ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO 2008

ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO 2008 The Music Creator Conference

April 10-12th 2008 in Las Angeles, CA  at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel

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Panelist for the 2008 expo include:

The ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO will include over 250 panelists and performers. Many more panelists to be announced leading up to the conference.

Walt Aldridge
Singer, Songwriter, Producer – “I Loved Her First,” “No Getting Over Me,” “I Am A Simple Man”

Songwriter, Composer – Troubled Times, Soul Variations Film: Man Maid

Glen Ballard
Songwriter, Producer – Jagged Little Pill, “Man in the Mirror” Film: “Ordinary Miracle” (from Charlotte’s Web), “Believe” (from Polar Express)

Dave Bassett
Songwriter, Producer, Artist – “Shinedown,” “Best Days,” “Sparta,” “Machine”

Eric Beall
Director, A&R – Shapiro Bernstein & Co., Inc.

Richard Bellis
Composer – One Special Night, Stephen King’s IT, Above and Beyond
Author – The Emerging Film Composer

Danny Benair
Owner – Natural Energy Lab

Lonny Bereal
Songwriter, Singer – “Please Don’t Go,” “Wanna Be,” “Flashback”

Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman
Academy & Grammy Award winning lyricists – “The Windmills of Your Mind,” “The Way We Were,” “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,” Film: Yentl

Jeff Bierderman, Esq.
Partner, Entertainment Lawyer – Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP.

Jonatha Brooke
Songwriter, Performer – “Linger,” “Because I Told You So,” “So Much Mine” Film: “I’ll Try,” (from Return to Neverland)

Darius Brooks
Songwriter, Gospel Singer – “Your Will,” “My Mind’s Made Up,” “For the Good of Them,” “Safe In His Arms”

Jackson Browne
Songwriter, Artist – “Running on Empty,” “Doctor My Eyes,” “The Pretender,” “Take it Easy”

Bun B
Songwriter, Performer – “Get Throwed,” “Sister,” “Gimme That,” “Big Pimpin”

Don Cannon
DJ, Producer – “Go Crazy”

Mary Chapin Carpenter
Songwriter, Performer – “Shut Up And Kiss Me,” “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her,” “I Feel Lucky,” Stones In The Road

Songwriter, Performer – The Ultimate Victory, “Ridin’,” “Turn It Up”

Desmond Child
Songwriter, Producer – “Dude (Looks Like a Lady),” “Invisible,” “Livin’ La Vida Loca”

Matthew “Cornbread” Compton
Songwriter, Artist – Bands: Cursive, Glos, Engine Down

Jay L. Cooper, Esq.
Attorney – Greenberg Traurig

Julio Reyes Copello
Producer, Pianist, Composer – “Que Hiciste,” “Ahora Quién,” “Toma de Mi,” “Y Todo Queda en Nada”

Anthony Davis
Composer – Opera: X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, Tania, Amistad

Jackie DeShannon
Songwriter, Artist – “Put A Little Love In Your Heart,” “Bette Davis Eyes,” “When You Walk In The Room,” “He’s The Great Imposter”

DJ BattleCat
Songwriter, Producer, Performer – “LAX,” “We Can Freak It,” “Baby Boy,” “Domino”

DJ Bobcat
Producer – “Mama Said Knock You Out,” “I Need Love,” “Promise,” “Bird in the Hand”

DJ Jazzy Jeff
Producer – “Parents Just Don’t Understand,” “Ring My Bell,” “Exclusively”

DJ Pooh
Producer, Artist – All Eyez on Me, Bigger and Deffer, Tha Doggfather
Screenwriter, Actor – Friday

Michael Eames
President – PEN Music Group, Inc.

Jeremy Fabinyi
Managing Director, Mechanicals – MCPS-PRS Alliance

Michelle Featherstone
Songwriter, Singer – TV: “We Are Man and Wife” Film: “Bully”

Producer, Songwriter – “Where I’m From,” “Yes,” “U Already Know,” “Dear Ben”

Toby Gad
Songwriter, Composer, Producer – “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Drop It On Me,” “Rockstar,” “One in a Million”

Pete Ganbarg
President – Pure Tone Music

Joshua Glazer
Editor, Content Director – URB Magazine/

Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald
Songwriter, Producer – “Girlfriend,” “Since U Been Gone,” “Behind These Hazel Eyes,” “Keep Holding On”

Natalie Grant
Songwriter, Artist – “Held,” Awaken

Amaury Gutiérrez
Songwriter, Producer – “Nada Es Para Siempre,” “Yo Se Que Es Mentira,” “Perdoname Todo,” “Dime Corazon”

Damita Haddon
Gospel Singer, Songwriter, Producer – “It All Belongs To You” TV: 85 South Gospel Street Show

Bernie Herms
Producer, Songwriter – “Praise You In This Storm,” Awaken

Keri Hilson
Songwriter, Performer – “The Way I Are,” “Afterlove,” “Take Me As I Am,” “Wait A Minute”

