Music Industry professional Josh Harris is quickly becoming an in-demand educator, speaker and mentor. For over fifteen years, Josh has been working as a freelance producer, songwriter, engineer, touring musician, and remixer. His passion for teaching music production and music business lead him to author courses for the world-renowned online software training company, Lynda. He has been a guest lecturer at music production schools like Nelly's Ex'treme Institute, as well as provided Music Business and Music Production training for up and coming artists and producers. His mantra is simple: “Teach, train and prepare students for what the Music Industry really is, not the romanticized version.” Through customized lesson planning, Josh is able to streamline a student's curriculum, providing them with the necessary tools and knowledge to succeed in today's climate.

As a producer, engineer and remixer, Josh's credits include top artists: The Killers, KoRn, Seal, Madonna, Britney Spears and James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem). His clients include: MTV, VH-1, NBC, ABC and USA Network. He has worked with every major label record label and even toured with Seal in 2008 as his musical director. Josh is a classically trained pianist and holds a B.A. in Music from Lawrence University.

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If I Only Had a Manager

Josh Harris

We’ve all heard it and many of us have said it, “if I only had a manager…”

Josh has worked extensively in the industry with and without management; it is a career-altering decision for both parties that too many enter into without a critical understanding. This program will take an in depth look to answer what’s involved in this often complex and layered relationship.

From an artist’s view, Josh Harris will cover such things as: what makes a good manager? When should I take on a manager? What criteria should I use to determine if I need a manager? How and to what do I hold my manager accountable? From a manager’s view, Josh will cover such things as:

– When is it a good time to sign an artist?

– What do I need to look for in an artist?

– How and to what do I hold my artists accountable?

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