"If knowledge is power, the Musicians' and Songwriters' Yearbook is one of the most potent resources currently available to anyone operating in any corner of the music business" The Works, Magazine of British Academy of Songwriters and Composers This essential 'black book' to the music industry lists contact names and vital practical advice for producing, selling and performing your music. This expanded edition includes new articles on: How to Approach a Performance, How Vocal Performers Communicate, Recording Acoustic Instruments, The Basics of DJ Technique, The Role of the Musical Director, The A R Department and Setting up a Studio. Includes information on the Flow of Royalties, New Business Models for Deriving Income, Music industry acronyms and terminology. Among the many expert contributors: Pete Kirtley, Ivor Novello winning songwriter and producer (Spice Girls, Misteeq, Gareth Gates), Steve Levine, Grammy Award winning producer (Culture Club, The Beach Boys), Colin Emmanual, Producer (Jamelia), Jim Jomoa, professional DJ, Ben Challis, music lawyer (Glastonbury), Keith Lowde, Former Deputy Chairman, Music Copyright Protection Society, Sharon Woolf, songwriter and vocalist (Fatboy Slim, Liberty X), JoJo Gould, Editor of Music Business Journal, Jen Moss, Music Consultant (Boosey Hawkes), Adrian Winman, Record and Games Producer. The foreword is by John Kennedy (Chairman CEO, International Federation of the Phonographic Industry).