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How We Get to Fair Value for Music in the Digital Ecosystem

Songwriters Association of Canada

Friday, 10 March 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)

How We Get to Fair Value for Music in the Digital Ecosy...

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You are invited to join the live stream S.A.C. Presentation of Fair Trade Music

How We Get to Fair Value for Music in the Digital Ecosystem
Guest presenter Eddie Schwartz
Friday March 10th, 1:00-2:00pm EST
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Free to all S.A.C. members and songwriters

Join S.A.C. President Emeritus and Fair Trade Music Chair, Eddie Schwartz for an original presentation on fair and equitable remuneration for music creators, as well as all rights holders in the music value chain.

Eddie will explain how the Fair Trade Music initiative promotes a sustainable and transparent music value chain by informing consumers and creators who pays and who plays fair.

Eddie Schwartz:

Eddie Schwartz is best known for writing such classic hit songs as "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" recorded by Pat Benatar, "Don't Shed A Tear" by Paul Carrack, and "The Doctor" by the Doobie Brothers, as well as some two hundred songs recorded and performed by artists such as Joe Cocker, Carly Simon, Peter Frampton, Robert Palmer, America, Jeffrey Osborne, Donna Summer, Rita Coolidge, Lawrence Gowan, Rascal Flatts and Mountain – among others.

As a record producer, he has enjoyed success with numerous projects, including the Doobie Brothers' "Cycles" album, Paul Carrack's "Groove Approved", Rita Coolidge’s “Fire Me Back”, as well as a his own recordings as an artist. His worldwide physical sales are currently well in excess of 65 million units.

With roots in both the US and Canada, Eddie has won numerous music industry awards including multiple JUNO, BMI, and SOCAN awards, and PROCAN's prestigious Harold Moon award.

In addition, Eddie has served as President of the Songwriters Association of Canada, and is currently Co-Chair of Music Creators North America, Chair of Fair Trade Music International, and Vice President of CIAM, CISAC’s music creator arm based in Paris. Eddie was elected to six consecutive terms on the SOCAN board and Executive Committee before moving to Nashville in 1997, where he graduated from the renown Leadership Music program in 2000 and currently resides.

In late 2012 Eddie was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.

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