The Musician's Handbook (Paperback)

A Practical Guide to Understanding the Music Business

By Bobby Borg

Billboard Books, 9780823083572, 256pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2003

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An unparalleled insider's guide to surviving--and thriving--in the music business In The Musician's Handbook, veteran drummer Bobby Borg reveals his 35 must-know secrets for pursuing a successful career in music. Other chapters of this indispensable primer provide comprehensive coverage of each of the four types of business relationships, offer an authoritative perspective on the five key people a musician needs to succeed, and identify and discuss in depth the four major sources of music revenue. Informative one-on-one interviews throughout the book with industry professionals such as Fred Croshal (General Manager of Maverick Records), Neil Gills (V-P of A&R and Advertising at Warner/Chappel Music), and Chris Arnstein (personal manager, international tour manager, and booking agent) make essential reading for musicians, songwriters, publicists, agents--and anyone else interested in making a successful career in the music business