The Insider #3: Manager Gail Boyd

Gail Boyd is the president of Gail Boyd Artist Management and the entertainment law firm Gail W Boyd P.C. She was a founding partner in Boyd, Staton and Cave, the first African American female law firm in New York and has been involved in entertainment law since 1976. As a lawyer, Gail Boyd has represented jazz artists such as Betty Carter, Tommy Flanagan, Kenny Barron, Gretchen Parlato, and Randy Weston. As a manager, she currently represents John Clayton, Lakecia Benjamin, Scott Tixier, and Nduduzo Makhathini, amongst others.

Show Notes:
Tracks Played:
– Brianna Thomas: Since I Fell For You
– John & Gerald Clayton: Tale of the Fingers (Live at SF Jazz)
– Somi: House of the Rising Sun
– Nduduzo Makhathini: Indawu
– Lakecia Benjamin: March On

Links mentioned:
Alternative Venues for Jazz Facebook Group

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Author: Jason Crane