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Music industry books

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Recently Published

The Enterprising Musician's Guide to Performer Contracts by David R. Williams, Stephanie Blythe The Enterprising Musician's Guide to Performer Contracts
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The Enterprising Musician's Guide to Performer Contracts is a plain-language guide to the two most commonly used contracts in the music industry: presenters' engagement (gig) contracts and artist-management contracts. It dissects these contracts to inform and protect a musician's rights...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

The Classical Music Industry by Chris Dromey, Julia (Middlesex University, UK) Haferkorn The Classical Music Industry
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This volume brings together academics, executives and practitioners to provide readers with an extensive and authoritative overview of the classical music industry. The central practices, theories and debates that empower and regulate the industry are explored through the lens of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

The Enterprising Musician's Guide to Performer Contracts by David R. Williams, Stephanie Blythe The Enterprising Musician's Guide to Performer Contracts
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The Enterprising Musician's Guide to Performer Contracts is a plain-language guide to the two most commonly used contracts in the music industry: presenters' engagement (gig) contracts and artist-management contracts. It dissects these contracts to inform and protect a musician's rights...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

New Channels of Music Distribution by C. Michael Brae New Channels of Music Distribution

With an example-driven, hands-on approach, New Channels of Music Distribution offers a practical, comprehensive study of the music industry's evolving distribution system. While paying careful attention to the variables that impact success, author C. Michael Brae examines the functionality and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

New Channels of Music Distribution by C. Michael Brae New Channels of Music Distribution

With an example-driven, hands-on approach, New Channels of Music Distribution offers a practical, comprehensive study of the music industry's evolving distribution system. While paying careful attention to the variables that impact success, author C. Michael Brae examines the functionality and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Blackout My 40 Years in the Music Business by Paul Porter Blackout My 40 Years in the Music Business


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

The Economics of Music by Peter (University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria) Tschmuck The Economics of Music
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A concise, rigorous guide to the economic fundamentals of the music industry - music publishing, sound recording, the live music market, advertising and merchandising -- and the mix of competing and collaborative economic models that together create one of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Songwriter's Market Where & How to Market Your Songs by Cris Freese Songwriter's Market Where & How to Market Your Songs

Songwriter's Market is the go-to source for songwriters and performing artists who seek career advice and up-to-date information for placing their songs with music publishers, discovering record companies or producers, securing representation with a manager, and much more.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2016

Coming Soon

Destined for Greatness Passions, Dreams, and Aspirations in a College Music Town by Michael Ramirez Destined for Greatness Passions, Dreams, and Aspirations in a College Music Town

Sociologist Michael Ramirez explores the rich life course trajectories of women and men to explore the extent to which pathways are structured to allow some, but not all, individuals to fashion careers in music worlds. Ramirez suggests a nuanced understanding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/01/2018

Destined for Greatness Passions, Dreams, and Aspirations in a College Music Town by Michael Ramirez Destined for Greatness Passions, Dreams, and Aspirations in a College Music Town

Sociologist Michael Ramirez explores the rich life course trajectories of women and men to explore the extent to which pathways are structured to allow some, but not all, individuals to fashion careers in music worlds. Ramirez suggests a nuanced understanding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2018

Other books in this genre

The New Music Industries Disruption and Discovery by Diane Hughes, Sarah Keith, Mark Evans, Guy Morrow The New Music Industries Disruption and Discovery
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This research-based book outlines career models for artists, methods of creative engagement, artistic options including individuality and branding, production practices, the realities of being a musician in the new industries, and implications for popular music education.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2016

Players' Work Time A History of the British Musicians' Union, 1893-2013 by Professor Martin Cloonan, John Williamson Players' Work Time A History of the British Musicians' Union, 1893-2013
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This critical account of the Musicians' Union from 1893-2013 explores the organisation's development as a set of responses to technological, industrial and socio-political changes. -- .
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2016

Introduction to the Music Industry An Entrepreneurial Approach by Catherine Fitterman Radbill Introduction to the Music Industry An Entrepreneurial Approach

Introduction to the Music Industry: An Entrepreneurial Approach, Second Edition is an introductory textbook that offers a fresh perspective in one of the fastest-changing businesses in the world today. It engages students with creative problem-solving activities, collaborative projects and case...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/09/2016

Introduction to the Music Industry An Entrepreneurial Approach by Catherine Fitterman Radbill Introduction to the Music Industry An Entrepreneurial Approach

Introduction to the Music Industry: An Entrepreneurial Approach, Second Edition is an introductory textbook that offers a fresh perspective in one of the fastest-changing businesses in the world today. It engages students with creative problem-solving activities, collaborative projects and case...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2016

Making Money, Making Music History and Core Concepts by David Bruenger Making Money, Making Music History and Core Concepts

Offers tools to encourage creative and adaptive entrepreneurship in the music business. Written for the classroom and the workplace, this book introduces readers to core principles and processes and shows how to apply them adaptively to new contexts, facilitating a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2016

Making Money, Making Music History and Core Concepts by David Bruenger Making Money, Making Music History and Core Concepts

Offers tools to encourage creative and adaptive entrepreneurship in the music business. Written for the classroom and the workplace, this book introduces readers to core principles and processes and shows how to apply them adaptively to new contexts, facilitating a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2016

Players' Work Time A History of the British Musicians' Union, 1893-2013 by Professor Martin Cloonan, John Williamson Players' Work Time A History of the British Musicians' Union, 1893-2013
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This critical account of the Musicians' Union from 1893-2013 explores the organisation's development as a set of responses to technological, industrial and socio-political changes. -- .
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2016

The Secret to Success in the Music Industry Hints and Tips to Help You Succeed by Chris Grayston The Secret to Success in the Music Industry Hints and Tips to Help You Succeed

The author gives aspiring singers helpful advice and industry tips, simplifying the necessities to make it in the industry.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2016

It's One For The Money by Clinton Heylin It's One For The Money

A cross between Hollywood Babylon and The Hitmen, It's One For The Money rips the lid off Pop's own Pandora box and explicates just what it is that makes the world of sound go round - song publishing.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2016

The Music Industry Handbook by Paul Rutter The Music Industry Handbook

The Music Industry Handbook, Second edition is an expert resource and guide for all those seeking an authoritative and user-friendly overview of the music industry today. The new edition includes coverage of the latest developments in music streaming, including new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2016

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