[JPL] I AM LOOKING FOR A RECORD LABEL(WITH SOME VISION) THANK YOU ANY IDEAS?

Bob Harrigan rharrigan at tampabay.rr.com
Wed Aug 4 16:51:11 EDT 2010


BOB HARRIGAN ( JAZZ FESTIVALS/FLORIDA)

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From: "Lloyd Townsend, Jr." <jazz at imaginaryrecords.com>
Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2010 4:06 PM
To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Subject: Re: [JPL] Thank You

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> Laurie:
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> This happens to all of us.  Unfortunately, for whatever reason, too
> many people fortunate enough to receive promo copies do not keep them
> -- they give them away, either to friends or to winners of on-air
> "contests" (acceptable), donate them to charity (acceptable), or sell
> them online (acceptable, to an extent, if the money goes to a charity
> or to support jazz radio; NOT acceptable if the money goes into
> personal pockets).
>
> Unfortunately, the quick turnover to markets really hurts independent
> artists and smaller labels.  For example, over the several years I've
> had my label's titles listed on Amazon -- 7 different jazz titles by
> three different groups -- I have sold a grand total of ONE COPY of
> one of these titles through Amazon.
>
> And this is the main reason it's usually two to four years between
> releases on my label.
>
> Hope your release does well,
>
> Lloyd Townsend
> Prop., Imaginary Records
> jazz at imaginaryrecords.com
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> On Aug 1, 2010, at 1:10 AM, Laurie Antonioli wrote:
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>>   Shortly after I sent
>> out the cd's they were showing up on Amazon and eBay...at the very
>> same time
>> I was releasing the CD -  imagine my dismay!  This is my first
>> independent
>> release so I have not been around this block.
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