LARRY JAFFEE gets to pursue his music industry passion as Conference Director of Making Vinyl. His music writing has appeared in Long Live Vinyl, Billboard, Goldmine, Vibe, Record Collector, Pro Sound News, Wax Poetics, Wire, The Audiophile Voice, Tower Records’ Pulse, BMI Music World, and High Fidelity. He is a Contributing Writer to RocksBackpages.com. From 1998 to 2005, Jaffee served as Editor of Medialine magazine, which covered CD and DVD production. He’s worked publicity and promotion for various musicians since his college days when he furnished Long Island jukeboxes and radio stations with a local band’s 7-inch single. Jaffee wrote the liner notes to the Surround/Monster Music release of George Benson/Al Jarreau’s Grammy-winning album Givin' It Up, and was a consultant to esteemed attorney Bill Krasilovsky (co-author of This Business of Music).