Over the last few years gospel music has blown up. No longer limited to hymns, anthems and spirituals, gospel music now transcends musical styles, including jazz, blues, rock, country and urban contemporary. Like never before, there are opportunities for motivated, talented musicians to make a career in gospel music.
This book will help gospel artists who are seriously considering launching or advancing their careers in the field of gospel music. You will learn about the business relationships between gospel artists and personal managers, booking agents, record companies, radio stations and retail stores that sell gospel music. You will learn how the music business works and how to avoid common pitfalls, both business and performance related, and about the unique challenges that face local performers.
With the information provided in this book, you'll be in a better position to make good decisions, and to fulfill your dream of working in the gospel music industry.