Music Publishing, 5th ed. from Course Technology and written by Tim Whitsett will empower you to succeed at starting up your own company, climbing the corporate ladder in your current job or adding profits to your current music business activities. Through this one-of-a-kind book you'll learn how to forecast sales, calculate advances, evaluate copyright purchases, negotiate contracts and licenses, manage personnel and company affairs efficiently and maximize commercial potential plus much more.
About the Author:
Tim Whitsett's music publishing career began at 17 when he formed his own company. After college, he joined Stax Records in Memphis, later becoming president of the music publishing division, East/Memphis Music Corp. Whitsett was named general manager of Chrysalis Music (London) in 1976. Chappell Music Ltd. (London) recruited him in 1981 as manager, Standard Division. Whitsett has operated advisory services to music publishers in 15 countries since the mid-eighties. His clientele has included CBS, MCA, RCA, EMI, Chappell, Chrysalis, Island, Virgin, Rondor, Jobete, United Artists, and publishing companies owned by Elton John, Michael Jackson, and Paul McCartney. Now based in his hometown, Jackson, Mississippi, Whitsett is associated with Malaco Music Group and frequently provides consultancy services to music publishers and copyright investors worldwide.