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

Aczon, Michael A. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781598636758 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1598636758 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 208 p.)
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Boston, MA : Thomson Course Technology, c2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Available through EBSCO/Netlibrary
Includes index.
Rev. of: The professional musician's legal companion / Michael A. Aczon.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
"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, 360À 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.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: 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.

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