While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Music Management books.
- Artist Management for the Music Business (2018)
- The Music Business For Artist Managers & Self-Managed Artists: All You Need To Know To Get Started, Get Noticed & Get Signed (2016)
- Project Management for Musicians: Recordings, Concerts, Tours, Studios, and More (Music Business: Project Management) (2013)
- Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers (2014)
- CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT IN THE MU (2012)
- Music Industry Forms: The 75 Most Important Documents for the Modern Musician (Music: Business) (2014)
- Developing Occupation-Centered Programs for the Community (2nd Edition) (2007)
- The Music Business 2018: Practical Advice for the Music Business of Today (2017)
- The Music Business Advice Book: 150 Immediately Useful Tips From The Pros (2018)
- Music therapy in mental health for illness management and recovery (2015)
- Social Media Promotion For Musicians – Second Edition: The Manual For Marketing Yourself, Your Band, And Your Music Online (2017)
- Business Mathematics (12th Edition) (2011)
- Start Your Music Business: How to Earn Royalties, Own Your Music, Sample Music, Protect Your Name & Structure Your Music Business (Music Law Series) (Volume 1) (2014)
Anyone managing an artist’s career needs to be well versed and have a savvy understanding of the moving parts of the music business. You’ll learn how and why those moving parts “move,” as well as how to manage and navigate a music-based career. Artist Management for the Music Business gives you a comprehensive view of how to generate income through music and how to strategically plan for future growth.
The Music Business For Artist Managers & Self-Managed Artists: All You Need To Know To Get Started, Get Noticed & Get Signed (2016)
Find out all you need to know to get started, get noticed, and get signed in the music business from the advice of over 30 music industry experts spanning from radio promoters to A&R reps to tour managers. Don’t want the Kindle or Paperback versions from Amazon? A PDF download is also available at smartbandmanagement.com/e-book.
Project Management for Musicians: Recordings, Concerts, Tours, Studios, and More (Music Business: Project Management) (2013)
(Berklee Press). Get organized, and take charge of your music projects! This book will help you harness your creativity into clear visions and effective work plans. Whether you are producing a recording, going on tour, developing a studio, launching a business, running a marketing campaign, creating a music curriculum, or any other project in the music industry, these road-tested strategies will help you to succeed.
Teaching 400-600 students every week presents the ultimate classroom management challenge, one that if you’re unprepared for can bury you in a mountain of stress and misbehavior. Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers is a proven solution that will transform even the most difficult group of students into the peaceful, well-behaved class you really want.
By: David Newell. David Newell’s new text book, Classroom Management in the Music Room: “Pin-Drop Quiet” Classes and Rehearsals, is a resource vital to any productive music classroom. Designed with simplicity in mind – simple to teach, simple to learn, and simple to administer – this book promotes student-centered self-discipline and turns classroom management into creating music.
Music Industry Forms: The 75 Most Important Documents for the Modern Musician (Music: Business) (2014)
(Berklee Guide). Organize and manage your music projects! Whether you are a performer, writer, engineer, educator, manager, or music maker, these time-tested charts, plots, diagrams, checklists, and agreements will help make your work easier and better. These forms will help you clarify your work, track critical details, and maintain quality control. Each one includes explanation about how it is used, a key to related symbols and terms, and any common variations.
Patient/client care is swinging away from the institution and into the community. This is true not only for occupational therapy but also for many health care providers. Just as mental health and illness and the concerns of humane care established the origins of occupational therapists, these same concerns have ushered a return to the community as a favored site for practice.
The Music Industry 2018 is a step-by-step instruction manual about growing a career in the music industry of today. Brad Sweet writes in a fun, easy-to-read format about his own struggles and experiences in the music industry and winning formulas that can be used today to find more fans and make more money in the music business.
The music business can prove to be a difficult career road when you’re first starting out, but it can be traveled a lot easier with some helpful guidance from a pro who’s willing to share a few hard-earned hints.
Many music therapists work in adult mental health settings after qualifying. For many, it will be a challenging and even daunting prospect. Yet until now, there has been no psychiatric music therapy text providing advice on illness management and recovery.
Social Media Promotion For Musicians – Second Edition: The Manual For Marketing Yourself, Your Band, And Your Music Online (2017)
Stop the confusion about how to use social media to promote your band, your music, and yourself with the Second Edition of . This completely revised and updated book reveals a host of online insider tips and techniques that will help you gain more fans and followers, increase your views and streams, and grow your ticket and merch sales.
teaches business math with a strong focus on current issues, real companies, and realistic business scenarios. It covers the full spectrum of basic business math, placing every concept in context with relevant examples. Each chapter begins with an actual company case study that is carried through with examples and exercises. Two realistic cases conclude each chapter, helping students integrate key concepts with real business math challenges. Data and graphs are incorporated throughout.
Start Your Music Business: How to Earn Royalties, Own Your Music, Sample Music, Protect Your Name & Structure Your Music Business (Music Law Series) (Volume 1) (2014)
How to Legally Start Your Music Business Written by an experienced entertainment lawyer whose clients have been featured on MTV®, American Idol®, VHI®, Start Your Music Business is an easy to read guide for songwriters, producers, music publishers, independent record labels, artists, bands, musicians, and individuals in the music industr…
Best Music Management Books That You Need
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some music management books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
The Business of Music Management: How To Survive and Thrive in Today's Music Industry
Author(s): Tom Stein
ID: 2965684, Publisher: Business Expert Press, Year: 2021, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Music, Management, Marketing, and Law: Interviews Across the Music Business Value Chain
Author(s): Phil Graham
ID: 2406773, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
Artist Management for the Music Business
Author(s): Paul Allen
ID: 2295603, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2018, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.