Most people regard legal contracts with an inherent suspicion. Having heard scores of horror stories, we in the music business, whether artists, creatives, audiophiles, or management, are especially
Now in its ninth edition, Passman's classic guide is updated to give you all the information necessary to thrive in this exhilarating and unpredictable environment - no matter who you are. Performers: learn
Written by a professional musician for other musicians, Business Basics for Musicians is the layperson's guide to the music industry. In a conversational tone and an easy-to-scan format, it simplifies five
An innovative tool for music educators, this book will prepare music students for a lifelong path to success in whatever field they choose. It highlights valuable skills developed in ensemble and music
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Teaching Music on Your Own offers current and prospective teachers all of the tools they need to start and run a profitable, respected studio. This comprehensive guide
The ultimate guide for the modern performer, chock-full of tips, tools, and inspiration for both aspiring troubadours and those looking to take their craft and career to the next level. Author Jeffrey
Since the first edition's release in 1998, Confessions has grown from an underground favorite to a widely read staple, evolving along the way to address Internet-age realities and the pitfalls coming with
Confessions of a Serial Songwriter is an amusing and poignant memoir about songwriter Shelly Peiken's journey from young girl falling under the spell of magical songs to working professional songwriter
The music business has taken Mark Cabaniss on adventures far from his native state of North Carolina…from Nashville to Broadway to Hollywood and back. In celebration of his 25th year in the
New technologies have revolutionized the music business. While these technologies have wreaked havoc on traditional business models, they've also provided new opportunities for music business entrepreneurs,
This book contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes that provide a comprehensive directory of college music business programs and a listing of all relevant music industry trade associations, and an
In The History of Music Production, Richard James Burgess draws on his experience as a producer, musician, and author. Beginning in 1860 with the first known recording of an acoustic sound and moving
If you dream about a career in the music industry, this book is for you. These practical strategies will help you to prepare for and land your dream job in the music business. Thousands of readers have used
Walter R. Dailey's insight in the jingle industry is unparalleled. In this easy-to-read guide, he offers clear steps for earning hundreds of thousands of dollars making music for TV, radio, and online ads.
Second Edition (workbook). Based on parallels drawn between fundamental areas of music performance and their counterparts in the business world, this book offers insights and tools to help current or former
A dynamic and action-driven career guide specifically tailored for conservatory-trained musicians. Topics covered include: How to Establish Credibility, Managing Your Money Effectively, Freelancing vs.
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Now in its sixth edition, Managing Your Band has long since been the standard bearer for aspirants and hardened vets alike. From dive bars to festivals, from branding and merchandising to marketing and
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