Developing Successful Artists for the New Music Business
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!
Covers one of the most intriguing elements of the music business -- artist management.
Authored by a successful recording executive and a prolific music journalist.
A wide variety of musical genres are represented including pop, rock, country, hip-hop, jazz and more.
Provides interviews with key insiders who have signed and developed new talent in major markets.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Songwriter
Chapter 2: The Artist
Chapter 3: The A&R Exec/The Label
Chapter 4: The Producer
Chapter 5: The Mixer
Chapter 6: The Manager
Chapter 7: Film/TV
Chapter 8: The Lawyer
Chapter 9: New Days, New Directions, New Ideas
Chapter 10: The Publisher
Chapter 11: The Performing Rights Organization
Chapter 12: The American Idol
Chapter 13: Music as the International Language
©2009, 258 pages.