Artist Management for the Music Business: Book and OnLine Course

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Learn how an artist manager directs the career for an artist, how record label contracts are negotiated, how to attract a booking agent and what should be included in an artist rider. Produced by music industry professionals with years of record label and management practice as well as academic experience teaching the music business at the graduate and undergraduate level.

How can I get an artist manager to help with my career?             

I can appreciate the frustration of trying to get the attention of someone to listen to your music and to manage your career. I authored this book and teach artist management at universities and I’m often asked the same question you pose.

Briefly, understand that a manager is primarily interested in the commercial viability of your creative work. There are a lot of truly creative people who write, sing and perform very well but their work doesn’t have the commercial potential to make it worth the time of an artist manager to try to develop.                                           Professor Paul Allen

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