New Orleans - Sync Up: Clearing Samples for Your Record and Other Copyright Issues


Jan 31 2018 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm CST

Clearing Samples for Your Record and Other Copyright Infringement Issues

How to do it. Should you do it? What if somebody samples you? Are you the next Lana Del Rey fighting over authorship of your song?


  • Tim Kappel, entertainment attorney (Big Freedia, Tank and the Bangas, P.J. Morton, Dee-1 and many more) and Loyola University music business professor
  • Deborah Evans, Della Music Publishing

The Sync Up workshops will take place on Wednesday evenings, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center. Admission is free, but seating is limited and advance registration is requested. To register now, please see here.

About Sync Up:

For the past 10 years the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation has presented the Sync Up conference – a business development initiative for the music industry – during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. Now the Foundation is making the conference a year-round program, with a series of monthly presentations on topics of interest to independent artists. The Sync Up conference is produced and presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the nonprofit that owns Jazz Fest. Co-sponsors include: Louisiana Entertainment, Recording Academy Memphis Chapter, WWOZ and Toledano Entertainment and Arts Law.


George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center
1205 N. Rampart St.
New Orleans  Louisiana  70116
United States

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