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Book details
  • Genre:MUSIC
  • SubGenre:Business Aspects
  • Language:English
  • Series title:The Truth About the Music Business and Moore
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:656
  • eBook ISBN:9781483554532

The Truth About the Music Business

A Grass Roots Business and Legal Guide!

by Steve Moore, B.A., J.D.

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Overview
If you are seriously considering a career in the music business save yourself a LOT of money and get this book, it's worth reading every page and will save you a TON of money in legal fees, heartaches, time wasted, dreams wasted and all of the talent will NOT get you to where you want to go without a GUIDELINE which is EXACTLY what this book is. It's a road map to success in the music industry!
Description
This book guides the reader through the variety of stages and steps one takes to make a professional music career into a legal business. It covers important topics that every musician should fully understand before signing a contract, making a recording, or fully pursuing a career. With a straightforward, plain-English approach, this book is written by an attorney who has been on both sides of the desk in the music business. With the advent of modern computer recording technology, more musicians are producing music for sales and seeking careers than ever before. With those careers comes the need for understanding and planning a career that goes past where the next gig is. This useful and easy-to-follow guide helps the reader do just that, therefore providing a path to gain more control over his/her music career.
About the author
Steve Moore, B.A, J.D, Author of the "The Truth about the Music Business" Steve began his music career very early when he began to play music professionally. Since then he has worked as a Singer/Songwriter, Studio Owner, Publisher, Recording Engineer, Record Producer, Live Sound & Lighting Production, and Independent Label Head for High Cotton Records. He worked as an Entertainment Lawyer in Nashville, TN where he represented a number of national & international acts. During that time in Nashville, he worked on other businesses such as On-line Multimedia, Inc. that did the first music download on the Internet EVER! He was also with American Resource Network, Inc. that worked throughout Russia in telecommunications. He has traveled to and worked in several countries including most E.E.C. Countries, He has attended MIDEM International Music Festival in Cannes, France numerous times. He regularly attended SXSW in Austin, Texas and other music festivals throughout the United States. He has lectured at a considerable amount of seminars/conferences on the music business throughout the Southeast as well as legal seminars throughout the Caribbean & Mexico for Entertainment Attorneys. He has been published as a contributing writer in numerous music publications and is the author of the book, "The Truth about the Music Business" (Thomson/ArtistPro) and soon to be published by ButterMilk Media. With the impending demise of the Music Business, Steve moved to Mississippi to take care of his family and worked in IT (Software and Hardware) as well as two Software Companies in both Entertainment and Financial Services and then created ButterMilk Media where he does Website Development, Consulting, and Social Media Management. He guest lectures at International Symposiums around the world for PCG, INC and Jerry Whitehead (Our Joint Venture Partner). Steve still does some Music Consulting and only plays live as often as he can. He spends his free time writing & recording music in his Studio. Steve is now the Vice President of International Affairs for Presto eCom Systems, Inc, (TM) a Global Licensing Company.
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