Curriculum Vitae


Charles B. Dahan, M.M.
Associate Professor
Recording Industry
College of Mass Communication
cdahan@mtsu.edu

Professional Interests

Research Interests

Gennett Records / Starr Piano Company
Independent Record Labels (Contemporary and Historical)
American Music History
Independent Artist Marketing
Direct to Consumer Sales and Marketing

Teaching Interests

General Music Industry Studies, Artist Development, Independent Recording Companies, Recording Industry History and Concert Industry

Academic Background

M.M.  Purchase College,  Purchase, NY,  Music Production,  2000

B.A.  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,  Chapel Hill, NC,  History,  1992

Professional Certifications

Topspin Software, 2010

Qualification

Other

Professional Memberships

The Association of Performing Arts Presenters, 2009-curre, International

International Bluegrass Music Association, 2008-curre, International

Southeastern Regional Folk Alliance, 2008-curre, Regional

Folk Alliance, 2007-curre, International

Association for Recorded Sound Collections, 2004-curre, International

Jazz Journalists Association, 2004-2008, International (Inactive)

Starr Gennett Foundation, 2003-curre, International

National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, 1996-curre, International

Blues Foundation, 1996-2001,, International (Inactive)

Skills Computer

Computer Skills

Topspin

Work Experience

Work Experience

Academic

Associate Professor, Middle Tennessee State University (August, 2007 – Present).

Assistant Professor, The State University of New York at Oneonta (January, 2001 – August, 2007).

Non-Academic

Agent, The Roots Agency (June, 2008 – Present).

President and Secretary, Larchmont Recordings, Inc. (2001 – 2009).

Owner / Agent, The Dahan Agency (2007 – 2009).

A&R Director, Shanachie Entertainment Corp (June, 1994 – November, 2000).

Teaching

Courses Taught

Middle Tennessee State University: ‘Survey of the Recording Industry’ ‘Marketing of Sound Recordings’ ‘Indie Label History and Operations’ ‘Independent Label Marketing’ and ‘Studio Production’

State University College at Oneonta: ‘Contemporary Issues in the Music Industry’ ‘Music and the Marketplace’ ‘The Record Producers Forum’ ‘Record Labels in Popular Culture’ ‘Record Labels in Popular Culture’ (‘Most Intriguing Course at SUCO’ by Cosmo Girl Magazine in October 2005) ‘The Concert Industry’ ‘Record Producers Master Class’ ‘Music Industry Internships’

Fordam University at Marymount College ‘The Music Business: From Concept to Contract’ ‘Individual Investing’

Teaching Activities

Student Assign-Clinical/Practicum/Internship

2010 – 35 students, Led students from the Omega Delta Psi professional fraternity to the North American Folk Alliance Conference. The students interned with the live sound and business operations staff. They also produced 4 nights of concerts in their guerrilla showcase room. Provided a $250 scholarship (The Charlie Dahan Get Your Butts To Memphis Scholarship) to the organization to help defray their travel expenses.

2009 – 25 students, Led students from the Omega Delta Psi professional fraternity to the North American Folk Alliance Conference. The students interned with the live sound and business operations staff. They also produced 4 nights of concerts in their guerrilla showcase room. Provided a $250 scholarship (The Charlie Dahan Get Your Butts To Memphis Scholarship) to the organization to help defray their travel expenses.

Student Assign-Independent Studies

2010 – 1 student, During the Spring 2010 semester, Katie Word will be learning about the
Direct to Consumer space in music using software such as Topspin and
Bandcamp. She will be learning how to develop a Direct to Consumer campaign
leveraging social media, permission marketing, tour development and Search
Engine Optimization.

