Musicians' & Songwriters' Yearbook 2008

Musicians' & Songwriters' Yearbook 2008

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This essential 'black book' to the music industry lists contact names and vital practical advice for producing, selling and performing your music. This expanded edition includes new articles on: How to Approach a Performance, How Vocal Performers Communicate, Recording Acoustic Instruments, The Basics of DJ Technique, The Role of the Musical Director, The AaR Department and Setting up a Studio. Includes information on the Flow of Royalties, New Business Models for Deriving Income, Music industry acronyms and terminology. Among the many expert contributors: Pete Kirtley, Ivor Novello winning songwriter and producer (Spice Girls, Misteeq, Gareth Gates), Steve Levine, Grammy Award winning producer (Culture Club, The Beach Boys), Colin Emmanual, Producer (Jamelia), Jim Jomoa, professional DJ, Ben Challis, music lawyer (Glastonbury), Keith Lowde, Former Deputy Chairman, Music Copyright Protection Society, Sharon Woolf, songwriter and vocalist (Fatboy Slim, Liberty X), JoJo Gould, Editor of Music Business Journal, Jen Moss, Music Consultant (Boosey a Hawkes), Adrian Winman, Record and Games Producer. The foreword is by John Kennedy (Chairman a CEO, International Federation of the Phonographic Industry).However, the vast majority of those who provide this important business service are movers and shakers who work quietly behind the scenes. ... As a result, there is no one-stop manual for band management - instead, every manager can bring his or her own style, values and qualities to the ... If the artist is a live performer, then knowledge of gigs, venues, touring, agents and promoters will be necessary .

Title:Musicians' & Songwriters' Yearbook 2008
Author:Jonathan Little, Katie Chatburn
Publisher:A&C Black - 2007-07-31


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