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Music Business Foundations

This course has been developed to provide students with the latest instruction on the best way for creators, consumers, and facilitators to navigate the resu...
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Platform: Coursera
Video: 5h 37m
Language: English

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8.8 / 10
Video Score: 8.4 / 10
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Description

This course has been developed to provide students with the latest instruction on the best way for creators, consumers, and facilitators to navigate the resurgence of one of the world’s most exciting industries: the music business. Three things are clear about today’s music industry: The consumption of music is expanding at the greatest rate in history and from the most portals ever imagined, the cost of producing music is decreasing, and the number of artists creating and seeking to expose their work and develop careers through the Internet has increased dramatically. Whether you’re a music creator, consumer, or facilitator of this process, you’ll want to understand the history, underpinnings, and basics of the music business. Course author John Kellogg—administrator, educator, entertainment lawyer, performer, and radio and television personality—offers students the opportunity to learn the fundamental principles of the developing new music business, for now and into the future.

What you’ll learn:
— The basic history of the music industry and today’s business trends
— How recording agreements are formulated
— The basics of copyright law as it pertains to the music business
— The role of agents, managers, attorneys, and specific business entities

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Who is the instructor? Is John P. Kellogg, Esq. a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

John P. Kellogg, Esq. has created 1 courses that got 362 reviews which are generally positive. John P. Kellogg, Esq. has taught 48463 students and received a 4.94 average review out of 362 reviews. Depending on the information available, John P. Kellogg, Esq. is a TRUSTED instructor.
Music Business
Berklee College of Music
John P. Kellogg, Esq., former assistant chair of the Music Business/Management Department at Berklee College of Music is an entertainment lawyer and author of a best-selling book on music business-Take Care of Your Music Business, 2nd Edition: Taking the Legal and Business Aspects You Need To Know to 3.0. Kellogg is a former vocalist with the group Cameo and entertainment lawyer for Levert, The O’Jays, Eddie Levert, Sr., LSG, Stat Quo of Shady/Aftermath Records, G-Dep of Bad Boy Records, and the late R&B artist Gerald Levert. In addition to his book, he is also author of numerous legal articles and editorials and has been profiled in Billboard, Ebony, and Jet magazines. Named to Ebony magazine’s Power 150 list of African-American Organization Leaders, Kellogg is seated on the Board of Directors of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association. An inductee into the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyer’s Association Hall of Fame, he provides radio commentary on Power 620 AM, serves as a judge on Emmy-award winning Community Auditions, and reports about music industry issues on radio and television. His client list includes Eddie Levert of The O’Jays, saxophonist Walter Beasley, Internet sensation Emily Luther, composer Bill Banfield, and gospel artist Jason Champion. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, a Master of Science degree in television and radio at Syracuse University and the Newhouse School of Communication, and his Juris Doctor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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Platform: Coursera
Video: 5h 37m
Language: English

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