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Donald S. Passman
All You Need To Know About The Music Business

How To Pick A Team
Personal Managers
Business Managers
Overview Of The Record Business
Advances And Recoupment
Real-life Numbers
Other Major Deal Points
Producer And Mixer Deals
Advanced Record Deal Points
Advanced Royalty Computations
Loan Out, Independent Production, Label, And Distrobution Deals
Copyright Basics
Publishing Companies And Major Income Sources
Secondary Publishing Income
Songwriter Deals
Copublishing And Administration Deals
Advanced Copyright Concepts
More Advanced Copyright Concepts
Licensing Existing Recordings And Existing Songs For Motion Pictures
Soundtrack Album Deals

In the music business, the key to success lies in knowing how to protect yourself. Whether you are a performer, writer or executive, Passman's revered and exhaustive guide to the legal and financial aspects of the music world is an essential tool, offering authoritative, up-to-the-minute information. You'll learn how to: select and hire a winning team of advisors, master the big picture and the finer points of record deals, navigate the ins and outs of songwriting, music publishing and copyrights, and maximize concert, touring and merchandising deals. This fifth edition also includes information on: music downloads and streaming, how royalties are computed in the digital age, why record companies are hemorrhaging money, new laws on copyright infringement, illegal downloads and challenges to intellectual property rights, industry strategies to combat piracy, and the new model for record deals. "Should be required reading for anyone planning or enduring a career in the biz." Rolling Stone

Item code: 6344B | Book | $29.95 add item to cart
Instructional | 441 Pages | Hardcover | 6 x 9

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