Managing Artists in Pop Music: What Every Artist and Manager Must Know to Succeed

byMitch Weiss, Perri Gaffney

Paperback | January 24, 2012

Managing Artists in Pop Music: What Every Artist and Manager Must Know to Succeed by Mitch Weiss
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Music managers and artists will learn the secrets of successful management with scenarios from a manager’s work life along with the legal and business skills to master them. Through stories of real-life famous artist-manager teams, the authors analyze, criticize, and detail what a manager ought to learn to be an effective advisor and representative.

The book teaches future music managers and artists how to acquire clients, negotiate contracts, develop image, administer taxes and finances, and deal with promoters, media, attorneys, and unions. A special chapter addresses artists, advising them on what to look for in a manager, how to sign fair management contracts, and how to avoid career manipulation. Packed with industry guidelines, sample contracts, and sure-fire career tips from industry icons, this book is a professional springboard for music managers, recording artists, singers, and rock bands alike.
Mitch Weiss has been a manager for musical and theatrical artists for more than twenty-five years and has been a certified ATPAM manager since 1985. In addition to pop and sports icons, his management experience includes Disney Theatricals International, New York Shakespeare Festival, Big Apple Circus, and countless Broadway shows, inc...
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Title:Managing Artists in Pop Music: What Every Artist and Manager Must Know to SucceedFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.8 inPublished:January 24, 2012Publisher:AllworthLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1581158823

ISBN - 13:9781581158823

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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