Review: Attorney, Sindee Levin & Music Supervisor, Adam Wolf, Cover Diverse Songwriting Business Subjects at Songsalive! Los Angeles October Workshop
On Sunday, October 16th, Songsalive! continued it’s monthly songwriter workshop by presenting veteran entertainment attorney, Sindee Levin and Wolf House Songs CEO and music supervisor, Adam Wolf. Both Ms. Levin and Mr. Wolf covered diverse business subjects songwriters often overlooked, from setting up a publishing company, dealing with record labels to sync sources and contracts. They fielded questions throughout the afternoon from a very attentive audience. After their presentation, we opened the floor up for a full review of Pro Member song reviews. -Rik Lawrence
NAME OF NEXT EVENT: Songsalive! Workshop
DATE OF NEXT EVENT: November 20, 2016
TIME: 12PM – 3PM
LOCATION: The Cahuenga General Store
COST: Free for Pro members
Speaker: Joanne Ledesma from Ledesma Music. Ms. Ledesma runs her own grassroots company, Ledesma Music. Her primary expertise is in Music Marketing & Consulting. She is known for her finely tuned networking skills. She has proven her ability to connect clients with the right partners to achieve goals that surpass their expectation. Her clients vary from rising artists and music libraries to corporate clients and event planners in need of increased revenue. She is well versed in Music Supervision, Corporate Branding, Artist Management and Music Production. She wears many hats as a successful music blogger, publisher, educator and music consultant. Her distinct ear for music analysis has landed her on the lecture circuit for every national songwriting association and music trade show (NSAI, SongNet, NAMM, SXSW and SongsAlive!
Ledesma has worked with numerous artists like Jackson Browne, Joe Walsh, Carlos Santana, Kenny Loggins, John Mayall and Walter Trout, The Delgado Bros, KISS, Tom Petty, David Crosby, Graham Nash, and others. She lectures on making music marketable across country and regularly judges music competitions in Blues, Rock, Latin, Pop and Americana genres.
Topic: How to Prep and Negotiate your music for film & TV. Preparing your music for easy sell exclusive vs. non-exclusive standards in contracts and how how to negotiate without losing the deal.
In Addition: Joanne is also looking for all genres of music for her catalog (kids to adult contemporary and everything in-between) - broadcast quality, must own 100% copyrights, 100% masters and 100% publishing.
Find out more at www.songsalive.org/calendar
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