2008 Songwriter's Market

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F+W Media, Oct 30, 2007 - Music - 432 pages
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Songwriters Market is packed with information about the inner workings of the music industry that can mean the difference between success and failure. This edition includes interviews with successful pro songwriters, including Paul Simon and Kara DioGuardi (Christina Aguilera, Santana, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, plus two BMI Pop Awards in 2006). Readers will find support and encouragement through support organizations, online resources, and songwriting-related books and magazines, as well as articles and interviews with industry insiders. Readers will also find numerous listings for music industry companies and executives including their contact information, the type of music they are looking for, and how much they pay. Crucial articles inform readers about how money is made in music and how to protect themselves from the scam artists of the industry.

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Ian Bessler has been editor of Songwriter¬'s Market since the 2001 edition. Ian writes songs, plays several instruments, and is a long-term student/enthusiast of record production and the craft of songwriting.

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