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Greetings Abram Band,

Hope you are well.
It's been quite a while.

All the best,

Álvaro Guevara Vázquez, Composer.



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Tony DiPofi
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Jacalyn and Dean - "Wait For Love " Beautiful - Excellent job!!
Tony DiPofi



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Susan Witzel
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Love that Breath of Peace- Had to listen again! How are you? Looks like we both haven't been on in a while- hope all is well with you!



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Jason Charles-Nelson
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Very sci-fi! Love it!

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

Thank you Jason very much!



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Abram Band
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Filmed Entertainment (Motion Pictures, Television, and Video)
The U.S. filmed entertainment industry encompasses movie theaters, TV subscriptions and electronic home video consumption. Box office receipts are projected to grow from $9.9 billion in 2016 to $10.9 billion in 2020, an increase of 1.2%. Home video will reach $20.9 billion, up from $20 billion in 2016 during the same period, and of that, both streaming video and TV video on-demand will jump from $11 billion to over $15 billion by 2020. The United States has a mature subscription TV market and thanks to rising bundle prices and premium service increases, will grow modestly from $101.8 billion to $102.3 billion by 2020.

Box office numbers are expected to grow as theaters: adopt digital screens; ticket prices rise; diversify concession options, including full meals; sell movie or brand related merchandise; and offer membership discounts, to attract viewership. The digital transition is undeniable. Traditionally the industry consisted of multinational umbrella corporations, major studios, and independent studios or "indies". Today, multichannel networks engage in the filmed entertainment sector, with the most excitement around virtual reality. While major studios still produce traditional blockbusters, the industry is simultaneously moving to different formats as consumer habits change.

Many of the leading motion picture studios are part of larger media conglomerates that often include television, video and streaming services, music services, newspaper, cable and magazine segments, and much of this constitutes online content. The U.S. filmed entertainment sector enjoyed a trade surplus of $16.3 billion in 2014 (latest data available). The industry offers attractive possibilities for foreign investors, both large and small, and provides film production tax incentives. Across all sectors, there are opportunities for investments and growth both in joint partnerships, production and tax discounts in many U.S. States, and the creation of TV formats and content for streaming. With the shift toward digital production and distribution, foreign firms are seeking out U.S. digital and animation expertise, and new formats.

Drawing on formidable strengths, the U.S. film industry has a proven ability to produce blockbuster movies that generate hundreds of millions of dollars, including revenues from distribution across strong domestic and international networks. Success in the industry is based on creativity and financing, and the industry is largely self-regulated. The U.S. market has a large talent pool of writers, actors, producers, directors and technical experts, and is home to a variety of film crews, post-production firms, backdrops and infrastructure to support production. U.S. filmmakers also receive critical protections for their intellectual property.

Music
The U.S. recorded music industry (including concerts and touring) grew to $15.5 billion in 2016, up from $15 billion in 2015. Thanks to streaming and live music, the U.S. recorded music industry is expected to surpass $18 billion by 2020 ($16 billion from streaming services and live music alone). While the U.S. is still the largest global music market and it is essential for a company interested in global operations to establish a presence in the vibrant and highly diverse U.S. music market, competition is strong from European and Asian markets.

Digital technologies have revolutionized the music industry by creating high-quality, low-cost recording technologies and digital distribution, along with the proliferation of devices to download and listen to music. Future industry growth is likely to be among companies outside the soon-to-be big three worldwide record companies - Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Music Group - as the United States has a robust independent music (or "indie") sector.

Indies often rely on partnerships with the largest labels in the global market to prevent illegal file sharing. Many companies in the industry have diversified, signing sync deals with vertical businesses for TV ads, in-flight entertainment, satellite radio, restaurants, touring, live entertainment, and merchandise. Digital music sales took over physical sales for the first time in 2014 and the trend is expected to continue. The United States also has the world's largest performance rights market and earns half of global sync revenues.

Publishing
Book publishing reached $39 billion in 2016, measured across professional, educational, and consumer segments. Consumer books cover the largest sector, but educational textbooks have the highest growth. The U.S. publishing sector is the largest in the world. By 2020, digital publishing will account for 45 percent of all publishing. Print publishing continues to decline in the United States, as witnessed by the decline in book stores. Interestingly, online retailer Amazon has opened physical book stores (for both physical and ebooks), which is indicative of the industry continuing to explore what consumers want most in their reading experiences. eBooks and eReaders have not taken off at the speed expected as consumers tend to like devices that have multiple capabilities (phone, music, internet, etc.). More than 70 percent of Americans own a smart phone, roughly 45 percent own a tablet, and one in five adults own an eReader. The United States has a prolific publishing sector with many world renowned authors. They are also competing in a digital marketplace that encourages self-publishing.