2009 – 1 student, SWOT Analysis and Case Study of Thirty Tigers

Intellectual Contributions

Intellectual Contributions Grid

Category DBS CTP LPS Total
Articles in Refereed Journals
Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings
Publications of Non-refereed or Invited Papers 10 10
Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals, Supplements, Chapters, Cases, Readings 5 5
Presentations of Non-Refereed Papers 4 4
Grants – Funded (both refereed and non-refereed) 8 8
Working Papers (all) 1 1
Totals 23 5 28

Non-Refereed Articles

Discipline-Based Scholarship

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Legends of The Biz: Ross Russell.   Music Biz Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Legends of The Biz: Ahmet Ertegun.   Music Biz Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Legends of The Biz: Sam Phillips.   Music Biz Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Legends of The Biz: An Interview With The Man Who Brought The Beatles To America, Sid Bernstein.   Music Biz Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Legends of The Biz: John Hammond.   Music Biz Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2001).  Unsung Heroes: Jazz Impresario John Hammond.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2002).  Unsung Heroes: Producer and Entrepreneur In Jazz: Ross Russell.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Music Biz 101: Finding a Gig.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Combing the Gennett Vault: King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Combing the Gennett Vault: Bailey’s Lucky Seven.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T. M. (2008).  Research In Progress: The Starr Gennett Records Discography.   Association for Recorded Sound Collections Journal, 39 (2).

Dahan, C. B. (2002).  Willie King Review.   Blues Review.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Blue Note and Verve Team for a ‘Definitive Artist’ Series.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Music Biz 101: Recording Your Own Record Like the Pros: Basic Tracks.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Music Biz 101: The Taming of the Internet Wild West.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Music Biz 101: Recording Your Own Record Like the Pros: Basic Tracks.   Revolving Door Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2003).  Music Biz 101: The Taming of the Internet Wild West.   Revolving Door Magazine.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: Bunch of New Blues.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: Fall 2004 Edition.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Four New Bluebird Centennial Collections: Coleman Hawkins, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington & Artie Shaw.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: June 2004.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Ultimate Savoy Jazz Instrumentals.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Biograph Blues Reissues: Rev. Gary Davis and Bukka White.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Biograph Blues Reissues.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: April – June 2004.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: January 20 – February 24.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Two Concord Two-fers: Charlie Byrd and Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: February and March 2004.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: March 2004.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: April 2004.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Extended Analysis: Doctors, Professors, Kings And Queens From New Orleans.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: May 2004.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Straight From The Vault: Summer 2004 Edition.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2004).  Combing the Bluebird Catalog: Bluebird Double Centennial Collections: Fats Waller and Glenn Miller.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Jimbo Mathus: Knockdown South.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Superstars Line-up at Shout Factory.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Three Classic Riverside’s Reissued.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Shout Factory Strikes Gold in Bethlehem Vault.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Straight From The Vault: May and June 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Jazz Reissue Round Up.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  New Orleans Style.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Combing The Fantasy Records Vault: The Prestige Profile Reissue Series.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Straight From The Vault: October 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Herb Alpert’s Triple Play.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Straight From The Vault: March 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2005).  Straight From The Vault: November 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2006).  Straight From The Vault: January 2006.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2006).  Best Jazz Reissues for 2005.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2007).  Straight From The Vault: DVD Round-Up: Ahmet Ertegun, Les Paul, Cowboy Jack Clement, Johnny Cash Christmas Specials and Before The Music Dies.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2007).  House Rockin’ and Blues Rockin’; Celebrating 15 Years of the Rhythm Room.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2007).  Les Paul: Chasing Sound.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2007).  Shout Factory Celebrates the Best of the Vee-Jay Years with Jimmy Reed, The Dells, Jerry Butler and The Staple Singers.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2008).  The Journey of Okeh Records.   Crazy Blues: A Celebration of Okeh Records CD Liner Notes Essay.

Dahan, C. B. (2009).  Straight From The Vault: April 2009: From Sarah Vaughan to Little Richard.   All About Jazz.

Dahan, C. B. (2009).  Artie Shaw, 1910-2004.   Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Commemorative Program.

Chapters, Cases, Readings, Supplements

Chapter

Hutchinson, T., Macy, A., & Allen, P. (2009). “The Marketing Plan”,  Record Label Marketing, Second Edition, (pp. 426-433). Focal Press.

