Blues Musician Jon Cleary on Writing Great Songs, Part 3 of 4: Controlling Your Copyrights and Managing Your Business
Blues pianist and songwriter Jon Cleary discusses who handles the business side of his life, and why its good for a songwriter to control their own publishing, with an audience at Loyola University, New Orleans
Dina LaPolt, an entertainment lawyer based in Los Angeles, CA, talks about how to find the music lawyer whos right for you and your career.
Dina LaPolt, an entertainment lawyer based in Los Angeles, CA, presents to an audience at Loyola University, New Orleans a wealth of advice drawn from her careers as a musician, manager and lawyer. She discusses how to build the foundations for a career in music, how to hire a music lawyer, what to fight for in your recording contracts, what a management agreement should consist of, why you should be glad that people steal your music, and what it takes to become a music lawyer yourself.
Kirk Whalum is a Grammy nominated jazz saxophonist and has worked with a long list of musical greats. In this clip, Kirk breaks down his artists team and the importance and responsibilities of each role in maintaining his career.
Robin Burgess discusses her job as Terence Blanchard's manager and the collaboration that is involved. Vincent Bennett also discusses his experiences as Terence Blanchard's tour manager.
Jan Moppert from Loyola University New Orleans College of Business discusses applying for an internship. She explains that an internship will help get a foot in the door, build your network, and allows an employer to see your work ethic. An internship also gives you tangible work experience.
Producer, musician and label owner George Howard discusses several books he feels are essential reading for people aspiring to a career in music or the music industry: Good to Great by Jim Collins, Getting Things Done by David Allen, The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell, his own Getting Signed!, gives detailed advice on a number of critical topics how and whether to pursue a record deal, how to protect your publishing rights, how to find a manager and agent, discusses at length what the different members of your team manager, agent, lawyer, publicist, radio indie can and should do for you, and provides information on how musicians can apply the basic principles of business to their careers intuitively and effectively.
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Professor, producer, and entrepreneur George Howard discusses what an artist manager does (and what they should do) for young and emerging artists, as well as where to find them.