Emily Jones (Cheltenham Jazz Festival): Mentor


Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interactions with industry leaders and professionals from all aspects across the film, interactive, and music areas.

Advanced signup will be required, more information on the RSVP system will be available as at a later time.

Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in live events, touring, health & wellness, contracts & agreements, and career coaching.

Emily is Head of Programming for Cheltenham Jazz Festival in association with BBC Radio 2, one of the UK’s largest and most diverse jazz festivals. Alongside booking, she commissions new work and leads the artist development programme. Emily is also Chair of the Jazz Promotion Network and has 10 years’ experience in live music including London’s Barbican Centre. She is an accredited coach offering career support to musicians and arts professionals, and is in demand as a guest speaker and mentor.

You can see Emily’s full bio on her speaker page.

Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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