Video Games
Video games have become a $100 billion industry that is constantly innovating and bringing new applications to market. The United States alone holds about $17.6 billion in consumer and ad revenues alone. The traditional gaming sector includes video games for personal computers and game consoles. Today's consumers have access to multiple devices, whether mobile phone or tablet. The sector is comprised of physical, digital, and online games, subscription services mobile apps, and virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR). The industry has evolved quickly in the social and casual gaming sector, where live competitions have become popular. Electronic sports, also known as "esports" or "e-sports", includes professional gaming, in which players compete before a live audience.

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

Keep Sailing 🎶
Broadjam Family
Above Information is USA Government Facts
Thank you
Abram Band
Working Hard

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

SelectUSA.gov

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

BTW. Can't give Stars on Phone.
Time for Broadjam APP❤️🎶❤️

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

Yes we are 👂 Listening 👍🏻🎶✨

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Marilyn Oakley
over 30 days ago

Thanks for sharing. much love & hugs

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Marian Budos
over 30 days ago

Thank you for sharing these very interesting facts.

All the best,

Marian

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Cyn
over 30 days ago

Good morning Jacalyn & Dean, for all the information.
Hope you both are well!
Thank you so much................xox

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Glenda Jackson
over 30 days ago

Thank you for sharing. God Bless!

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Vi: 00110110
over 30 days ago

That video game pool is my next conquest... Oh boy is it ever my next conquest:)



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Chet Nichols
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Hey Love Birds,

We were just in NC: Charlotte to Asheville....enjoying the views and countryside....such natural, stunning beauty. You are lucky to be there. Hope all is well.

God Bless,

Chet



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GEORGE SLADEK
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

JACALYN & DEAN: THANKS FOR THE FINE RATING ON "BABE WE'RE MEANT TO BE"...MUCH APPRECIATED...GEORGE



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Pat Flanakin
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Congratulations on your Top 10 North Caroline tunes - well deserved



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Bob Bentley
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Hi You Two,

Many thanks for the stars on Time To Think, much appreciated. Nice to hear from you again, hope all is well?
Cheers,
Bob



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Jim Pfeifer
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Congratulations on your top 10 song!



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StarburstRecords
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

congratz on Out of Breath being #1 on Top 10: Electronic - Industrial! Yea man! Nice work! love you guys!



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Margie & Art Corey
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Dear Dean & Jacalyn Perriello, Just listened to your compositions, "Jungle Trails" & "Out of Breath"....nice job!! As usual, you find the essence of the song!! More spot on tunes!! Oh, You know your picture on Broad Jam, you guys look like real Deal Love Birds.....very Cool!! You appear to have the same relationship, that my wife Margie and I have. Positive, creative Artists......way to go........5 Stars and several thumbs way up!! M & A Corey



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Margie & Art Corey
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Dear Abrams, If you get a chance...love you to hear our newest composition entitled, "Blue Music"...the instrumental, but there is a lyric version in the archives. Hope you enjoy it!! M & A Corey
PS Hope the moving is coming along grandly!!



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DeDe WedeKind
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Dropped by for listens and support, 5 stars all around you guys are rocking! DeDe :)



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Margie & Art Corey
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Dear Dean & Jacalyn, Glad you people enjoyed our song, "Rosa Danced In Veracruz", That was an Alton & Sharon tune lyrically, I helped with the structure of the melody. This song appears on our CD Tales of the New West/Corey & Kahler songs, sung by Buddy Jewell....this CD sold in stores! Alton was so proud of this Album....it's actually pretty darn GOOD, I Must Say!!!
M & A Corey



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Margie & Art Corey
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Dear Dean & Jacalyn, Just listened to your composition, "Ocean Floor"...really nice stuff!! Sounds like a scene from Blade Runner, I believe it's the scene in the Golden Room, when the shades automatically come down with Sean Young & Harrison Ford?? Vangelis I tells Ya! You sound like the Master Vangelis!! Hope I haven't told you this info before...if I have, just blame it on my senility!! Again......terrific composition!! Wowza!! M & A Corey



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Billy Pilgrim
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Hi good folks,
I'm hoping your weeks are going along strong after the big, big moving stuff! Thinking about you folks and look forward to hearing all about it.

You take real good care Dean and Jacalyn.

