"The Music Business (Explained In Plain English)," 4th Edition, Now Available in Bookstores and Online
DaJé Publishing is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the 4th edition of The Music Business (Explained In Plain English). (Here are links to purchase at amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com). This updated and expanded edition offers savvy dealmaking techniques, methods to protect musical works, and career-building and money-saving tips for musicians. It is an invaluable primer for artists and songwriters who feel like they are at the mercy of industry pros.
This new edition of the best-selling book was written by renowned attorney David Naggar specifically to help artists and songwriters avoid getting ripped off.
Here’s a little of what others have said…
“Veteran music attorney...Naggar...explains the business elements of a recording or songwriting career in simple terms that can be understood by the average person.” —Billboard
“Finally—an explanation for the music business!... The title says it all. The Music Business is easy to read, it’s concise, and it covers a surprising amount of ground.” —Keyboard Magazine
“This is a book every one of you should read... This is a book every musician should carry with them.” —The Music Paper
This updated and expanded edition offers savvy dealmaking techniques, methods to protect musical works, and career-building and money-saving tips for musicians. It is an invaluable primer for artists and songwriters who feel like they are at the mercy of industry pros.
Among the topics covered are: choosing agents, managers and attorneys, sending out material, record company deals, distribution, streaming, royalty rates, copyrights, music publishing contracts, creating one's own publishing company, trademarks, music videos, issues between band members, touring, and music for film, television and multimedia.
David Naggar is an attorney in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall) in 1981. Since graduating from law school, Mr. Naggar has, in addition to practicing law, interned in the Creative Department of the music publishing giant, Warner/Chappell Music. On the lighter side, Mr. Naggar fancies himself a semi-skilled musician, having played drums professionally for many years.
About DaJé Publishing: DaJé Publishing is a boutique book publishing house founded in San Francisco in 1995. Beside "The Music Business (Explain In Plain English)" our other acclaimed, extraordinary books include: Sharing the Middle East, a politically insightful and prescient book, and You, God & the Universe, a book that brings together science, history, philosophy and religion to help readers shake their self-liming thoughts and find peace in their lives. www.dajepublishing.com.