[JPL] Jazz Speakers or Army
tomthejazzman at earthlink.net
Mon Mar 5 14:20:29 EST 2007
Mu point is not to exclude anyone. We should act locally while thinking
On the notion of spokespersons I certainly would love for Linda Yohn, Blaze
Lantana or BH Hudson to be in the mix if the opportunity every availed
itself to us.
> [Original Message]
> From: <EdBride at aol.com>
> To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
> Date: 3/5/2007 2:04:46 PM
> Subject: Re: [JPL] Jazz Speakers or Army
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> In a message dated 3/5/2007 1:14:17 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> tomthejazzman at earthlink.net writes:
> <<..I would love for the JW weekly Top Fifty list to get featured in USA
> Today or when they have something they want to cover on Jazz that they
> JazzWeek for their informed opinion..>>
> A worthy objective, but regarding the Top-50, you have to ask yourself:
> would USA Today devote regular space to sales numbers for such a small
> market? What does Jazz garner: 5% of album sales, if you count the
> indies? Even a Jazz advocate has to answer to the boss, who worries about
> of the real estate.
> Regular communication with NPR, which likes to use media as their
> and national publications like USA Today, is another matter, and is
> that should be pursued, maybe in Ed's spare time...
> other Ed
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