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Focal Press Book: Artist Management for the Music Business, 2nd Edition

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Product Highlights
  • Author: Paul Allen
  • Key industry insight
  • Successful career strategies
  • Career and business planning
  • Unique tools developed for this book

Artist Management for the Music Business by Paul Allen is designed to be used as a definitive guide to the students of artist  management in the music business, as well as those seeking to become professional managers. The book also prepares the reader for a successful career, looking at the application of classic management theory to artist management, featuring profiles of artist managers, an exclusive and detailed template for an artist career plan, and samples of major contract sections for artist management, and record deals. Updated information, including a directory of artist management companies, is available on the companion website. Some of the tools developed for this book are found nowhere else and active artist managers will find them to be helpful planning and organization tools.     



About the Author
Paul Allen, associate professor at Middle Tennessee State University, earned his B.S. in business management from the University of Tennessee. He was awarded the M.B.A. with an emphasis in marketing from MTSU. Additional studies have included courses and seminars at Vanderbilt, Harvard, Clemson, and Belmont Universities.
Table of Contents
  1. Professional Artist Management and Its Principles
  2. Preparing to Manage
  3. Preparing to be Managed
  4. Lessons in Artist Management
  5. Planning
  6. The Artist as a Business
  7. Income from Live Performance
  8. Income from Songwriting
  9. Income from Recording
  10. Conducting Business for the Artist
  11. The Artist Career Plan
  12. Coaching
Subject Audio software tutorials
Author Paul Allen
Edition 2nd
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 304
Dimensions 9.1 x 7.4 x 0.6", 23.11 x 18.79 x 1.52cm
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number ISBN-10: 0240809246, ISBN-13: 978-0240809243
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published January 28, 2011
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