ CLE 1.25 cr. hr.]
Suzette Toledano, Esq.
Suzette Toledano, Esq. Toledano Entertainment & Arts Law
Gregg R. Zegarelli, Esq.
Gregg R. Zegarelli, Esq. Zegarelli Technology & Entrepreneurial Ventures Law Firm
Bradley J. Mullins, Esq.
Bradley J. Mullins, Esq. Mitchell Siberberg & Knupp, LLP
- CDT
Music Business NewWorks Artist Showcase
Tech Demonstration
Diego Pinzon
Diego Pinzon DAWn Audio, CEO & Co-Founder
Al “Butter” McLean
Al “Butter” McLean Empire Distribution and Publishing // Song Splits, Senior Vice President/Head of Worldwide Creative // Founder & CEO
- CDT

Friday, July 8, 2022

- CDT
Music Business
Visions of the Future of the Music Business
Dale Penner
Dale Penner Paradise Alley Productions, Engineer, Producer, Owner
Danny Jones
Danny Jones Danny Jones Production, Engineer, Producer, Owner
Barry Coffing
Barry Coffing Music Supervisor, Owner
Maximiliano de la Fuente
Maximiliano de la Fuente GrooveList, Owner
- CDT
Music Business
Keynote Speaker Conversation – Al “Butter” McLean
EC
Eric L. Cager Cutting Edge CE Conference, Director, Founder
Al “Butter” McLean
Al “Butter” McLean Empire Distribution and Publishing // Song Splits, Senior Vice President/Head of Worldwide Creative // Founder & CEO
- CDT
Music Business
You're in the studio finishing your new album: What should your Record Label, Manager, and Marketing Team do to get ready for your release.
Derrick D. Thomas-McKinney
Derrick D. Thomas-McKinney L.O.U.D., Founder & CEO
JA
John Autin Rabadash Records, Owner
Hunter Scott
Hunter Scott TREND, Publicist, Owner
Cathy Hendrix
Cathy Hendrix SodaRock Music, Manager, Website Developer
DV
David Villalta Louisiana Red Hot Records, Engineer, Label Manager
- CDT
Music Business
AFM SAG-AFTRA Presentation – Collecting your Money Globally
AH
Alana Harris Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy, Deputy Director of Arts and Culture
CS
Cynthia Sanchez AFM SAG-AFTRA, Associate Director, International,
- CDT
Entertainment Law Seminar Music Business
Developing Writers and Artists in Today’s Market [Legal/CLE 1.0 cr. hrs.]
Richard Perna
Richard Perna Evergreen Publishing, Founder
Bob Doyle
Bob Doyle Major Bob/Rio Bravo Music, Owner and President
Jeff Brabec, Esq.
Jeff Brabec, Esq. The MLC, Senior Vice President Legal and Business Affairs, Board member
- CDT
Music Business
Monetizing Your Music and Make Money without the Middlemen
Linda Septien
Linda Septien Septien Entertainment Group, #1 Artist Developer 
John Martinez
John Martinez Septien Entertainment Group, Director of Innovation
- CDT
Music Business
The A&R Process in the Digital Age, Part II: 5-Things you should do to attract A&R attention
Zach Lund
Zach Lund Universal Music Publishing, A&R
LP
Lou Plaia Sentric Music, A&R
Cathy Hendrix
Cathy Hendrix SodaRock Music, Manager, Website Developer
Hunter Scott
Hunter Scott TREND, Publicist, Owner
Al “Butter” McLean
Al “Butter” McLean Empire Distribution and Publishing // Song Splits, Senior Vice President/Head of Worldwide Creative // Founder & CEO
- CDT
Entertainment Law Seminar
What’s New in Synch Licensing: A lot! [Legal/ CLE 1.25 cr. hr.]
Todd Brabec Esq.
Todd Brabec Esq. USC, Adjunct Professor
Jeff Brabec, Esq.
Jeff Brabec, Esq. The MLC, Senior Vice President Legal and Business Affairs, Board member
SE
Stephen J. Easley, Esq. Law Office of Stephen J. Easley, Esq.

Saturday, July 9, 2022

- CDT
Music Business
Educators Panel
PC
Peter Cho Delgado Community College, Executive Dean
SK
Shafin Khan University of New Orleans Foundation
- CDT
Music Business
Managers, Publicists, Booking Agents, Talent Buyers, Venue Operators on their role in the music ecosystem
MG
Marcia Groff Publicist, Entertainment Enterprises
Deanna Bernard
Deanna Bernard Booking Agent, Producer
John Tovar
John Tovar Manager
Kristen Long
Kristen Long Royal Caribbean Entertainment, Casting Consultant, and Vocal Director
- CDT
Entertainment Law Seminar
Today’s World of Buying and Selling Copyrights: What’s Changed? [Legal/CLE 1.5 cr. hr.]
Jeff Brabec, Esq.
Jeff Brabec, Esq. The MLC, Senior Vice President Legal and Business Affairs, Board member
Todd Brabec Esq.
Todd Brabec Esq. USC, Adjunct Professor
Richard Perna
Richard Perna Evergreen Publishing, Founder
- CDT


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