Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry

Author: Keith Hatschek,Veronica A. Wells

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538111446

Category: Music

Page: 386

View: 1633


Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important artists, managers, companies, industry terminology and significant trade associations.

How to Get a Job in the Music Industry

Author: Keith Hatschek,Breanne Beseda

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1495013235

Category: Music

Page: 320

View: 1047


(Berklee Press). If you dream about a career in the music industry, this book is for you. These practical strategies will help you to prepare for and land your dream job in the music business. Thousands of readers have used this book to educate and empower themselves and jumpstart successful music industry careers. You can, too! The third edition includes a new career tool kit and social media strategy. Inside you'll find: details on booming job prospects in digital music distribution and music licensing; interviews with nine music industry professionals under 35 who discuss how they got their starts, plus what skills today's leading job candidates must possess; a resource directory of industry related job websites as well as U.S. and Canadian trade associations; step-by-step guidance for developing a first rate resume and acing your interviews; workshops to help you assess and develop your own personalized career tool kit; strategies for industry networking, finding a mentor, and how to effectively use social media.

Music Business Handbook and Career Guide

Author: David Baskerville,Tim Baskerville

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1544341210

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 632

View: 927


The Twelfth Edition of this powerhouse best-selling text maintains its tradition as the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the music industry in all of its diversity. Readers new to the music business and seasoned professionals alike will find David Baskerville and Tim Baskerville’s handbook the go-to source, regardless of their specialty within the music field. Music Business Handbook and Career Guide is ideal for introductory courses such as Introduction to the Music Business, Music and Media, and other survey courses as well as more specialized courses such as the record industry, music careers, artist management, and more. The fully updated Twelfth Edition includes a comprehensive discussion of the streaming revolution and its impact on all parts of the value chain, including composers, performing artists, publishers, and labels. The book also analyzes shifts in the competing platforms of consumption ranging from fast-shrinking physical formats and broadcasting to downloads and subscription services. This edition offers more vignettes than ever, illustrating how individuals in different industry roles advanced their careers, as well as how they’ve adjusted to the intertwining influences of technology, law, and culture.

The Global Music Industry

Three Perspectives

Author: Arthur Bernstein,Naoki Sekine,Dick Weissman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135922489

Category: Music

Page: 304

View: 1660


For everyone in the music industry—record labels, managers, music publishers, and the performers themselves—it is important to understand the world music marketplace and how it functions. Yet remarkably little has been written about the music business outside of the U.S. The Global Music Industry: Three Perspectives gives a concise overview of the issues facing everyone in the international music industry. Designed for an introductory course on music business, the book begins with an introduction to the field around the world, then focuses on global issues by region, from bootlegging and copyright to censorship and government support. It will be a standard resource for students, professionals, and musicians.

Music Money and Success

Author: Jeffrey Brabec,Todd Brabec

Publisher: Schirmer Trade Books

ISBN: 0857126466

Category: Music

Page: 559

View: 9902


The Insider's Guide to Making Money in the Music Industry. Millions dream of attaining glamour and wealth through music. This book reveals the secrets of the music business that have made fortunes for the superstars. A must-have for every songwriter, performer and musician.

The Music Business

Career Opportunities and Self-Defense

Author: Dick Weissman

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307788962

Category: Music

Page: 416

View: 2565


The Must-Have Guide for Breaking into the Music Business Completely revised and updated for the twenty-first century, The Music Business provides essential career advice and information on how to get started and advance in all areas of the music industry—from an author who’s had careers in music as an artist and professor for more than two decades. This comprehensive volume gives you guidance and information on: • Starting your music career • The ins and outs of recording contracts • Record producing and music engineering • The distribution and sale of records • The Internet and MP3s, and their effects on the music industry • The latest computer programs • Copyright law • Composing music and songwriting • Music education • The international music industry • And much more . . . The Music Business is an indispensable reference for anyone who wants to begin a career in any of the industry’s facets, as well as an invaluable aid to professional and would-be professional musicians alike.

Songwriter's Market

Author: Ian Bessler

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 9781582971889

Category: Music

Page: 520

View: 3929


A helpful manual for songwriters looking to market their work offers hundreds of up-to-date entries--including a host of new ones--along with submission information, market requirements, interviews with successful songwriters, phone and fax number contacts, email addresses, and guidance on how much to charge. Original. 25,000 first printing.