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MISCELLANEOUS

Dr. E. Michael Harrington
Professor of Intellectual Property & Entertainment & Music Business
(click on bibliography in right hand corner)
http://www.emichaelharrington.com

TRADE PUBLICATIONS

Billboard Magazine
http://www.billboard.com

CCM: Contemporary Christian Music
http://www.ccmcom.com

DJ Times
http://www.djtimes.com

Down Beat Magazine
http://downbeatjazz.com

Glass Onyon PR - Music Publicity
http://www.ant-bee.com/glassonyonpr.htm

Guitar Player
http://guitarplayer.com

International Musician American Federation of Musicians
http://www.afm.org

Metal Edge Magazine
http://www.metaledgemag.com

Mix Magazine
http://mixonline.com

Music Connection
http://www.musicconnection.com

Musician
http://www.musicianmag.com

National Academy of Songwriters Musepaper
http://www.nassong.org

Overture – Professionals Musicians Local 47
http://www.promusic47.org

Pro Sound News
http://www.secure-prosound.com

Radio and Records
http://www.radioandrecords.com

Rap Sheet
http://www.rapsheet.com

Rolling Stone Magazine
http://www.rollingstone.com

Sing Out
http://www.singout.org

Variety
http://www.variety.com

Vibe Magazine
http://www.vibe.com

INDUSTRY DIRECTORIES

Association for Independent Music
http://www.afim.org

The Music Yellow Pages
http://www.musicyellowpages.com

FEDERAL AGENCIES

United States Copyright Office

Register of Copyrights

Library of Congress
http://www.copyright.gov

United States Patent and Trademark office
http://www.uspto.gov

ORGANIZATIONS AND TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

Academy of Country Music
http://www.acmcountry.com

American Federation of Musicians (AFM)
http://www.afm.org

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
(AFTRA)
http://www.aftra.com

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
http://www.aiga.org

American Society of Composers

Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)
http://www.ascap.com

Association of Independent Music (AFIM)
http://www.afim.org

Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI)
http://www.bmi.com

California Lawyers for the Arts (CLA)
http://www.calawyersforthearts.org

Country Music Association (CMA)
http://www.countrymusic.org

Electronic Industries Association (EIA)
http://www.eia.org

Folk Alliance
http://www.folk.org

Gospel Music Association
http://www.gospelmusic.org

The Harry Fox Agency
http://www.harryfox.com

Home Recording Rights Coalition
http://www.hrrc.org

International Bluegrass Music Association
http://www.ibma.org

Music and Entertainment Industry Educator’s Association (MEIEA)
http://www.meiea.org

National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS)
http://www.grammy.com

National Academy of Songwriters (NAS)
http://www.nassong.org

National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM)
http://www.narm.com

National Music Publishers Association
http://www.nmpa.com

Recording Industry Association of America Inc.
http://www.riaa.com

SESAC, Inc.
http://www.sesac.com

Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers
of Canada (SOCAN)
http://www.socan.com

Society of Professional Audio Recording Services (SPARS)
http://www.spars.com

The Songwriters Guild of America
(SGA)
http://www.songwritersguild.com

BOOKS

Below are books I highly recommend.

The Acoustic Musician’s Guide to Sound Reinforcement and Live Recording
Mike Sokol
Prentice-Hall Inc.

All You Need To Know About The Music Business ( Latest Ed.)
Donald Passman
Simon & Shuster

The Billboard Guide to Home Recording
Ray Baragary
Billboard Books

The Billboard Guide to Music Publicity
Jim Pettigrew, Jr.
Billboard Books

The Craft and Business of Songwriting
John Braheny
Writers Digest Books

Everything You’d Better Know About The Music Business
Artist's, Songwriters, Producers, Musicians and Music Entrepreneurs
Powerful & easy lessons for success in the Music Biz
BY:  Kashif with Gary Greenberg
Brooklyn Boy Books
ISBN 1-885726-03-1

Hit Man
Fredric Dannen
Vintage Books

How The Music Business Works
BY:  Larry Wacholtz, Ph.D
Thumbs Up Publishing
Mt.  Juliet Tn.

