Greg Katz (Defend Music Inc): Mentor


Gregory Katz

Defend Music

This session requires RSVP, and access will only be available to badge types listed under "Primary Access."

Signing up to speak with Greg Katz is highly recommended if you're interested in music publishing, songwriting, artist development, management and A&R.

Greg runs A&R for indie publisher Defend and manages producers and songwriters. He has brought Defend classic songs including Kanye West’s “Monster,” The Davenports' “5 Steps” (theme song of long-running TV show “Intervention”), and the catalog of funk cult heroes Vulfpeck. Greg also manages producer/songwriter Rogét Chahayed, whose credits include songs for Halsey, Travi$ Scott, Calvin Harris, Miguel, Kesha, G-Eazy, DRAM and Lil Yachty. Greg owns indie rock label New Professor as well.

You can see Greg’s full bio on his speaker page.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced