The Music Business

Career Opportunities and Self-Defense

By Dick Weissman
(Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9780609810132, 416pp.)

Publication Date: May 27, 2003

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Description
The Must-Have Guide for Breaking
into the Music Business
Completely revised and updated for the twenty-first century, The Music Business provides essential career advice and information on how to get started and advance in all areas of the music industry from an author who's had careers in music as an artist and professor for more than two decades. This comprehensive volume gives you guidance and information on:
Starting your music career
The ins and outs of recording contracts
Record producing and music engineering
The distribution and sale of records
The Internet and MP3s, and their effects on the music industry
The latest computer programs
Copyright law
Composing music and songwriting
Music education
The international music industry
And much more . . .
The Music Business is an indispensable reference for anyone who wants to begin a career in any of the industry's facets, as well as an invaluable aid to professional and would-be professional musicians alike.



About the Author
Dick Weissman was a member of the legendary folk trio the Journeymen, with Scott McKenzie and John Phillips. He has written 13 books on music and the music industry and teaches at the University of Denver. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
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