Marc Cary has been a leader in jazz for decades. As a band leader he’s released over ten albums pushing boundaries in jazz. He’s worked with legends like Betty Carter, Abbey Lincoln, Dizzy Gillespie, and Wynton Marsalis. He’s performed and recorded with modern chanteuses like Ndegeocello, Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill and Ani Di Franco. In recent years he’s collaborated with Stephon Harris and Roy Hargrove on a weekly series called the Harlem Sessions. Visit for his complete bio and discography.

Tinku Bhattacharyya is a powerful advocate for artist rights management with a PhD from Glasgow University. Raised in Scotland, Tinku rose quickly in artist management in Glasgow and London. In addition to managing her husband Marc’s career, she’s currently the manager for legendary saxophonist Gary Bartz. She’s overseen the careers of dozens of artists including Grammy nominated group KING, Shuggie Otis, Amp Fiddler, and Incognito. She speaks passionately about how artists can navigate through the current music business world by controlling their metadata and understanding mechanical licensing.
Every musician needs to hear what Tinku has to say. Find out more about her agency Intrinsic Artists on their website:

Marc and Tinku moved to Baltimore a few months ago to get away from the pandemic in New York. Together they make the ultimate music power couple. Smarts and talents to spare. This is a conversation with something for everyone on the scene.

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