NAMM CEO Joe Lamond hosts a panel of industry professionals with a 3:30 p.m. performance by Billboard’s Breakout Band at SXSW 2015, The Accidentals, who Jonathan Frahm at Yahoo Voices describes as “One of the most ground-breaking musical experiences one might just have in a lifetime!” The band will perform their unique blend of folk, jazz, bluegrass, classical and alternative music. The roundtable discussion will feature stories, information and perspectives about what it takes to pursue and succeed in a career in music. This event is dedicated to SUNY Potsdam alumnus and long-time music industry icon Sandy Feldstein. Moderator: Joe Lamond, CEO, NAMM; Panelists: Jay Blumenthal, International Secretary-Treasurer, American Federation of Musicians (AFM); Joe Testa, Director of Artist Relations, Vic Firth; Michael Doyle, Senior Vice President of Guitar Merchandising, Guitar Center, Inc.; Katie Larson and Savannah Buist of The Accidentals. Presented by The NAMM Foundation.
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