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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
Professional Artist Management and Its Principles
Preparing to Manage
Preparing to be Managed
Lessons in Artist Management
The Artist as a Business
Income from Live Performance
Income from Songwriting
Income from Recording
Conducting Business for the Artist
The Artist Career Plan
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Audio software tutorials
9.1 x 7.4 x 0.6", 23.11 x 18.79 x 1.52cm
ISBN-10: 0240809246, ISBN-13: 978-0240809243
January 28, 2011
Focal Press Book: Artist Management for the Music Business, 2nd Edition Review