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Jackson, MS — The Malaco Music Group is proud to announce the panelists for inaugural Malaco Artists Retreat & Showcase Seminar (M.A.R.S.)


The Malaco Artists Retreat & Showcase (M.A.R.S.) is a national singing & performance competition developed to give unsigned artists an opportunity to showcase their talents, win prize money, receive a recording contract with one of the Malaco Music Group family of labels and appear on a national television show on The Word Network. The Word network is available in over 200 countries and reaches nearly 60 million homes in the U.S. alone.


In addition, there will be a Free panel discussion conducted with veteran industry professionals in the areas of Gospel Radio, Marketing, Radio Promotions, Public Relations, Distribution, Booking & Management, Concert Promotion, Studio Production, Songwriting, Publishing, Copyrights, and How To Succeed in Today’s Gospel Music Industry.


The Panelists are:


Moderator*     Benita Bellamy – The Bellamy Group

Mike Chandler – CEO & President  – Rejoice Musical Soulfood (National Syndicated Network)

Thomas Rollins – New Day Christian Distribution

Brother James Chambers – WAVN – Southhaven, MS

Torrez Harris – 95.5 Hallelujah FM – Jackson, MS

Percy Davis – WOAD – Jackson, MS

Stan Jones – Award Winning Songwriter / Producer / Recording Artists

Darrell Luster – Malaco Music Group Gospel A&R / Songwriter / Producer / Recording Artists

Rosetta Anderson – Malaco Music Group – Business Affairs – Copyrights & Royalties

D.A. Johnson – Malaco Music Group – Executive Director – Gospel Division


The Malaco Artists Retreat & Showcase (M.A.R.S.) will take place on February 16, 2013 at Stronger Hope Baptist Church located at 223 Beasley Road in Jackson, MS 39206.


It will be a great networking opportunity!!!


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