Sammy Stein’s book ‘In Their Own Words’ was supposed to come out half a year before her other work, ‘Gender Disparity in UK Jazz: A Discussion’, but the circumstances said otherwise and the two of them saw the light with only weeks of difference! Get it now on Amazon UK or 8th House Publishing.
A new year usually means new energy and ideas to achieve our goals, but the events of 2020 pose a particularly difficult challenge: the impact that COVID-19 has had on the economy, and how it has compromised the viability of a big portion of the entertainment industry events, make for a rather somber panorama for 2021. This is no reason to give up, of course, but to seek all the resources and help that could boost your work and help you navigate the upcoming months.
The Women in Music Conference, organized by the Musicians’ Union, took place in Manchester on March 28th. It was an enlightening and empowering event where prominent female voices gave us an insight on the nuances of the industry, some keys for success learned from their experience and, mostly, a boost of courage and optimism to face the challenges still present for women in the music industry.