Music Biz 2017 has ended
Please note that Monday, May 15 consists of pre-convention meetings, digital service workshops, the Entertainment & Technology Law Conference, and the Industry Jam 2. The full program will take place Tuesday, May 16  through Thursday, May 18.  
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Eddie Schwartz

Music Creators North America/Songwriters Association of Canada
Co-Chair/President Emeritus
Eddie Schwartz is best known for writing such classic hit songs as "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" recorded by Pat Benatar, "Don't Shed A Tear" by Paul Carrack, and "The Doctor" by the Doobie Brothers, as well as some 200 songs recorded and performed by artists such as Joe Cocker, Carly Simon, Peter Frampton, Robert Palmer, America, Jeffrey Osborne, Donna Summer, Rita Coolidge, Lawrence Gowan, Rascal Flatts and Mountain – among others. As a record producer, he has enjoyed success with numerous projects, including the Doobie Brothers' "Cycles" album, Paul Carrack's "Groove Approved", Rita Coolidge’s “Fire Me Back”, as well as a his own recordings as an artist. His worldwide physical sales are currently well in excess of 65 million units. In addition, Schwartz has served as President of the Songwriters Association of Canada, and is currently Co-Chair of Music Creators North America, Chair of Fair Trade Music International, and VP of CIAM, CISAC’s music creator arm based in Paris.