The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Music Business

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Penguin, Jun 1, 2010 - Music - 336 pages
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Instrumental in turning musicians into moneymakers.

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Music Business is written for every musician who needs to learn the business of music, as well as for all businesspeople entering the music industry. Author Michael Miller covers all the key business topics and reveals the wealth of job opportunities in the music industry from a business perspective.

?Covers finding an agent, negotiating contracts, publishing songs, collecting royalties, and promotion strategies

?Also covers such nonmusician industry careers as artist management, concert promotion, music production, and radio

?Features essential information on the new frontiers of electronic and online music


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Chapter 5 The Business of Planning Your Career
Chapter 6 The Business of Assembling Your Team Chapter 7 The Business of Managing Your Career
Chapter 10 TheBusiness ofWorking witha Major Record Label Chapter 11 The Business of Independent Distribution
The Music Business for Nonmusicians
The Business of Managing Musicians Chapter 19 The Business of Booking Musicians
Chapter 21 TheBusiness of Distributing Music
The Business of Contracts Chapter Business of Copyrights and Royalties 24The Appendix Glossary

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About the author (2010)

Michael Miller is the author of several books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Drums, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Singing, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Composition. He has been using Cubase for a number of years. He used Cubase SX to record the audio CD included with the second edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Drums.

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