Band Management – A Guide to Managing a Career

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Managing a band is a totally rewarding job. Imagine being part of the music tours and the success stories that come after. As a band manger, you do not just act as the “go to person” for all the deals, but more so as the expert and guardian for the whole band. As soon as you affix your million dollar signature on the contract, you have not just entered into a deal, but have acquired the responsibility to assist them and guide them in their careers. Consider them as your adopted children; you will be with them all the step of the way.

As you work your way up in giving a name to the band you are handling, problems will arise and have concerns or issues that will question your credibility. Prepare yourself with the possible headache that you might experience. We are not saying or implying that handling a band is not for the faint of heart, or saying that artists or musicians are difficult to handle. The reality here is that as you go closer in reaching the fame and glory, there will be misunderstandings and demands that you need to handle. If you are ready for the unending challenges in band management then you are on the right track and I suggest that you continue reading.

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So You Think You Can Manage

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Managing a band, a group of dancers, a singer or in general a talent is indeed a daunting task. As a talent manager or some call it artist manager or band manager; it is your responsibility to guide your artist’s professional career in the recording or entertainment industry. The responsibility of a talent manager is not just limited in overseeing the daily business or band affair, but also to provide advices, talent counseling, professional and life counseling matters, short term and long term plans and activities that affects the band’s, singer’s, dancer’s entertainment or music careers.

There are a lot of individuals who declare and present themselves as a talent manager or in some cases they have a group or a team and then consider their group or company as a talent outfit. Remember that anyone can say that they can manage a band or can make you famous if you sign a contract with them, but making these a reality is a different story.

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Green Arm Management: Talent Management at Its Best

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Green Arm Management, a talent management company that is located in Brooklyn New York. Owned and operated by Mike Bigel a business and music enthusiast, marketing, branding and entertainment expert.

The idea of creating or conceptualizing the company started in 2008, when Bigel then was grooming and managing the band Liturgy. The name Green Arm materialized as it represents the left arm of Bigel which has a green colored tattoo. The company is focused not just on managing new, emerging and current bands in the US, but also in creating sponsorship packages and branding identity for all their talents and clients. Green Arm Management is an end to end talent management outfit that focuses and specializes in Brand Identity, Marketing and Ad Campaigns.

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