All You Need to Know About the Music Business

All You Need to Know About the Music Business

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In the music business, the key to success lies in knowing how to protect yourself. To do that, you need the best and most up-to-date advice available. Whether you want a career as a performer, writer or executive, Donald Passman's comprehensive guide to the legal and financial aspects of the business is an indispensable tool. This fourth edition is packed with vital information on such subjects as record contracts, managers, music publishing, touring, fees, etc. There are also brand new chapters on the technological advances that are reshaping the business, and how novices and experts alike should manage such changes.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 38mm | 639.58g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0141018453
  • 9780141018454
  • 1,206,632

About Donald S. Passmore

Donald Passman is a graduate of the University of Texas and Harvard Law School. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and four children and practices law with the Beverly Hills firm of Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown, Inc. Passman has specialized intensively in the music business for more than twenty-five years, and is frequently cited as one of the most influential people in the entertainment industry. His clients include major entertainers (R.E.M., Tiina Turner, and Bryan Adams to name a few), publishers, record companies, songwriters, industry executives, film companies, managers, producers, and other participants in the music industry.
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