Berklee

Music Business Foundations

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John P. Kellogg, Esq.

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  • Analyze recording contract provisions

  • Assess the various rights that make up the copyright bundle of rights

  • Discuss the roles of the personal manager, business manager, road manager, agents, road crew, and attorneys

  • Examine the importance of having written agreements that outline the duties and obligations of various parties

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There are 4 modules in this course

This week, you'll learn about the history of the music industry, dating back to 1900. You'll also learn about recent technological advances have changed the music industry.

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6 videos8 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

This week, you'll learn the ins and outs of recording agreements and why they are important. You'll learn what royalties and advances are and how they are calculated. You'll also learn about 360 degree or "all-in" deals.

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14 videos6 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This week will focus on copyright law. You'll learn about the history of copyright. You'll learn about the various types of rights and when copyright infringement occurs. You'll also learn how to register your creative works with the United States Copyright Office.

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9 videos3 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This week outlines the various roles in the Music Business Team - Managers, Agents, and Attorneys. You'll also learn how to negotiate a contract for each of these roles.

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13 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

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John P. Kellogg, Esq.

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