Baskerville, D. (2006). “Record Production”,  Music Business Handbook and Career Guide. Sage Publications.

Baskerville, D. (2006). “Concert Production”,  Music Business Handbook and Career Guide. Sage Publication.

Baskerville, D. (2006). “Record Labels”,  Music Business Handbook and Career Guide. Sage Publications.

Baskerville, D. (2006). “Career Development”,  Music Business Handbook and Career Guide. Sage Publications.

Presentations of Non-Refereed Papers

National

Dahan, C. B. (2010, September). Bailey’s Lucky Seven (Long). Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony, Richmond, Indiana.

Dahan, C. B. (2010, September). Charley Patton (Long). Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony, Richmond, Indiana.

Dahan, C. B. (2010, September). Bailey’s Lucky Seven (Short). Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame VIP Reception, Richmond, Indiana.

Dahan, C. B. (2010, September). Charley Patton (Short). Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame VIP Reception, Richmond, Indiana.

Grants

Research

2010 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., FRCAC.

2009 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., Starr Gennett Foundation Research Grant.

2008 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., Starr Gennett Foundation Research Grant.

2007 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., Starr Gennett Foundation Research Grant.

2006 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., Starr Gennett Foundation Research Grant.

2005 – Dahan, C. B., Association of Record Sound Collections (ARSC) Research Grant.

2005 – Dahan, C. B. & Rockwell, T.M., Starr Gennett Foundation Research Grant.

2004 – Dahan, C. B., Gennett Records and Studio Discography.

Creative Activities

International

2008 – This album features recording by Regina Spektor, Chris Barron, John Abercrombie, Michael Hill, The Hellhounds, Cyrill, Jenny O and others. Executive and Co-Producer, author of liner notes and package design, Various Artists ‘Celebration of Okeh Records’.

2007 – Executive Producer. Co-release with Shantytown Records., Joe Ferry & The Big Ska Band ’55:22′.

Working Papers

Dahan, C. B. (2010). “Bailey’s Lucky Seven Biography” targeted for Starr Gennett Foundation Walk Of Fame Commemorative Program.

Service

Service to the Institution

Department Assignments

Chair:

2009-2010:  CANDIDACY APPEALS COMMITTEE

2009-2010:  SERFA COMMITTEE

Member:

2009-2010:  Faculty Meeting

2009-2010:  SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

2009-2010:  RECORD LABEL COMMITTEE

College Assignments

Member:

2009-2010:  Diversity Committee

University Assignments

Member:

2010-2011:  Athletic Compliance Committee

2009-2010 through 2010-2011:  Career Achievement Committee

2008-2009 through 2009-2010:  Non-Instructional Assignment Committee

Service to the Profession

Board Member: Advisory Board

2010:  Starr Gennett Foundation, Richmond, Indiana (International).

2009-2010:  The North American Folk Alliance: Sean LaRoche Memorial ScholarshipThe North American Folk Alliance:, Memphis, Tennessee (International).

2009:  Starr Gennett Foundation,
* Consult on various historical accuracy issues such as the ‘Walk of Fame’ and various articles and CD releases throughout the year.
* Attend annual board meeting in Richmond, Indiana
* Attend annual Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony
* Author articles and Inductees biographies
* Serve as ‘on call’ historian for the foundation, Richmond, Indiana (International).

2009:  Starr Gennett Foundation, Richmond, Indiana (International).

Chair: Conference / Track / Program

2008:  Southeast Regional Folk Alliance ConferenceSoutheast Regional Folk Alliance ConferenceSoutheast Regi, Served as conference co-chair. This was the inaugural conference held by this organization. I secured funding, a location, artists and panelists, etc., Murfreesboro, Tennessee (Regional).

Invited Lecture

2008:  Omega Delta Psi Professional Fraternity @ MTSU, ‘Networking In The Music Industry’ (Local).