Mike Himelstein
Songwriter, Composer – Film: Blades of Glory, Shrek, TV: The Sopranos

Daron Hollowell
Co-Founder, Executive Producer – Black Iris Music

Bill Holman
Composer, Arranger, Saxophonist – Unforgettable, “A View From The Side”

Wayland Holyfield
Songwriter – “Could I Have This Dance,” “You’re My Best Friend”

Jamie Houston
Songwriter, Composer, Producer – Film: High School Musical 2, TV: Hannah Montana

Michael Howe
VP, A&R and Licensing – Downtown Records

Mark Hudson
Songwriter, Producer – “Livin’ on the Edge,” “Chico Time,” Ringo Rama, Vertical Man

Ed Hunt
SVP, Publisher Services & Distributions – The Harry Fox Agency, Inc.

Molly Kaye
A&R – Warner Brothers Records

James Kendrick
President – Schott Music Corporation/European American Music Corporation

John King (Dust Brothers)
Producer, Songwriter – “Hey Ladies,” “Where It’s At,” “Wild Thing” Film: Fight Club

Steve Kipner
Songwriter, Producer – “These Words,” “Physical,” “Genie in a Bottle,” “Hard Habit to Break”

Michael Korie
Lyricist, Librettist – Broadway: Grey Gardens Opera: Harvey Milk, The Grapes of Wrath

Leeds Levy
President – Leeds Music

Johnny Mandel
Composer, Arranger, Producer – “The Shadow of Your Smile,” “Emily” TV Theme: M*A*S*H

Jodi Marr
Songwriter, Producer – “Grace Kelly,” “My Interpretation,” Soy

Mateo Messina
Composer – Film: Juno, Bumper, Thank You For Smoking TV: The Office

Midi Mafia (Bruce Waynne & Dirty Swift)
Producers, Songwriters – “When I See You,” “21 Questions,” “Hold It, Don’t Drop It”

Martha Mooke
Electro-Acoustic Violinist, Composer – Circa 5 for String Quartet and Piano, Quantum for electro-acoustic String Quartet, Virtual Corridors, Negatives of an Inhibition

Trevor Morris
Composer – TV: The Tudors, Justice, Moonlight Film: The Hills Have Eyes 2

Producer, Songwriter – “It’s Goin’ Down,” “Stop Playin Games,” “Dem Boyz” Film: Biker Boyz

Erika Nuri
Songwriter – “When I See You,” “Fatal”

Frank J. Oteri
Editor –, American Music Center
Composer – Machunas, Fair and Balanced?, Imagined Overtures

Atli Örvarsson
Composer – Film: Vantage Point, Babylon A.D.

David Paich (Toto)
Songwriter, Composer, Producer – “Africa,” “Rosanna,” “Got to be Real” Film: Dune
President – Hudmar Inc.

Stephen Paulus
Composer – Sea Portaits Opera: The Postman Always Rings Twice

Linda Perry
Songwriter, Producer – “Beautiful,” “Get the Party Started,” “What’s Up”

Steve Porter
Managing Director – MCPS-PRS Alliance

John Powell
Songwriter, Composer, Producer – Film: Shrek, The Bourne Identity, X-Men: The Last Stand, Happy Feet

Paul Reisler
Founder, Artistic Director – Kid Pan Alley

John Rich
Songwriter, Producer, Artist – “Save A Horse (Ride a Cowboy),” “Mississippi Girl,” “Lost in This Moment”

Adam Ritholz
Partner – Roberts & Ritholz LLC

–> Rivers Rutherford
Songwriter – “Ain’t Nothing ‘Bout You,” “Livin’ In Fast Forward,” “When I Get Where I’m Going,” “Real Good Man”

John Rzeznik
Songwriter, Performer – “Iris,” “Name,” “Here is Gone” TV Judge: The Next Great American Band

Stephen Schwartz
Composer, Lyricist – Broadway: Wicked, Godspell, Pippin

Darrell Scott
Songwriter, Producer -“Long Time Gone,” “Born to Fly,” “It’s a Great Day to Be Alive,” “You’ll Never Leave Harlan”

Alex Shapiro
Composer – Slipping, Bioplasm, Music for Two Big Instruments, At the Abyss

Billy Steinberg
Songwriter – “Like A Virgin,” “True Colors,” “Eternal Flame,” “I’ll Stand By You”

Asa Taccone
Songwriter, Composer, Performer – TV: Saturday Night Live, Awesometown Film: Hot Rod

Evan Taubenfeld
Songwriter, Producer, Artist – “Don’t Tell Me,” “Hot,” “Innocence”

Beka Callaway Tischker
Senior Director, A&R – Razor & Tie

Butch Walker
Songwriter, Producer, Artist – “Girl All the Bad Guys Want,” “The Best Damn Thing,” “Leave Me Alone (I’m Lonely)”

Chris Wallin
Songwriter – “Don’t Blink’,” “Something To Be Proud Of,” “Love Me If You Can,” “Speed”

Doug Wood
President/Owner – Omni Music
Composer – The Omni Music Library

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