Tom Stein's Book

Musician  |  Professor  |  Admissions Advisor  |  Consultant  | Author

Business Expert Press; March 2021
ISBN: 9781953349675

The Business of Music Management

How To Survive and Thrive in Today's Music Industry

by Tom Stein

Readers will gain vital and accurate knowledge about the music business, how musicians get paid, the legal framework for business, and will learn to recognize and leverage opportunities through overcoming the inevitable obstacles to success in a rapidly-changing industry.


Tom offers valuable insights into the niche readers might fill with their career, and discover their unique path to success. Readers will come away with a greater understanding of the scope and demands of the music and entertainment industry.

“By far the best current guide to help you succeed in the music industry in 2021+. Great overview, especially the specific action steps at the end of each section. If you’re ambitious, read this and act on it now!”

Derek Sivers,
founder CD Baby

“Tom’s book provides essential, practical and real-world strategies and advice that melds art with business that not only informs, but also inspires a level of confidence for readers to successfully manage their own artistic journey and career.”

Sean P. Hagon,
Associate Dean of Career Education and Services, Berklee College of Music

“An incredible piece of work that blends a number of different disciplines including business, communication, psychology, leadership, interpersonal communication, sales, marketing, and more that all point toward the music industry and succeeding in it. Bravo.”

Bobby Borg,
Author of Business Basics for Musicians and Music Marketing for the DIY Musician

“Tom Stein is a real shaman when it comes to the business of music. His knowledge is vast. He writes fluently and clearly, he is thorough yet organized, and you can’t stop reading him. Recommended, you need this book!”

Ady Cohen,
Award-winning Film Composer,
Professor, Speaker

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