The nuts and bolts roadmap to making money and having longevity in the music industry. An introduction to how publishing enables artists to make money during and after their career through performance revenue, synchronization and licensing.
Reservoir Media Management, Inc.; Manager, Copyright & Licensing | | Graduating from William Paterson University's music business program, Rich found himself working in the public accounting field for some time before landing a royalty analyst position with Razor & Tie Music Publishing. After working his way up to Manager of Music Publishing at Razor & Tie, Rich felt it was time to explore new endeavors, and in early 2011 joined Reservoir Media... Read More →
The Royalty Network, Inc.; President | | Frank Liwall founded the Royalty Network in 1994 based on the notion of offering non-traditional and progressive administration deals to client. Through his 17 years experience, Liwall has earned himself a following that boasts some of the most prolific and talented people in the music industry today. Small enough to pay attention to detail and to give personal attention to each and every song title, yet... Read More →
Primary Wave Music Publishing; GM | | Justin Shukat is a founding partner and General Manager at Primary Wave Music Publishing. Justin oversees all areas of Primary Wave's synch exploitation, its licensing platform, www.thinkmusic.net and the company's website. He is responsible for new writer signings and content acquisitions and works closely with the current writer roster to facilitate recordings within the industry. Focusing on new... Read More →
Bug Music; Senior Vice President | | Garry Velletri has been with Bug Music for 26 years. He has the distinction of opening two satellite offices for the LA-based international music publisher: Nashville in 1985 and New York in 1997. In 2006, Velletri started Bug Digital, a digital music distribution service. Velletri is currently Senior Vice President and oversees all aspects of the New York office and Bug Digital. Before Bug Music, Velletri... Read More →