Members of LAMN (founded in 1988) and NARIP (founded in 1998), are able to added bound accretion the insight, knowledge, and acquaintance advice they charge for career development and career enhancement.
The success of both organizations extends able-bodied above their names - both LAMN and NARIP accept associates above the country and about the globe. Offices accept opened in Canada, New York, and London, with added cities accepting in line.
Prior to Taylor's development of these affecting organizations, there was no academic article that addressed the educational, networking, or mentoring functions all-important to breeding a new bearing for the music industry. Anniversary of these factors is important, but there is no agnosticism which one Taylor ethics most: "Networking is what this business - all business, absolutely - is about," she states. "If you wish to get ahead, you've got to apperceive people. You can be a ability but abide accepted in obscurity and abjection unless you get out there and let humans apperceive who you are."
LAMN is a able ability for newcomers to the music business, as able-bodied as an admission for acceptance to apprentice added about the industry and how they ability breach into it. LAMN sponsors industry gatherings, workshops and seminars with top admiral from all areas of the music business.
To authorize to become a affiliate of NARIP, you accept to be a able in the almanac industry. "I accomplished that, above organizations like the Recording Industry Affiliation of America (RIAA) which is a lobbying physique that focuses on legislation, there wasn't an alignment that served the needs of those whose careers are absolutely in the almanac industry," Taylor stated.
"The abstraction for the Los Angeles Music Network goes aback to my aboriginal job in the business, with Avalon Attractions, a big concert apostle in Southern California," says Taylor. "Every batten of the music industry caster comes calm to accomplish a concert happen. Here I was, beginning out of college, and I had admission to just about every accessible blazon of able - from radio to columnist to almanac aggregation personnel, from artisan managers to the artists themselves."
Taylor looked about for an affiliation through which she could accommodated the humans she interacted with on the phone. "I was actual afraid not to acquisition annihilation of absolute value, so I started putting calm little meet-and-greets a part of the humans I was ambidextrous with," she says. "At first, there were alone about three or four of us, but it grew. That was the berry that led to my architecture the able relationships I accept today, not to acknowledgment the Job Bank and my commitment list. It's the best in the business."
Some of what LAMN and NARIP do overlaps, and Taylor consistently employs NARIP associates for LAMN panels and added functions, and to coach LAMN members. However, she is agog to accommodate the appropriate affectionate of adventures for anniversary group.
For NARIP members, her access is to yield on a continuing-education role. "We should never stop acquirements and, no amount how abundant acquaintance we may have, there's consistently something abroad or addition point of appearance that we can blot and appreciate," Taylor says.
A classically-trained pianist, Taylor is aswell is an instructor, music business academician and apostle at institutions such as the Harvard Business School, New York University, the Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum, Berklee Academy of Music, University of California Los Angeles (Entertainment Studies & Performing Arts), University of Southern California, Academy of Contemporary Music (Guildford, London), California State University at Chico, Middle Tennessee State University, Music and Entertainment Industry Educator's Affiliation All-embracing Appointment (2000 and 2002), University of Hawaii, California State University at Pomona, the Pepperdine University School of Business and others. A accepted bedfellow apostle and actor in industry conferences internationally, she served as Conference Chair for Musicom4, a music technology appointment (1998), and as keynote apostle for Berklee Academy of Music Summer Conference (2003)
She is a adviser to InsideSessions, a collective adventure amid the Universal Music Accumulation and Penguin Putnam, and sits on abundant all-embracing alms and industry boards of directors. She is a common aptitude adjudicator at US and all-embracing aptitude competitions and has afresh alternate on panels for Universal Aptitude Prague (Czech Republic 2003) and for the Golden Magnolia All-embracing Song Festival (Baton Rouge 2003).
As a biographer and contributor, her analyses accept appeared afresh in Billboard Magazine, Radio & Records, USA Today, Newsweek, Source Magazine, the Chicago Sun Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Daily News, Daily Variety, Musician Magazine, Wired, Lip Service Magazine, Los Angeles Business Journal and wire casework such as Reuters Ltd., and in all-embracing business columnist (Capital Magazine [Spain], Challenges / Le Nouvel Observateur [France]). She has been a featured able on National Public Radio's "Hollywood Wrap," the Fox Account Channel, Samm Brown's "For The Record" on KPFK 90.7-FM, Ira Fistell's allocution radio affairs on KRLA 1110-AM and in added account media.
Tess Taylor can be accomplished at (818) 769-7007 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.