The Musician's Legal Companion by Michael Aczon. This edition: 2nd. Book; Books and DVDs; Method/Instruction; Pro Audio; Pro Audio Textbook; Reference Textbooks. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.54-1598635077).
Don't sign a recording contract before reading this book! The Musician's Legal Companion (2nd Edition) gets to the core of the legal issues you need to know about in clear, straightforward language. Here you'll find 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.