18 episodes
  • Episode 18: Stefanie Taub of AFM & SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund
    May 25 2023

    Join Tom Rizzo and guest, Stefanie Taub, CEO of the AFM & SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund. a 501(c)(6) organization, established by The American Federation of Musicians and Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

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    21 mins
  • Episode 17: What is the CCC?
    May 3 2023

    Join Tom Rizzo with guest, Roxanne Castillo, General Counsel at Film Musician's Secondary Markets Fund and CCC Board of Director Member to discuss the California Copyright Conference (CCC), a professional trade organization for the education of its members in the practical and legal aspects of copyright law and allied music and entertainment industry subjects.

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    20 mins
  • Episode 16: What is New Media with Kim Roberts Hedgpeth
    Mar 10 2023

    Join Tom Rizzo and guest Kim Roberts Hedgpeth, Executive Director, Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund, as they discuss ‘all things new media’ including; what Is new media and how it affects royalty payments, the sources of new media inflow, Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD), Free to the Consumer Advertising Advertiser Supported Services (AVOD), why the contract is the gold standard, and the importance of naming a beneficiary.

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    44 mins
  • Episode 15: Understanding Estate Planning, Trusts and Wills with Brittany Britton
    Jan 27 2023

    We are delighted to have our very first guest, Brittany Britton, Esq. return to discuss more about estate planning, trusts and wills. Brittany will give an update from our first podcast to provide insight on how the pandemic has affected estate planning and what freelancers need to know.

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  • Episode 14: The Origin of Origin Records
    Apr 28 2022
    Featuring John Bishop of Origin Records For more information about Plectrum Advisers: https://www.plectrumadvisers.com/ Let's Talk Podcast: https://plectrumadvisers.com/lets-talk-podcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/plectrumadvisers Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/plectrum-advisers-llc/about/ For more information about Origin Records and John Bishop please visit www.originarts.com As a drummer, educator, record label owner, graphic designer, publisher, and festival presenter, John Bishop has been one of the primary voices in Northwest Jazz for 40 years. He has performed in concerts and clubs with Bobby McFerrin, Lee Konitz, Slide Hampton, Benny Golson, Jessica Williams, Kenny Werner, Bobby Hutcherson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Julian Priester, Ernestine Anderson, Joanne Brackeen, Sonny Fortune, and countless others. He's appeared on more than 100 albums, was inducted into the Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame in 2008, and was named a "Jazz Hero" by the Jazz Journalists Association in 2019. Bishop has been a member of New York pianist Hal Galper's Trio for the last 15 years. They have released 7 albums and regularly tour & conduct workshops around the U.S., Canada and Europe. Other ongoing projects include the 20-year old cooperative group SCENES with John Stowell & Jeff Johnson; and the Chad McCullough / Bram Weijters Quartet, a Belgian/American project with 4 recordings and multiple European tours since 2009. In 1997, Bishop started Origin Records (named Jazzweek’s 2009 “Label Of The Year”) and OriginArts, a graphic design & CD production company, to help further the exposure of creative artists and their music. In partnership with his ex-drum student, Matt Jorgensen, they have released over 700 recordings by 360 artists from around the world. In 2002 they added another jazz label, OA2 Records, a classical imprint, Origin Classical in 2008, and in 2003 began Seattle’s annual Ballard Jazz Festival. Bishop has designed 750 CD packages and multiple book covers, banners, posters, and other graphics for clients around the globe.
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    47 mins
  • Episode 13: What's New at FMSMF
    Mar 22 2022
    Featuring Kim Roberts Hedgpeth of the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund
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    46 mins
  • Let's Talk Taxes w/ Amy Northard
    Dec 14 2021

    Join us as we talk to Amy Northard about her firm, Accountants for Creatives and her experience with advising freelancers.

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    48 mins
  • Episode 11: Jazz Education and Mentoring
    Aug 2 2021

    Join us as we talk to Melissa Walker about her leadership in Jazz House Kids as well as the Montclair Jazz Festival!

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    48 mins
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