Summary

If you belong to a band and love the art of your job, but sing the blues when it comes to the business, you need Music Law. Composed by musician and lawyer Richard Stim, the book explains how to: find the right manager; buy, insure and maintain equipment; get gigs and get paid; tour on a budget; use samples; do covers legally; protect your copyright; trademark your band’s name; choose a recording studio; sell your music; manage your website; understand record contracts; deal with taxes. The best guide available for bands today, Music Law provides all the legal information and practical advice musicians need to keep from getting burned. All legal forms and agreements included, as tearouts and on CDROM.