I was pleasantly surprised after receiving an email from Oklahoma Gazette arts and entertainment writer, Ben Luschen. In it, he expressed his interest in discussing my new book series along with aspects of my own development as a musician. After it was all said and done, I have to admit, he did a very nice job of making it an interesting, accurate and informative read, bringing out key points and little known facts about a young and ambitious Maurice Johnson. Click this link or the image below to read the full story.
For Immediate Release
Maurice Johnson Introduces:
The Working Musician’s 1-Year Time and Money Organizer
Another essential tool for a music career that’s already in motion
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – June 7, 2017 – Maurice Johnson Publishing. Apart from talent, organization and good record keeping are fundamental to a successful music career. This musician’s organizer puts into place a core sense of business and structure, with an added intent to dispel a popular myth that musicians make poor business practitioners.
“As a veteran musician and chronic advocate I know the challenges independent musicians so often face, I’m compelled to do my part to make sure that fundamental and necessary tools are in place to gain a well deserved advantage in an art form we love so well.”, says author, Maurice Johnson.
Musicians and performing artists can record booking dates, plus keep track of monthly and year-to-date earnings totals for end-of-year tax records. Plus: If you like to create customized song and set lists from show to show, there’s a section for that too.
Benefits and features:
•Easy booking and earnings tracking
•Useful for many types of acts
•Essential hardcopy backup
•Ideal for end-of-year tax records
•Easily create custom song and set lists
•Includes Musicians, Contacts/Venues and Notes section
The Working Musician’s 1-Year Time and Money Organizer is available on Amazon, MauriceJohnson.com, and can also be ordered at local Barnes and Noble books stores.
ABOUT MAURICE JOHNSON
Maurice Johnson is known to many as a world-class guitarist, indie jazz artist, musician’s advocate and respected author of Breaking Into the Music Business as a Local Indie Artist, three- book series, plus three previous titles for the developing musician with publishers Mel Bay, Mix Books, Artist Pro Press and Thomson Course Technology.
Early music related works include, The New Working Musician’s One Year Organizer; Build and Manage Your Music Career and Gigorama. Maurice also developed Gigorama business management software for musicians.
He has also been published in Realtor Magazine with an article titled, Let the Music Play, highlighting the use of live music in luxury home open house markets.
Hey!, I’m booking for the upcoming months and I want to include “YOUR EVENT” on my performance schedule. GET IN TOUCH WITH ME TODAY! EMAIL • LIVE CHAT or CONTACT FORM
Available SOLO / TRIO / QUARTET and up
HERE ARE SOME GREAT SUGGESTIONS:
- Home cocktail gatherings
- Upscale / black tie affairs
- Wedding receptions
- Housewarming events
- Broker/realtor open house events
- Patio and rooftop gatherings
- Birthday celebrations
- Livingroom concerts
- Candlelight, party of two arrangements
- …and more