Academics, Guns & Music: Dubber and Jez In Colombia For Unconvention Medellín
(Updated) Music business academic, pundit and consultant Andrew Dubber and his pal Jez, who together makeup the Music As Culture project, are in Colombia for Unconvention Medellin. Putting all of those overused drug and gun stereotypes aside, Medellion has a thriving arts and music community that's ready for a much more prominent place on the world stage.
Dubber and Jez are in Colombia to explore the scene and to offer a bit of sage advice. Of course judging from the posts on their specially created Dubber and Jez blog, Unconventions also include a good deal of dancing, food and fun. You can follow their exploits academic exploration and learn the origin of the instrument pictured above here.
Next up for Dubber: A U.K. new music biz smackdown with the Queen Of Music PR, Ariel Hyatt.