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December 02, 2003

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El Set de Fin de Año de los Sonidos Acústicos en 2002

The Last Set of the Latin Acoustic Series in 2002

La oficina de Miami celebró su último evento de la Serie de Los Sonidos Acústicos el pasado 12 de diciembre destacando cantautores socios de ASCAP de todas partes de los Estados Unidos. La noche empezó con Hazel, una cantautora Peruana-Americana de San Francisco, CA cuyos vocales provocativos y sonidos acústicos en español e inglés captivaron a la audiencia; el carismático Juan Gabriel Turbay de Colombia presentó sus temas editados por Santander Songs que fueron grabados en los discos con Los Fabulosos Cadillacs y su disco como solista con Universal. El estará colaborando con Café Tacuba en su próximo disco; Marc Millan, de descendencia puertorriqueña de Rhode Island impresionó a todos con sus vocales poderosos cantando baladas románticas y temas movidos de pop; Jose Negroni de Negroni's Trio, un grupo de Latin Pop Jazz, presentó su conjunto de músicos con ritmos tropicales y finos que tenían los que asistieron moviéndose en sus sillas. Pictured above (l-r) are ASCAP's Karl Avanzini, Hazel, Marc Millan and ASCAP's Vanessa Rodriguez. Below, is Negroni's Trio playing at the set.

The Miami office celebrated its last event of the Latin Acoustic Series on December 12th, 2002 in Miami where singer/songwriter members of ASCAP from various parts of the U.S. participated. The evening began with Hazel, a Peruvian-American songwriter from San Francisco, California whose provocative vocals and acoustic sounds in Spanish and English captivated the audience. Juan Gabriel Turbay of Colombia followed with his charismatic presentation of songs published by Santander Songs that were recorded on the last album by the Fabulosos Cadillacs as well as his soloist album out on Universal. He will be collaborating with Café Tacuba in his next album. Marc Millan took the stage afterward singing his heart out on romantic ballads and upbeat tropical songs. Jose Negroni of Negroni's Trio, a Latin Pop Jazz group, performed tropical Latin rhythms that had the audience dancing in their chairs. Pictured at the top (l-r) are ASCAP's Karl Avanzini, Hazel, Marc Millan and ASCAP's Vanessa Rodriguez. Below is Negroni's Trio playing at the set.

Avanzini/Hazel/Millan/Rodriguez

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Trio



Brady/Lioutikoff/LernerEl Primer Cantautor Latino en Sundance Music Café

El Departamento Latino de ASCAP participó en el festival de cine Sundance, llevando al compositor y artista Alejandro Lerner a tocar en el ASCAP/Sundance Music Café. El evento fue muy exitoso y el lugar estuvo lleno durante sus dos conciertos donde el actuó.

The First Latin Writer in the Sundance Music Café

ASCAP's Latin Department participated this year at the Sundance film festival, inviting songwriter/ artist Alejandro Lerner to perform two shows at the ASCAP's Sundance Music Cafe. The event was very successful and the club was full during both of Lerner's shows.



ASCAP Conduce su Primer Seminario para Editoras

El 11 de marzo, ASCAP condujo su primer seminario para editoras socios de ASCAP en Miami. ASCAP's Lynn Lummel, la Vice Presidente de Repertorio y Distribucion y Andrew Rodriguez, Gerente de Repertorio vinieron desde las oficinas de Nueva York para explicar como se registran temas y catálogos en ASCAP. ASCAP se ha actualizado en los distintos procesos electronicos y en el internet para que nuestros socios puedan registrar sus temas y catálogos eficientemente.

El seminario fue exitoso e informativo para nuestras editoras del repertorio Latino. De las editoras que asistieron fueron Sony / ATV Discos Music Publishing, Universal Latina, Inc., BMG Songs, EMI Publishing, Peer Music, Estefan Music Publishing, J&N Music Publishing, Nota Publishing, Lideres Latin Publishing, Santander Songs, Caliente Entertainment, Arc Music Group and PHAM Ediciones.

ASCAP Conducts its First Seminar for Publishers

On March 11th, ASCAP conducted its first seminar in Miami for its Latin publisher members. ASCAP's Lynne Lummel, VP of Repertory & Distribution and Andrew Rodriguez, Manager of Repertory at the Society's New York headquarters conducted a comprehensive seminar that explained the registration process. ASCAP has been at the forefront of the e-business trend and introduced to its publisher members the options to register its works electronically on the Common Works Database (CWR) as well as online via the ASCAP Latin Department's website, www.ascaplatino.com. This ensures that registrations are processed in a more timely fashion than the manual processes of the past.

The seminar was a huge success and facilitated closer working relationships with its publisher members of the Latin repertory. Of those publishers that attended were Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing, Universal Latina, Inc., BMG Songs, EMI Publishing, Peer Music, Estefan Music Publishing, J&N Music Publishing, Nota Publishing, Lideres Latin Publishing, Santander Songs, Caliente Entertainment, Arc Music Group and PHAM Ediciones.



Santiago/Lopez/Mai

Ana Rosa Santiago, ASCAP Puerto Rico, Edgar López compositor, Elke Mai cantante.

Los Negros

Los Negros

Mendez/Santiago/Rodriguez

Kinito Mendez with Ana Rosa Santiago & Jorge Rodriguez of ASCAP

ASCAP Visita a La República Dominicana

Durante la semana del 21 al 24 de enero, el departamento latino de ASCAP, visitó la República Dominicana para juntarse con los socios dominicanos. Allí nos reunimos con Kinito Méndez, Rando Camsta, Edgar López, tuvimos la oportunidad de conocer un talento nuevo firmado por Universal, el bachatero "Danielito" También pudier- on compartir con un grupo nuevo que se lanzará al mercado pronto con el nombre de "Los Negros". Próximamente ASCAP estará visitando la República para hacer un set acústico donde los compositores dominicanos podrán destacar su talento.

ASCAP Visits its Members in the Dominican Republic

During the week of January 21st, Ana Rosa Santiago and Jorge Rodriguez of ASCAP's Latin department visited the Dominican Republic in order to meet with the members in this territory. Meetings were held with members including Kinito Mendez, Rando Camsta, Edgar Lopez as well as the new group signed by Universal, Danielito, a bachata artist. They also met with Los Negros, a new group that will be releasing their album this year. In the near future, the Latin department will return to the Dominican Republic to do an acoustic event where the Dominican writers will be performing their songs.