Whether you're an established musician or just starting out, sooner or later you'll have to make some vital decisions. Based on the author's professional experience, this book aims to tell you what problems and opportunities you'll encounter - and how to deal with them. This guide for songwriters and performers includes up-to-date information on electronic media and new technology in music. Chapters include recording sessions, publishing, contracts, copyrights, royalties and management.
Allan Dann is the copyright and contract manager for a leading West End music publisher with an index of some 200,000 titles behind his desk. John Underwood headed the contract department at Music Sales, Europe's leading publisher of printed sheet music.