Thursday 3rd December 2009
Andy Derrick – Sostenuto LLP, – firstname.lastname@example.org
ADJQ – Jazz fusion quartet – www.adjq.co.uk
Steve Rubenstein – performer of 40 years experience, solo performer – email@example.com
Rob Heaton – Routes To Music graduate, starting a freelance music business, HNC in music production, choral singer looking to develop music production business – firstname.lastname@example.org
Ken Banks – Co-owner and director of Major Key Studios, foundation degrees for University of Wolverhampton, studio space, TV and live sound recording/production, talent search ‘Captured’ Fridays at the The Public – performance recorded video and edited sound, 32 channel recording with SSL Desk. Producing a live performance recording for the Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra – email@example.com
David Blakemore – Routes To Music graduate – Winchester University graduate in creative industries – plays guitar, writes music – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dale and Tracy – MASCA – duet performing worldwide covers and original music – acoustic/electric rock – email@example.com
Belle Sorelle – Hannah Smith, Gemma Parr, Patsy Parr, Bella Bennewith – firstname.lastname@example.org
Andy Derrick – Sostenuto LLP runs the Black Country Music Network and chairs the meetings, runs the website http://blackcountrymusicnetwork.wordpress.com
ADJQ – Next gig Fri 11th December, Rush Hour Blues, Symphony Hall Foyer Bar, Broad Street, Birmingham – 5.30pm – www.adjq.co.uk – looking for live bookings of this dynamic and award winning group.
Steve Rubenstein – looking for publishing of original songs –
www.taxi.com was suggested as a way of putting your songs forward for possible inclusion in a variety of products from records, tv programmes, web media and computer games. Discussion on royalties and what to do followed, people referred to http://www.andyderrick.co.uk for some free articles on PRS and PPL and also to www.prsformusic.com
Belle Sorelle – 4 girl band recently appeared in X Factor going through to the boot camp. After a series of high profile local and charity events with Bev Bevan and Robert Plant, they are now looking for songwriters interested in writing for Katy Perry / Pink girl band sound. Contact them at email@example.com or Julie@parrmarketing.co.uk or visit www.bellesorelle.co.uk
Rob Heaton – looking for opportunities, job experience, internships in radio production, live sound production. About to start training as a radio volunteer at WCR in Wolverhampton but keen to know of other studio opportunities available.
Masca – Built a reputation as a function act and originals band all over the world in many settings. Now based again in the UK, they are looking for live music opportunities in the Midlands for their Electric/Acoustic Duo – www.masca.co.uk – firstname.lastname@example.org
The Black Country Music Network is next meeting on the following dates
Thursday 21st January 2010 – 4pm
Thursday 11th February 2010 – 4pm
Thursday 4th March 2010 – 4pm
All meetings take place at Major Key Studios, The Public, West Bromwich
The Black Country Music Network is run by Sostenuto LLP – www.sostenuto.org.uk – an organisation dedicated to supporting and advising the creative industries.
The network is supported by Ken Banks and Phil Savage of Major Key Studios based at The Public who provide us with free meeting space and refreshments.
www.majorkeystudios.com – Visit their website to see more about the services and facilities on offer at their studios, the live music performance opportunities and their work helping to support the music industry in the Black Country – many thanks guys.