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The Musician’s Guide to Publishing & Performing Rights

Everything you need to know to survive the music industry. Getting paid for your own music!
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 54m
Language: English
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Welcome to the “Musician’s Guide” Series!
This series is pulled directly from the courses I’ve created for my university position in Music Business. All of these courses are designed for the everyday musician – amateur or professional – who has little or no knowledge on the topic, but wants to master it.
This class is all about Publishing and Performing Rights. Which is to say: This class is about getting paid for your music.
100% Answer Rate! Every single question posted to this class is answered within 24 hours by the instructor.

It is ideal for anyone who writes music. Especially:
•Creators: If you are making music, you need to understand publishing. You are literally giving away money by not setting up publishing correctly.
•Musicians: Performing Rights Organizations pay the creators of music for their “public performance”. That means anytime something you’ve written is played (played live, or even a recording is played in a coffee shop), you get paid.
•Producers: If you are producing music, you need to understand publishing!
In this class, we start with defining “music publishing” – it is a big topic (and has nothing to do with publishing books…). Then I’ll walk you through how to set yourself up as a publisher so you can take advantage of the performing rights organizations that pay the publisher half of your earnings. I’ll walk you through every step of the process and explain the logic behind every concept.

The goal of this class is for you to start getting the money that you are owed for your music.

This course is NOT specific to any DAW program.

Publishing has no genre – so all are welcome here.

Topics Covered: 
•Cashing In on Publishing
•Performing Rights Organizations
•Music publishing, and music industry trends
•Make money online with your music.
•Getting Paid from the PRO
•The Publisher’s Cut
•Mechanical Licenses
•The Harry Fox Agency
•Synchronization Licenses
•Dramatic Licenses
•Publisher Agreements
•Publisher Responsibilities
•And much, much more!
If you are ready to start making money from your music, and making sure it is protected, this class will start you on that journey. Get started today.
Dr. Allen is a university music professor and is a top-rated Udemy instructor – with nearly 100 courses and over 200,000 students.
In 2017 Star Tribune Business featured him as a “Mover and a Shaker,” and he is recognized by the Grammy Foundation for his music education classes. 

** I guarantee that this course is the most thorough publishing course available ANYWHERE on the market – or your money back (30-day money-back guarantee) **

Closed captions have been added to all lessons in this course.

Praise for Courses by Jason Allen:
⇢  “It seems like every little detail is being covered in an extremely simple fashion. The learning process becomes relaxed and allows complex concepts to get absorbed easily. My only regret is not taking this course earlier.” – M. Shah
⇢  “Great for everyone without any knowledge so far. I bought all three parts… It’s the best investment in leveling up my skills so far..” – Z. Palce
⇢  “Excellent explanations! No more or less than what is needed.” – A. Tóth
⇢  “VERY COOL. I’ve waited for years to see a good video course, now I don’t have to wait anymore. Thank You!” – Jeffrey Koury
⇢  “I am learning LOTS! And I really like having the worksheets!” – A. Deichsel
⇢  “The basics explained very clearly – loads of really useful tips!” – J. Pook
⇢  “Jason is really quick and great with questions, always a great resource for an online class!” M. Smith
Students who register for this course will receive ongoing exclusive content and discounts for all future classes in the series. 

You will learn

✓ Making money with your music!
✓ Publishing basics
✓ Setting up Publishing as an Independent Artist
✓ Cashing in on Publishing
✓ Performing Rights
✓ Performing Rights Organizations
✓ Mechanical Licenses
✓ Harry Fox Agency
✓ Synchronization Rights (Sync Rights)
✓ Dramatic Rights (Grand Rights)
✓ Publisher Responsibilities


• Students who have some music already written will benefit the most from this class. No matter what state the song is in, you are probably ready to publish it and get paid for performing it.
• No music degree, notation, or technical skills are required.

This course is for

• Songwriters: If you write songs and you are looking to turn your songwriting into a career, this course is for you!
• Anyone with little experience writing music, but an interest in the industry should explore this course – there is a lot of industry information to get you started!
Ph.D / Ableton Certified Trainer
** J. is the #1 best selling music teacher on Udemy. He is the author of the #1 best selling music theory course on Udemy, “Music Theory Comprehensive” (12 parts), and Music Theory for Electronic Musicians (3 parts), which have been purchased by more than 70,000 students in 11 languages in 196 countries.**  
** He is a PhD in music, and a best selling music producer. He brings this authenticity to all of his Udemy courses. **

Jason Allen (better known as J. Anthony Allen) has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Allen is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works written for the Minnesota Orchestra to pieces developed for film, TV, and radio. An innovator in the field of electronic performance, Allen performs on a set of “glove” controllers, which he has designed, built, and programmed by himself. When he’s not working as a solo artist, Allen is a serial collaborator. His primary collaborative vehicle is the group Ballet Mech, for which Allen is one of three producers. 
J. Anthony Allen teaches at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN, where he runs the Music, Media, and Management program. He is also an Ableton Live Certified Trainer,  co-founder, owner and CEO of Slam Academy, a multimedia educational space in downtown Minneapolis, the CTO of Ion Concert Media, and sole owner and producer of music education courses under the umbrella of Punkademic Courses. Recently, Allen founded Hackademica – an innovative net-label for new music. 
J. has a PhD in music composition, 2 Master’s degrees in music composition and electronic music, and a bachelor’s degree in guitar performance. Through his academic travels, Dr. Allen has received numerous awards along the way. 
If you run into him on the street, he prefers to be addressed as J. (as in, Jay.) 
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 54m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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