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Crescendo: Music Contracts, Band Agreements, and Trademarks

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Week five of Crescendo continues Tuesday, October 25 at 5:30PM at the New Orleans Jazz Museum and streaming online at 6:30PM EST with “Music Contracts, Band Agreements, and Trademarks.” To RSVP and receive your Zoom link, please email

This session covers:

  • Contracts: band agreement, session musicians work for hire, venue agreements
  • Pre-Release paperwork
  • Contracts: co-writer agreements and/or split sheets
  • Common band/artist business models
  • Trademarks and controlling your image
  • Management: when’s the “right time” to get a manager

Crescendo is an eight-week music business intensive presented by The Ella Project, the New Orleans Jazz Museum, and the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston. Sessions take place every Tuesday from September 27 to November 15. See the full schedule here. 

To RSVP and receive your Zoom link, please email


October 25
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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