Jazz Industry Summit Draft

Stonnington Jazz is firmly established as an important event on the national jazz calendar.

Welcome to the inaugural Jazz Industry Summit.  Join us for a day of panel discussions, keynote speakers and performance workshops. Network with industry professionals, media, musicians and fellow jazz lovers.

Jazz Industry Ambassador – Stonnington Jazz is thrilled to welcome our international guest, Don Lucoff.


Artistic Director of Portland Jazz Festival, USA and President of DL Media, Don has over thirty years international music business experience.

The former National Director of Publicity for MCA Records he worked with artists such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, BB.King, Bill Evans and Mel Torme before establishing his own company DL Media in 1989.

Representing heavyweight jazz labels including Blue Note, Impulse! and Verve, Don has worked with artists including Chick Corea, Christian McBride, Max Roach, Freddie Hubbard, Grover Washington Jr., Abbey Lincoln, Terri Lyne Carrington, Kamasi Washington and more.

Don is involved with festivals around the world including: Jazz Aspen Snowmass (Colorado), Barcelona International Jazz festival (Spain), Panama Jazz Festival (Panama), Detroit Jazz Festival (Michigan), Bell Atlantic Jazz Festivals (NY, Boston, Phila. and Washington D.C.), Jazz UV (Xalapa, Mexico), Vancouver International Jazz Festival (B.C.), Akbank Jazz Festival (Istanbul), Jazz Marciac (France), Tuscia in Jazz (Italy) and Festival d’ Ete’ de Quebec (Canada).

Lucoff has served on the National Advisory Board of The Jazz Foundation of America, as well as the Communications Committee chair on the JAI (Jazz Alliance International) board. Additionally, he is an honorary member of the JJA (Jazz Journalists Association).


Jazz Industry Summit
Saturday 12 May
Included Events:

Panels > Find out more 

Performance Workshops > Find out more 

Music Victoria Roundtable > Find out more 

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