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ASCAP Promotes Greenaway, Jordan to Key Positions in U.K.

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers boosted the responsibilities of two Brits in its London office by promoting Simon Greenaway to senior director, membership U.K. 222 more words


Blackout Music & Film Festival Talks Artists and Social Justice

A round table of musical artists, producers, an A&R exec and magazine editor-in-chief discussed the current state of music and social justice during the Blackout Music & Film Festival Saturday at the Grammy Museum in downtown Los Angeles. 455 more words


Mastering Tips from a Master

Mastering Tips from a Master
Seeking Expert Advice is essential for success in any field of work. The difference in an ego and an expert can make or break you. 26 more words

ASCAP Scoring Workshop Gives Top-12 Upcoming Composers Taste of Hollywood

Ben Zecker picks up his baton as the chatter from the orchestra quiets down. A voice in his earpiece says they’re ready to go. The lights dim in the wood-paneled soundstage and, on a large screen behind the musicians, a clip from “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” is projected. 1,073 more words


Beats Better Have My Money - Nigerian Producers Need It.

Nigerian music producers appear to have woken up to the skewed nature of the music business recently, which is just as well as because they had been  1,012 more words



A Performing Right Organizations (PROs) is established to help songwriters and publishers get paid for the usage of their music. They concentrate on collecting one of of the most important forms of publishing revenue better known as performance royalties. 206 more words

Chapter V: What Happened to the Music? 1946-1954.

This chapter begins with the end of the big band era.  In 1945 the networks dropped 12 bands from their regular radio shows.  By December of 1946 Benny Goodman, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Jack Teagarden, Woody Herman, and Les Brown dissolved their big bands – although the last two were to reform their bands later.   402 more words

Great American Songbook