Cameron Mizell to Speak at CMJ Festival

Cameron Mizell, guitarist and co-founder of, is scheduled to speak at this week’s CMJ Music Marathon Festival being held October 16-20 in New York City.

Cameron’s panel, “I’ve Got You Covered” – moderated by Google’s Alex Holz, will discuss:

  • How cover songs have helped build careers and introduce artists to new audiences
  • Mechanical licensing issues related to recording and selling cover songs
  • New tools for artists and labels to obtain licensing
  • The future of copyright law in the digital age

Other panelists include singer/songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs, public relations agent Kim Gerlach, and copyright attorney Barry Heyman.

The panel will be held at the NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South. Use hashtag #CMJ and Twitter handle @cameronmizell to follow or join the discussion at CMJ this week.

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David J. Hahn

David J. Hahn

David J. Hahn (@davidjhahn) is the co-founder of and a former Broadway conductor. He grew up near Chicago, lived in New York City, and settled in California. In 2012, he left the music business to found California Surfcraft, a San Francisco-based start-up that makes high-performance surf gear out of fiberglass-reinforced cork. He is the inventor of the Bodypo®, a sustainable alternative to the traditional bodyboard. He is a cancer survivor, an advocate for unlikely career paths, and, beginning in spring of 2015, a father.

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