Making It in the Music Business: The Business and Legal Guide for Songwriters and Performers / Edition 3 by Lee Wilson | 9781581153170 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Making It in the Music Business: The Business and Legal Guide for Songwriters and Performers / Edition 3

Making It in the Music Business: The Business and Legal Guide for Songwriters and Performers / Edition 3

by Lee Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1581153171

ISBN-13: 9781581153170

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing


Using dozens of real-life examples, readers will find up-to-date information on avoiding copyright infringement, working effectively with managers and music lawyers, developing management and booking agreements, and more. This updated edition is completely revised and expanded with two brand-new chapters on the do's and don't's of starting and running a band, and

Overview


Using dozens of real-life examples, readers will find up-to-date information on avoiding copyright infringement, working effectively with managers and music lawyers, developing management and booking agreements, and more. This updated edition is completely revised and expanded with two brand-new chapters on the do's and don't's of starting and running a band, and how to make money from music. It also includes expanded material on Internet copyright issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581153170
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
3rd Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Dedicationvi
Acknowledgmentsvii
Prefaceix
1.Copyright for Songwriters
Chapter 1Understanding Copyright Law3
Chapter 2How Copyright Protects You23
Chapter 3Protecting Your Copyrights and Yourself37
Chapter 4Making Money from Your Music61
II.The Business of Making Music
Chapter 5When You Form a Band83
Chapter 6Understanding Contracts99
Chapter 7Finding and Managing a Booking Agent107
Chapter 8Managers and What They Mean to Your Career117
Chapter 9Music Lawyers and How to Find and Work with One131
Chapter 10Trademarks and Why They're Important to You151
Chapter 11Choosing a Performing Name You Can Protect165
Appendixes
Appendix AForm Club Engagement Agreement187
Appendix BForm Photographer's Agreement and Assignment of Copyright193
Appendix CForm Designer's Agreement and Assignment of Copyright197
Appendix DSample Trademark Cease-and-Desist Letter201
Appendix EResources205
Glossary219
Index235

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