Who is this book for? In my forty-plus years working in and around music, I’ve been fortunate to see the music industry from many different perspectives. With this experience, I have created a simple, easy to read book with some solid advice and tools that will help you reach your idea of success and give you the confidence needed to make well-informed decisions.
This book is intended for budding musicians and songwriters who are considering a career in music as well as the hobbyist covering some of the basic fundamentals needed in order to work in the music industry at any level. This book is not intended to be a complete study of the music business, but rather a portal for all musicians working in a band and the possibilities available to them.
Even veteran musicians might find inspiration throughout this book that might help them jump-start a sluggish career. But you don’t have to be a musician to enjoy this book either. If you have a musician in your life, you might find some of this information helpful in understanding your loved one’s passion and gain more insight on how the music business operates.
Enclosed are some basic methods that have served thousands of musicians before you. You will learn:
• How to organize your practice and rehearsal sessions for optimum productivity
• Ideas for booking gigs and creating a promotional package that will get attention
• Tips on songwriting, copyrights and publishing.
• Basic information needed in order to have a fun, creative and successful experience in music.