Tuesday, September 22, 2009

The Role of an Entertainment Agents at a Glance

This piece by Gene Goodsell on the Entertainment Agent Blog gives some good insight into the life of a Music Manager.

Here is a small clip:

Many agents/managers started out with large commercial agencies. For example, billionaire David Geffen, founder of Asylum Records started in the mailroom at WMA. He became one of the first agents to represent only music groups and was one of the first to identify the big-business potential of rock. He then proceeded to run his own record labels with artists like the Eagles and Guns N’ Roses.

The best managers often have a background in business, sales and law. Becoming a successful manager takes



You can check out the rest here: http://www.nfl.com/news/story?id=09000d5d80b0a833&template=with-video&confirm=true

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