Based on these sources of income , the music publishing business developed .
The job of the music publisher is to find talented writers , obtain the copyrights to
the writer ' s songs , find as many uses for the songs as possible , and handle the
Author: Michael A. Aczon
Don�t sign a recording contract before reading this book! 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. With more than 25 years in the music business as a lawyer, educator, and writer, interacting with many musicians both personally and professionally, Michael A. Aczon shares the many lessons he�s learned and takes you on a journey to a better legal understanding of the entertainment industry and your music career.