Peace and tons of it,
Billy



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Margie & Art Corey
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Dear Abrams Band, Just checked out your photos, gosh you need to put out a calendar, there are some really great shots here!! Love the shot, HOPE FOR ALL!! That is really beautiful!!! Also like the Hummingbird picture.....we have them in our back yard...we've put out a feeder and watch them daily.....M & A Corey Oh, we gave the Hummingbird Pic.....5 feathers



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Margie & Art Corey
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Dear Abrams Band, We just listened to "Early Formation" very cool relaxing vibe!! Have you had any film hits for this Composition yet?? Say, if you get a chance....it's time to drop anchor again at the Corey site...we have several new songs we'd love you to hear!! Hope all is well on the High Seas...Gave you 5 Stars, another fine piece of music!!! M & A Corey..........



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Margie & Art Corey
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Hey Abrams Band.......You need to tack on by the Corey Broad Jam site, use the hard left, then hard right and click on some of our newest tunes! "Rosa Danced", "Paparazzi" & "The Aftershock"......think you will enjoy this new batch of crazy songs! M & A Corey



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Margie & Art Corey
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Hey there Dean & Jacalyn, Just had a listen to your newest and MOST BRILLIANT composition, "North Winds"....very nicely done!!! Hopefully you are getting your material placed in films...I can hear your themes and visualize them in lush outdoor ocean scenes.....I'm visualizing Adventures in Paradise, remember that old TV Show?? Loved that series, with Gardner McKay(Adan Troy), and the Skooner Tiki III....
Anyway......GREAT JOB as usual!! M & A Corey
PS we have some new tunes, come on down, we'll leave the Crow's nest open!!!



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Hank Thomas
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Guys,
Thank you for all of your support, I really appreciate it!

Hank

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

Really Appreciate you very much Thank you for all the endorsements and Sailing Warmth our direction Dean & Jacalyn

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Hank Thomas
over 30 days ago

You are most welcome

Hank



They are so very GOOD !!!

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All of them..

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

Thank you Jay for the Sailing Warmth and positive
Support we so appreciate it. Sorry We are so late getting back, due to Moving and
all the Mumbo Jumbo that goes with it!
Much Goodness to you Dean & Jacalyn Abram Band



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Abram Band
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Over Whelming Stars and Playlist adds Thank you all my Dear Family for your support as we Finalize This Last Move! We very much are touched by all of you and the goodness that resides in You!
The Kindness that resides in the hearts of the Family of Kindred Spirits here Shines and Shines!
Thank you all for Top Tens Sails! All the warm winds of Love. Love Your Family Dean & Jacalyn Abram Band 10 days to Go!

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calvin mcfarland
over 30 days ago

Smooth sailing until you reach your port.

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Cyn
over 30 days ago

Bon voyage until you reach your safe harbor!!!



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Abram Band
over 30 days ago to Jon Purdey

Jon Thank you so very much for the stars and playlist adds! May Goodness travel all the way to you! Thank You Jacalyn & Dean Abram Band~



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Mitch Red
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Hello Dean and Jacalyn,
Thank you both so much for your ongoing support...it has not gone unnoticed!
Have a great day,
Mike



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Rob Satori
over 30 days ago to Rob Satori

"On The Turning Away" just selected by Tinderboxmusic.com for TV promotion/placement on Discovery Channel! Keeping hope alive with my music. to listen to this short clip goto: http://www.broadjam.com/player/player.php?play_file=71799_673026_2 1

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Bob Bentley
over 30 days ago

I really, really like that Rob, a beautiful piece of music. Wishing you good fortune with your music.
Bob

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Rob Satori
over 30 days ago

Thank you Bob. Always the best to you and your music.

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Adam Avery
over 30 days ago

Way to go, Rob!

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

Rob you are a Inspiration~ Wishing good placements
ahead with this one~ Jacalyn & Dean Congrats!

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Rob Satori
over 30 days ago

thanks Adam, Bob and Abram! Best of luck and blessings to you all.



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Frank Radice
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Hi Dean and Jacalyn, Thank you very much for the 5 stars and playlist adds for I need you here. As always, I really appreciate it!! Cold here today so the java's on the stove. All the best my friends, Frank

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

Should have some warmer air today?! But we will always drinking the Java! Hope all is well friend in transit ~ Abram Band Dean & Jacalyn



Thank you!!!Your feedback on "Tango Vals" is overwhelming! Just listened to Your "North Winds". Exactly what my soul needed.

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

Thanks you for the Listening of so many ~ all the stars and playlist adds~ So dear friend keep doing what you and only you do best~ Thank you for all the
support very so appreciate it Dean & Jacalyn



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pSchwepker8427135
over 30 days ago to Abram Band

Thank you so much for the support on Summer Rain.
Means a lot to me!!! : )

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Abram Band
over 30 days ago

Peter you are very welcome outstanding inspirational!
Dean & Jacalyn



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