Music Business Careers
Alternate Titles: DJ, Deejay, Disc Jockey
Job Description: A Club DJ plays songs at a nightclub, bar, rave, or party using vinyl records, CDs, or MP3s. The traditional DJ setup includes a mixer, two turntables, a sound system and headphones, although many now use CDJs or digital mixing software.
Salary: From getting paid in drink tickets to millions of dollars a year. $300/night is normal.
Become a DJ (Nightclub DJ)
Alternate Titles: Beat Maker, Writer
Job Description: Writes and records music to be used by major artists, licensed for television or commercials, or for their own projects.
Salary: $25, 000 to $1, 000, 000
Become a Music Producer
Alternate Titles: Rocker, Frontman, Frontwoman
Job Description: A Rock Star is the performer in the band who commands the most attention onstage, plays a key part in writing the band’s songs, and serves as the group’s spokesperson.
The music industry or music business sells compositions, recordings and performances of music. Among the many individuals and organizations that operate within the industry are: the musicians who compose and perform the music; the companies and professionals who create and sell recorded music (e.g., music publishers, producers, studios...
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