Introduction to the Music Industry

Supported by an updated companion website, this book equips music business students and performance majors with the knowledge and tools to adopt and integrate entrepreneurial thinking successfully into practice and shape the future of the industry. 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.

Routledge. It engages students with creative problem-solving activities, collaborative projects and case studies as they explore the inner workings of the music business, while encouraging them to think like entrepreneurs on a path toward their own successful careers in the industry. This new edition includes a revised chapter organization, with chapters streamlined to focus on topics most important to music business students, while also maintaining its user-friendly chapter approach.


Managing a Nonprofit Organization: Updated Twenty-First-Century Edition

But much has changed since it was last updated in 1999, as the United States reels from political, economic, and demographic shifts, all of which impact nonprofit organizations every day. In easy-to-understand language and with study questions at the end of each chapter, Dr. Wolf’s update of managing a nonprofit organization includes material that tackles the demands and challenges faced by nonprofit managers as a result of the legislative and policy changes enacted after 9/11 and in the wake of the economic collapse of 2008.

Highlighting the generational issues facing many nonprofits, as current management ages and a younger generation prepares to take the reins, Dr. Nonprofit administrators, trustees, and volunteers need Thomas Wolf’s solid advice now more than ever. In the current economy, nonprofits are trying to make ends meet.

So do the many college and university students preparing for work in the nonprofit arena. Dr. Wolf explains how to cope with all the changes, giving you everything you need to know to be a highly successful nonprofit leader. They are responding to technological innovation in the age of social media and viral marketing.

Wolf suggests ways for organizations to best manage these transitions and adapt to a rapidly changing world. The revised and updated edition of the go-to guide that has been an essential resource for nonprofit administrators, managers, and business professors since 1984—retooled to address the challenges presented by today’s world.

Lessons from a Street-Wise Professor: What You Won't Learn at Most Music Schools

Is it better or worse? The answer is, it depends. They appreciate and recognize excellence and quality. The internet has made it possible for them to side-step the big publishing houses and record labels. He’s a former colleague at the eastman School, and as a young person, he’s up on all the latest and greatest happenings in the tech world.

Audiences still stand and applaud a performance. Then there is the manner in which musicians are compensated for their creative work—copyright, royalties and now-digital royalties are being reexamined. Each individual’s personal circumstance will answer that question. It’s a book that discusses contemporary issues in the real world of music, and the fact is, much has changed since then.

Ray ricker. What hasn’t changed in the real-world music industry is the human dynamic. They connect with their fans and often use crowdfunding to raise money for projects. Lessons from a streetwise professor: What You Won’t Learn at Most Music Schools was first published in 2011. They don’t applaud their sound systems or playback devices.

These subjects are all addressed in this second edition. Changes made by Congress have impacted health care and taxes.

Lessons from a Street-Wise Professor: What You Won't Learn at Most Music Schools

The professional music world. It's tough out there! Yet musicians manage to survive and even thrive in this competitive environment. Among the many practical skills you'll learn are: • developing an entrepreneurial mindset • understanding your musical marketplace • separating yourself from the pack • navigating professional relationships • maintaining your artistic integrity while striving for financial success Also included are inspiring stories from musicians who found their own paths to success.

Tracking provided on most orders. Perfect for music students just entering the professional world or for anyone considering a career in music-and a helpful read for non-musicians and old pros, too! Isbn13: 9780982863909. Ramon ricker of the eastman School of Music offers indispensible insights into this often overlooked but crucial aspect of a musician's education.

Drawing on decades of experience as a professional musician and educator, Dr. Lessons from a street-wise professor sheds light on what every successful musician knows but most music schools don't teach-that a musician, regardless of instrument or specialty, is a small business and with that comes the need for entrepreneurial savvy.

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The Creative Professional's Guide to Money: How to Think About It, How to Talk About it, How to Manage It

Condition: New. The creative professional's Guide to Money teaches creatives everything they need to know about the financial side of running a creative business. Creatives - which include anyone promoting their own creative services designers, interior designers, but when it comes to running the financial side of their business, copywriters, web designers, illustrators, and more - are great at their work, photographers, most would rather not talk about it.

Using examples, and real-life stories from actual creatives, case studies, this book addresses:how to build the financial structure of a creative business from the ground upHow to set up and achieve long-term financial goals and plan for a prosperous retirementCommon financial mistakes small business owners make and how to avoid themHow to handle taxes and insuranceHow to perform day-to-day accounting tasksHow to create a budget and adhere to itWhat to charge for work and how to determine a profit marginHow to talk about money with clients and prospects Isbn13: 9780982863909.

This book focuses on proven techniques and resources used by a wide range of successful creatives to manage their business finances. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Expert advisers are interviewed on topics such as accounting, taxes, contracts and financial planning.

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All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Ninth Edition

Tracking provided on most orders. No musician, entertainment lawyer, songwriter, promoter, manager, agent, publisher, or record company executive—anyone who makes their living from music—can afford to be without All You Need to Know About the Music Business. Now in its ninth edition, this latest edition leads novices and experts alike through the crucial, up-to-the-minute information on the industry’s major changes in response to today’s rapid technological advances and uncertain economy.

Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. He offers timely, publishing, touring, authoritative information from how to select and hire a winning team of advisors and structure their commissions and fees; navigate the ins and outs of record deals, and copyrights; maximize concert, songwriting, and merchandising deals; understand the digital streaming services; and how to take a comprehensive look at the rapidly transforming landscape of the music business as a whole.

As adam levine, “if you want to be in music, says, lead singer and guitarist of Maroon 5, you have to read this book. Isbn13: 9780982863909. The music industry is in the eye of the storm, when everyone in the business is scrambling to figure out what’s going to happen to the major labels and what it will mean for the careers of artists and business professionals.

Simon Schuster. Whether you are—or aspire to be—a performer, writer, or executive, veteran music lawyer Donald Passman’s comprehensive guide is an indispensable tool. Condition: New.

How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. He gets it. Almost a decade later, he has become a founding member of the new DIY movement and a self-sustaining musician, all without the help of a major label. Liveright Publishing Corporation. Today, odds mean nothing and success is not about lucky breaks.

Today, artists are able to produce studio-worthy content from their basement and albums are funded not by "record men" but by generous, fans can communicate with their idols by simply picking up their phones, engaged supporters. As result, how to make it in the new music Business is a must-have guide for anyone hoping to navigate the increasingly complex yet advantageous landscape that is the modern music industry.

Incredibly comprehensive and brutally honest throughout, and tips for playing live, including how to:Build a grass-roots fan base―and understand the modern fanBook a profitable tour, How to Make It in the New Music Business covers every facet of the "new" business, such as opening vs. Now, like record sales, drawing from years of experience, the ones who want to forge their own path and not follow the traditional markers of success, Herstand has written the definitive guide for other like-minded artists, hits on the radio or the amount of your label advance.

I've read a hundred how-to-make-it-in-the-music-biz books, and this one is today's definitive, comprehensive manual. Jack conte, 150+ million youtube views, pomplamoose, CEO of PatreonForget everything you think you know about the odds of “making it” in the music industry. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!

Music for Ear Training with Premium Website Printed Access Card

Condition: New. Isbn13: 9780982863909. The standard in ear training instruction is Horvit/Koozin/Nelson MUSIC FOR EAR TRAINING. The accompanying digital resources for this text are easy to use and include high-quality recordings of various instruments playing each exercise. The fourth edition takes a hybrid approach to deliver a wealth of practical material that will help students quickly improve their listening and ear training skills.

. The dictation repertoire includes basic rudiments intervals, melodies, four-part harmonic settings, and scales, chords, and varied textures from musical literature. Liveright Publishing Corporation. Does not include access card. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!

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Modern Recording Techniques Audio Engineering Society Presents

Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Condition: New. Simon Schuster. Using its familiar and accessible writing style, networked audio, presenting the latest production technologies and includes an in-depth coverage of the DAW, MIDI, this ninth edition has been fully updated, signal processing and much more.

A robust companion website features video tutorials, web-links, an online glossary, flashcards, and a link to the author’s blog. It’s a must-have reference for all audio bookshelves. Instructor resources include a test bank and an instructor’s manual. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

. Tracking provided on most orders. The ninth edition includes: updated tips, tricks and insights for getting the best out of your studio An introduction to the Apple iOS in music production Introductions to new technologies and important retro studio techniques The latest advancements in DAW systems, signal processing, mixing and mastering Isbn13: 9780982863909.

Liveright Publishing Corporation. Modern recording Techniques is the bestselling, authoritative guide to sound and music recording. Does not include access card. Whether you’re just starting out or are looking for a step-up in the industry, Modern Recording Techniques provides an in-depth read on the art and technologies of music production.

Writing and Reporting News: A Coaching Method

Packed with full-color photographs and examples straight from recent headlines, writing and REPORTING NEWS: A COACHING METHOD, 8e uses tips and techniques from revered writing coaches and award-winning journalists to help you develop the writing and reporting skills you need to succeed in the changing world of journalism.

Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Liveright Publishing Corporation. Tracking provided on most orders. In addition, a fully online, the book now offers MindTap Communication, highly personalized learning experience that enhances learner engagement and improves outcomes. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!

Does not include access card. Simon Schuster. Integrating new trends in the convergence of print, broadcast, and online media, WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS equips you with the fundamental skills you need for media careers now-and in the future. Offering the most up-to-date coverage available, the Eighth Edition fully integrates multimedia content into the chapters-reflecting the way the news world actually operates.

An entire chapter is devoted to media ethics, while ethical dilemmas in each chapter give you practice working through ethical issues you might face on the job. Condition: New. Isbn13: 9780982863909.

Entertainment Law

Simon Schuster. Introducing a historical perspective in the music, radio, television, and motion picture industries, this book contains interrelated chapters that clearly and concisely expose readers to various legal issues among the segments of the entertainment industry. An excellent reference and informational book for anyone involved in sports and/or entertainment law, legal assistants, including paralegals, and talent managers.

Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Liveright Publishing Corporation. It shows that an appreciation of the extremely creative individuals that comprise the industry will be helpful if you choose entertainment law as a career. Tracking provided on most orders. After a short overview of the american legal system, constitutional issues, intellectual property issues, antitrust regulation, entertainment contracts, this book covers agents and managers, music and music publishing issues, live performance issues, administrative regulation, and legal issues in television and motion pictures.

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