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Title:
How to pitch and promote your songs
Author:
Koller, Fred, 1950-
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
How to pitch & promote your songs
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Allworth Press, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
191 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781880559635
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A step-by-step guide for song writers. This revised edition covers areas such as how to target producers, create and pitch a professional demo package, and market and promote songs. It also explores opportunities on the Internet and Worldwide Web, and techology such as the DAT tape.


Author Notes

Fred Koller is an award-winning and eclectic songwriter whose songs include the top ten pop hit "Angel Eyes" and the country hit "Goin, Gone." He has written for some of the top artists in blues, bluegrass, folk, and zydeco, including John Hiatt, Nanci Griffith, Jerry Lee Lewis, Conway Twitty, and The Sons of the Pioneers. He has released five critically acclaimed albums, the latest of which is a collection of songs he cowrote with the late songwriter and children's author Shel Silverstein. He lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee


Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introduction: The Evolution of a Songwriter-Publisherp. xi
Chapter 1 Today's Music Businessp. 1
Chapter 2 From Songwriter to Publisherp. 29
Chapter 3 Your Low-Budget Publishing Empirep. 47
Chapter 4 Doing Your Homeworkp. 59
Chapter 5 The Pitchp. 81
Chapter 6 How You Get Paidp. 93
Chapter 7 You're Not Alonep. 107
Chapter 8 From Song to Storep. 115
Chapter 9 Creating and Copyrightp. 125
Chapter 10 Surfing for Songwriters: The Internet and Youp. 145
Chapter 11 A Few Closing Thoughtsp. 155
Afterwordp. 163
Appendix A Bibliographyp. 165
Appendix B Events for Songwritersp. 169
Appendix C Glossaryp. 175
Indexp. 177