Do you want to pursue a career and succeed in the lucrative area of music publishing Music publishing provides real inspiration, a tangible and hands on perspective to the exciting high risk, high reward music business Prepare yourself for a career in music publishing and lean understanding the role of the publisher copyright managing rights income streams contracts Look at how, when and where income is generated in all the current areas of business As well as exploring all the areas of music publishing that are available, the new industries offering new income streams and the business models that are developingIf there is anything that Helen Gammons doesn t know about music publishing, it s probably not worth knowing If you want to take it to the next level in music publishing read this book I know I ll be referring to it often David Hawk Wolinski Composer of Aint No Body Rufus and Chaka Khan and one of the most covered songs ever Whether you re already a music publisher or would like to be one, this book will give you a mass of useful information fresh ideas, up to date legal opinions, video interviews with music biz legends, provocative thoughts about where the business is heading, and plenty of good anecdotes From Simon Napier Bell Manager The Yardbrids, George Michael and Wham, Marc Bolan Japan Offers key industry insight for both new and experienced music publishers, with international focus Up to date with new and emerging technologies, business models, trends and strategies, and alliance opportunities Interviews with industry gurus


10 thoughts on “The Art of Music Publishing: An entrepreneurial guide to publishing and copyright for the music, film, and media industries

  1. Chris Craddock Chris Craddock says:

    Change Brings New Opportunity, January 25, 2012 As Author Helen Gammons states in the preface to this book The question to ask is not Is there a future for me in an industry with declining record sales , but How can I take part in the new income streams that are emerging And who better to answer that question than Helen Gammons, who began her journey as a radio plugger and whose first assignment was to plug a song at Radio 1 in London She met her friends in the business at a nearby pub, an Change Brings New Opportunity, January 25, 2012 As Author Helen Gammons states in the preface to this book The question to ask is not Is there a future for me in an industry with declining record sales , but How can I take part in the new income streams that are emerging And who better to answer that question than Helen Gammons, who began her journey as a radio plugger and whose first assignment was to plug a song at Radio 1 in London She met her friends in the business at a nearby pub, and they were very excited and impressed that she had landed her first job in the industry, but when they heard that she was going to charge right in without an appointment they nearly fell off their bar stools She didn t even know where Radio 1 was located Nevertheless, once pointed in the right direction she marched right in, and her enthusiasm carried the day, as the head of programming took pity on the naive but ardent girl and showed her around, introducing her to everyone.Helen has kept her initial enthusiasm for songs and publishing and learned virtually everything one needs to know about the art and the business, and she shares it with you in this well written book She has not only learned from the old hands how the business was done in the past, but has kept abreast of the changes in the industry The Bottom Line is that having read it I realize I am just two and a half minutes away from music moguldom