2006:  State University College at Oneonta’s Faculty Convivium, ‘Gennett Records: The Cradle of Jazz and First Indie Label, 1915-1940’ (Local).

2005:  Purchase College School of Music, ‘Independent Labels That Changed the World’ (Local).

Keynote Address

2006:  Omicron Delta Kappa’s Famous Last Words Series, ‘Music is Magic; Making a Career in Music,’ SUNY Oneonta (Local).

2004:  Starr-Gennett Foundation’s Untouchable Times Conference, ‘Gennett Records: The First Great Independent Label’ (State).

Member: Committee/Task Force

2004:  Cultural Economy Initiative Sponsored by Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu and the Department of Culture, Re, New Orleans, Louisiana (State).

Other Professional Service Activities

2010:  Folk Alliance, Saturday, 11:00am – Music Business Basics: A guide to the basics of the music business including copyright, publishing, management, booking, recording, distribution, marketing, promotion, and much more. Participants include Micah Solomon (President, Oasis CD Manufacturing), Jim Schultz (Sonicbids), David Hirshland (President, Bug Music), Frank Brandon (Burnside Distribution), David Macias (President, Thirty Tigers), Charlie Dahan (MTSU / The Roots Agency) (River Bluff Room), Memphis, Tennessee (International).

2009:  Folk Alliance, Panelist ‘How To Book Yourself: Independent Tour Development’, Memphis, Tennessee (International).

2008:  Omega Delta Psi @ MTSU, ‘Independence in the Music Industry,’ Panelist (Local).

2008:  Southeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference, ‘Exercises In Space, Time And Profit: Maximizing Your Live Income Stream’ (Regional).

2008:  Southeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference, ‘Do It Yourself: How To Act Like A ‘Real’ Record Company (Or Even Better Than One),’ Moderator (Regional).

2008:  Folk Alliance, Panelist ‘Music Business In The Schools’, Memphis, Tennessee (International).

2004-2006:  Equal Opportunity Program at SUCO, ‘Internships in the Music Industry’ (Local).

Reviewer – External Tenure

2010:  Drexel University, External reviewer for the tenure application of Professor Terrance Tompkins, Music Industry, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (National).

Professional Development

Assurance of Learning – Professional Development

2010:  Online Music Marketing With Topspin Course at Berklee. Boston, Massachusetts.

Other Professional Development

2010:  Starr Gennett Foundation Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony. Richmond, Indiana.

Professional Seminars / Workshops

2010:  The Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference. New York, New York.

2010:  North American Folk Alliance. Memphis, Tennessee.

2010:  TEDxNashville. Nashville, Tennessee.

2010:  Sync Up. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2009:  The Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference. New York, New York.

2009:  International Bluegrass Music Association Conference. Nashville, Tennessee.

2009:  North American Folk Alliance. Memphis, Tennessee.

2009:  North Carolina Arts Presenters Consortium. High Point, North Carolina.

2009:  Leadership Music Digital Summit. Nashville, Tennessee.

2008:  International Bluegrass Music Association Conference. Nashville, Tennessee.

2008:  North American Folk Alliance. Memphis, Tennessee.

2008:  SXSW Music Conference. Austin, Texas.

2008:  Arts Midwest Conference. Kansas City, Missouri.

2008:  Performing Arts Exchange Conference. Atlanta, Georgia.

2008:  Americana Music Association. Nashville, Tennessee.

Miscellaneous

Other

2010 –  Other

2010 –  Other

2009 –  Other

2009 –  Other

References

Dr. Joseph P. Ferry
Associate Professor and Production Department Head
Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY
914-844-7473
http://www.joeferrymusic.com/
Dr Joseph Pignato
State University College at Oneonta
Fine Arts Building
Oneonta, NY 13820
617 – 436 – 3463
http://www.joepignato.com/
E. Dino Gankendorff
Provosty & Gankendorff, Attorneys At Law
650 Poydras Street
Suite 2700
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 410-2795
Fax: (504) 410-2796

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