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100 Careers in the Music Business

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ISBN-10: 0764115774

ISBN-13: 9780764115776

Edition: 2001

Authors: Tanja L. Crouch

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The music industry is flourishingand young men and women seeking careers dont have to be performing artists to land a rewarding job in the business. Todays music industry needs composers, lyricists, creative managers, sound engineers, video producers and directors, booking agents, concert promoters, publicists, writers, marketing professionals, and even lawyers and accountants. 100 Careers in the Music Business takes the mystery out of job titles like song plugger, product manager, and engineer, and presents easy to understand explanations of duties and necessary qualifications. Most important, this book gives an overview of the industry as it currently operatesdescribing the roles of music publishers, recording companies, record distribution groups, the musicians themselves, producers, management teams, and marketing and promotion operations. Here too are inspiring stories of men and women who have made it in many different areas of music. A glossary of terms defines music industry jargon, and an appendix lists major music organizations. 100 Careers in the Music Business gives readers the most complete picture of todays music industry available anywhere. Its a must read for anyone considering a career in music, and it deserves a place on the reference shelf of high school and college guidance counselors.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Introductionp. vii
Composing-Songwritingp. 1
Music Publishingp. 12
Record Companyp. 35
Record Distribution Groups and Retailp. 96
Recordingp. 101
Managementp. 129
Professionalp. 143
Creative Services and Videop. 147
Marketing and Publicityp. 154
Agentp. 163
On Tourp. 168
Music for Film, Television, and Advertising, and New Mediap. 193
Media: Print, Radio, and Televisionp. 210
Events, Organizations, Societies, and Unionsp. 219
Educationp. 234
Unions, Performing Rights Societies, Organizationsp. 237
Directories and Magazinesp. 249
Four-Year Schools Offering Degrees in Music Business Managementp. 253
Glossaryp. 257
Additional Resourcesp. 271
Acknowledgmentsp. 277
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