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    This Business of Songwriting (Hardback) By (author) Jason Blume


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    DescriptionWriting great songs is not enough. To make money, song-writers need a firm, realistic grasp of how songs generate income. "This Business of Songwriting" is the first book to demystify the process of doing business as a songwriter. Author Jason Blume, an industry veteran with twenty years on both sides of the desk, starts by defining terms; then walks readers step-by-step through the process of starting and operating a publishing company; teaches how to pitch songs to publishers, artists, managers, A and R representatives, and producers; offers a detailed explanation of how the singles and album charts work; and throughout, provides valuable information about how to make money writing songs. "This Business of Songwriting" is a one-volume resource that teaches the skills and knowledge every songwriter needs to succeed. Art and commerce combine to make Song writing pay! This is a must-have for every songwriter and music student, a definitive guide to making money in the music industry. The best-selling author is the expert in the field.

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    This Business of Songwriting
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jason Blume
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    ISBN 13: 9780823077595
    ISBN 10: 0823077594

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    BIC E4L: MUS
    Libri: I-MU
    BIC subject category V2: AVG
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15940
    BISAC V2.8: MUS038000, MUS004000
    DC22: 782.4213
    Thema V1.0: AVL
    Illustrations note
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    Watson-Guptill Publications
    Imprint name
    Billboard Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    21 September 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jason Blume, the author of the best-selling "6 Steps to Songwriting Success"and "Inside Songwriting," is one of the few songwriters ever to have songs on the Country, Pop, and R&B charts at the same time. A highly respected songwriting teacher, Blume presents seminars across the country. He lives in Nashville.