[JPL] Royalty-Rate Hike Alarms Web Broadcasters

rick at rickmclaughlin.com rick at rickmclaughlin.com
Thu Mar 8 09:59:58 EST 2007


Yes.  Most musicians I know who compose their own music - or even write
arrangements of standards or whatever - they not only copyright their
work, but they usually have a publishing relationship with something like
BMI.  Me, I'm Rock McLock Music at BMI, for example.

Thanks,
Rick McLaughlin

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> In a message dated 3/7/2007 8:06:55 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> rick at jazzrockworld.com writes:
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> <<..Stop playing, selling, broadcasting, and  performing
> copyrighted material. Jazz musicians are generally pretty  creative and
> most
> are very capable of writing and performing their own  material..>>
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> But don't composers copyright their own material? Something's missing  in
> this formula.
>
> Ed
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