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The musician's legal companion [electronic resource] / Michael A. Aczon.

By: Aczon, Michael A.
Contributor(s): Aczon, Michael A. Professional musician's legal companion.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, MA : Thomson Course Technology, c2008Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xii, 208 p.).ISBN: 9781598636758 (electronic bk.); 1598636758 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Music trade -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Popular works | Musicians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Popular works | Music -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Popular works | Copyright -- Music -- United States -- Popular works | Music trade -- Law and legislation -- United States | Musicians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | Music -- Economic aspects -- United States | Copyright -- Music -- United States | LAW -- Taxation | Music trade / Law and legislation / United States / Popular works | Musicians / Legal status, laws, etc / United States / Popular works | Music / Economic aspects / United States / Popular works | Copyright / Music / United States / Popular works | Music trade / Law and legislation / United States / Popular works | Musicians / Legal status, laws, etc / United States / Popular works | Music / Economic aspects / United States / Popular works | Copyright / Music / United States / Popular worksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Musician's legal companion.DDC classification: 343/.7307878 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
How to use this book -- A legal primer -- Songwriting and music publishing agreements -- Recording artist agreements -- Artist-management agreements -- Performance agreements -- Business entities -- Other people's money -- Dispute resolution -- Declaration of independents : a self-release checklist -- Distribution and promotions agreements -- Care and feeding of your entertainment lawyer -- Lessons learned.
Summary: "The Musician's Legal Companion, Second Edition gets to the core of the legal issues you need to know about, in clear, straightforward language. Here you'll find easy-to-comprehend explanations of the four main contracts used in the music business: recording artist, songwriter, artist management, and performance. You'll also discover how to make the relationship with your current or future attorney more fruitful and cost-effective. This new edition includes expanded coverage of topics such as the use of independent producers, 360� agreements, distribution and marketing agreements, how radio and other media fit into an artist's career, film and television agreements, digital distribution, name and likeness agreements, merchandising agreements, and much, much more"--Resource description p.
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Includes index.

Rev. of: The professional musician's legal companion / Michael A. Aczon.

How to use this book -- A legal primer -- Songwriting and music publishing agreements -- Recording artist agreements -- Artist-management agreements -- Performance agreements -- Business entities -- Other people's money -- Dispute resolution -- Declaration of independents : a self-release checklist -- Distribution and promotions agreements -- Care and feeding of your entertainment lawyer -- Lessons learned.

"The Musician's Legal Companion, Second Edition gets to the core of the legal issues you need to know about, in clear, straightforward language. Here you'll find easy-to-comprehend explanations of the four main contracts used in the music business: recording artist, songwriter, artist management, and performance. You'll also discover how to make the relationship with your current or future attorney more fruitful and cost-effective. This new edition includes expanded coverage of topics such as the use of independent producers, 360� agreements, distribution and marketing agreements, how radio and other media fit into an artist's career, film and television agreements, digital distribution, name and likeness agreements, merchandising agreements, and much, much more"--Resource description p.

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