Enjoy an evening of wine and jazz with the sultry sounds of Guitarist Maurice Johnson
Maurice Johnson Introduces:
Breaking Into the Music Business as a Local Indie Artist, Book Series
An inside look at how to succeed and become more marketable on your own home turf.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – May 11, 2017 – Maurice Johnson Music, Inc.
A new book series, Breaking Into the Music Business as a Local Indie Artist brings into focus the challenges developing and independent working musicians face, largely due to a lack of general business knowledge as it applies to a music career.
For the independent artist/performer who represent themselves in the absence of a manager or agent, the ability to fill these gaps with a certain level of authority and expertise is critical. Certain activities, e.g. negotiating fees, securing new performance opportunities, along with associated contractual terms and conditions are keen issues an independent, local music artist/act will need to master.
Available in paperback and for Amazon Kindle, this book series offers general business insight while emphasizing the necessary skill sets needed to develop and sustain a career as a local, independent performing musician in an easily digestible, three-part format.
- Developing A Marketable Act
- Laying The Foundation for an Indie Music Career
- Pricing Your Performances
- Working With Prospects and Clients
- Taking Your Act to The Stage
- Writing Your Bio
- Social Media Marketing and more!
ABOUT MAURICE JOHNSON
Maurice Johnson is known to many as a world-class guitarist, indie jazz artist, musician’s advocate and respected author of thirteen self published books, including 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.
Warm weather is coming and it’s time, once again to enjoy unforgettable evenings of jazz, fun, friends, family, food and cocktails. You pick the place and I’ll bring the guitar. This time you can tell them, it’s JAZZ AT MY HOUSE with Maurice Johnson!
BREAKING INTO THE MUSIC BUSINESS AS A LOCAL INDIE ARTIST, three-part book series quickly places you in an immersive experience within your local music economy as you gain knowledge, confidence and self-empowerment.
Continue reading “The world is full of countless musicians, singers and emerging talent who desire to pursue a music career, but don’t know where or how to begin.”
My question is, “How can I help YOU?”
Since a growing number of my client base are nonprofit entities, I want to make my availability more apparent to your markets. If anyone has a sincere query, I’ll be happy to discuss your project or event. Be sure to look for me on the Oklahoma Arts Council Performance Artist Roster at, Oklahoma Arts Council Performance Artist Roster.
…And by the way, if you’re an Oklahoma based nonprofit, 501 (c)3 or within the surrounding states, and would like to bring me to your city, be sure to check out the Oklahoma Arts Council and Mid-America Arts Alliance grant programs.