Bobby Borg, author of Business Basics for Musicians: the Complete Handbook from Start to Success spoke with Yann Ilunga of The Jazz Spotlight. They talked about the importance of learning the business side of your music career, and how to set (and accomplish) goals. Listen below to hear more!

Onstage and Backstage 

About the Book
Written by a professional musician for other musicians, Business Basics for Musicians is the layperson's guide to the music industry. In a conversational tone and an easy-to-scan format, it simplifies five vital areas in which musicians need to succeed: Career Execution, Business Relationships, Pro Teams, Deals and Dollars, and Future Predictions. Everything from copyright to record deals, managers, merchandising, and doing it yourself is covered.   Amazon      BarnesandNoble    IndieBound

Bobby Borg is a former major label, independent, and DIY recording/touring artist who has worked alongside the most respected managers, producers, and A&R executives in the music industry. A distinguished educator, he teaches at Musicians Institute and UCLA Extension and speaks at Berklee College of Music and other prominent schools worldwide. Borg is the author of The Musician's Handbook, Music Marketing for the DIY Musician, and over 1,000 magazine and blog articles. He is the founder of Bobby Borg Consulting, where he assists rising music professionals globally. Borg lives in Los Angeles.

The Jazz Spotlight a show that is all about providing YOU with inspiring stories, resources and actionable tips. Whether you are a music student, independent musician, manage a music venue or a festival you will find plenty of value right here. To learn more about their podcasts, visit their website here.

About this Podcast
A performing arts podcast, Onstage and Backstage features authors who write about theatre, music, film, or television with guests of their choice. This podcast is brought to you by Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. All books can be found at, Amazon, B&N, and independent bookstores.

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