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Listen to innovators, change agents, entrepreneurs, creators, and researchers who all are making big leaps, nudging change, creating differently, or watching what is happening from a unique POV.  Dr. Gigi Johnson from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music explores with our guests how tech is transforming how we create, collaborate, and create communities around music in a connected age -- in our home towns and in communities across the globe.

Feb 18, 2019

Mike Casey mixes jazz sax with marketing savvy.   He shares in this podcast how he uses digital tech and music . . . and understanding his audiences . . . to spread the word on his music as an independent artist.  Enjoy this discussion with Mike about how he has questioned everything about creating jazz in this modern, streaming world.

Guest: Mike Casey, Jazz Saxophonist and Digital Manager/Marketer

An award-winning, songwriter, saxophonist, and teaching artist with over 2 million streams worldwide (without a record label or team), Mike is bringing the joy of “jazz” across genre lines to a diverse audience around the world. Mike has performed with artists as diverse as DJ Logic, Nat Reeves, Benito Gonzalez, Brandee Younger, Zaccai Curtis, Tarus Mateen, Duane Eubanks, Justin Faulkner, and Marc Cary, through his project “The Harlem Sessions”. Through his apprenticeship with Marc Cary, he has performed at the NYC Winter Jazz Fest, Lincoln Center, NYC SummerStage, Ginny’s Supper Club, and Cape May’s Exit Zero Jazz Festival.