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The Australian Music Alliance is Pitchhiker’s founding initiative, focused on helping Australian music travel, and building musical connections between Australia and the USA. We have produced KCRW’s Global Beat Australia radio show, Breakers, and Australian radio show Sonic Dialog. We also publish The Cockatoo newsletter.


The Australian Music Alliance is led and advised by the following group of professionals.

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Executive Director & Founder

AMA Advisory Board

Andy Baldwin

Producer, Mixer, Engineer

Andrew Furze

Creative Director TAG Music

Ashley Irwin

Composer, President, Society of Lyricists and Composers

Catherine Joy
Composer, Founder/CEO Joy Music House, and President, Alliance for Women Film Composers

Jennifer Fontaine
Artist Manager, Private Idaho


​Jodie Regan
Artist Manager, Spinning Top Music

​Justin Stanley

Music Producer

Liam Clifford

Owner Howlaround Entertainment Group

Michael Harrison
Senior VP, AEG Global Touring

​​Sam Cook

APRA-AMCOS appointee and US representative, CEO of KMBA Agency


Multi-platinum award-winning recording artist

Harry White

General Manager, Future Classic

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