How to Run a Recording Session
Jayce De Santis
Mix Books

How to be Your Own Booking Agent
Jeri Goldstein
The New Music Times, Inc.
www.nmtinc.com

How To Get A Job In The Music Industry
Keith Hatschek
Berklee Press
www.berkleepress.com

Making Money, Making Music
James W. Dearing
Writer’s Digest Books

Managing Your Band- Artist Management: the ultimate responsibility, 2nd edition
BY:  Dr. Stephen Marcone
HiMARKS Publishing
P.O. Box 2083, Wayne N.J. 07474-2083 - FAX: 973-720-2217

marcone@frontier.wilpaterson.edu
Hard to find but email or fax for order possibility worth having.

The Mansion On The Hill – Dylan, Young, Geffen, Springsteen and the Head On Collision of Rock and Commerce
Fred Goodman
Vintage  Books

Musician’s Business and Legal Guide – 3rd Edition
Compiled and Edited by Mark Halloran
Prentice Hall

Music Business Primer
BY:  Dianne Rapaport
Prentice Hall
ISBN 0-13-034077-4

The Musician’s Internet – Online strategies for success in the Music Industry
Peter Spellman
Berklee Press
www.berkleepress.com

The Musician’s Guide to Making and Selling your own CD’s and Cassettes
Jana Stanfeld
Writer’s Digest Books

Music Law - How to run your band's business
BY:  Attorney Rich Stim - NOLO PRESS - 1-800-728-3555 or
www.nolo.com
You can get this in bookstores but if you have trouble order it.

Music Biz- Know How: Do it Yourself strategies for independent music success
Peter Spellman
Berklee Books
www.berkleepress.com

Music Publishing: A songwriter’s guide
Randy Poe
Writer’s Digest Books

Networking In The Music Business
Dan Kimpel
Writer’s Digest Books

Off The Charts: Ruthless Days and Reckless Nights Inside The Music Industry
Bruce Haring
Carol Publishing Group

Rockonomic’s – The money behind the music
Marc Eliot
Citadel Press

Running Your Rock Band - Rehearsing, Financing, Touring, Succeeding
BY:  Bill Henderson
Schirmer Books, An imprint of Simon and Schuster
ISBN 0-02-864611-8 -
Can order through Barnes & Noble or you might find in Book Store of your choice - Try Amazon.com

The Songwriter’s Guide to Collaboration
Walter Carter
Mix Books

Sound Check: The Basics of Sound and Sound Systems
Tony Moscal
Hal Leonard Corporation

The Self-Promoting Musician - Strategies for independent Music Success
Peter Spellman
Berklee Press
www.berkleepress.com

Tim Sweeney’s Guide to Releasing Independent Records
Tim Sweeney and Mark Geller
TSA Books
(310) 542-6430

 
Career Opportunities in Music Business
 

Performing Artist                                

TOURING

Personal Manager       

Drivers

Booking Agent

Travel Agent

Business Manager/Accountant           

RADIO, FILM & TELEVISION

Entertainment Lawyer

Programming Director

Publishing

Radio Show Producer

Publicist                                              

Radio Show Engineer

RECORDING

Disc Jockey

Songwriter

Video Jockey

Record Producer

Film/ Television Scorer

Recording Studio

Jingle &  Session Singer

Rehearsal Studio

Session Musician

Recording Engineer

SYMPHONIES & OPERA

Arranger

Conductor

Session Musicians

Section Leader

Session Singer

Opera Singer

Demo/Ghost Singer

Orchestra Manager

RECORD LABEL                             

Business Manager

A& R (creative)

Ticket Service Director

A& R Administration              

Orchestra Music Librarian

Production

EDUCATION

Video Production

Music Supervisor

Album Art Design (graphics)

Music Educator - College, Conservatory

Sales

Music Teacher - Secondary or Elementary

Publicity                                             

Private Teacher

Marketing                                                 

Music Therapist

Promotions (according to genre)        

Music Librarian

Human Resources

CHURCH MUSIC

Business Affairs/Legal

Choir /Band Director

Office Administration

Cantor/Soloist

International

Organist/Pianist

Finance

INSTRUMENT & EQUIPMENT

Tour Marketing

Instrument Designer

Intern

Instrument Builder

TOURING

Instrument Restoration

Concert Promoter

Equipment Sales/Rentals

Road Manager

Cartage

Monitor/Front House Sound

MISCELLANEOUS

Roadie/Crew

Merchandise

Costume/Hair/Make-up

Music Journalist

Dancers

Internet

Stage Managers

Unions (AFTRA/AF of M)

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