eBook It All Begins with the Music, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1305488954
  • ISBN-13: 9781305488953
  • DDC: 780.23
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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The music industry is a worldwide business that generates more than 40 billion dollars each year. If you are looking to make your mark and grab a piece of this fortune, this is the book for you. It All Begins with the Music: Developing Successful Artists and Careers for the New Music Business offers practical information, career blueprints, and a world of wisdom for aspiring artists, managers, and executives on how to make an impact in today’s music business. It provides a comprehensive examination of the new methods by which recording artists are discovered, developed, and nurtured in the modern music industry. Anyone can benefit, from potential recording artists and performers, to aspirants and professionals in artist management, major and independent music distribution channels, producers, agents, publicists, PR and marketing representatives, and music publishers. You’ll find priceless behind-the-scenes information distilled from interviews with artists, managers, and executives at the forefront of the new music business. Get the insider tips you need, and begin your successful career in music today!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Preface: Dan Kimpel.
Preface: Don Grierson.
1: The Songwriter.
2: The Artist.
3: The A&R Exec/The Label.
4: The Producer.
5: The Mixer.
6: The Manager.
7: Film/TV.
8: The Lawyer.
9: New Days, New Directions, New Ideas.
10: The Publisher.
11: The Performing Rights Organization.
12: The American Idol.
13: Music as the International Language.