[JPL] ASCAP and BMI Charges

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Tue Oct 21 13:35:22 EDT 2008


The term is "most favored nations", meaning all parties will agree to the 
best terms negotiated by any one of the parties.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric Jackson" <eric-jackson at comcast.net>
To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 12:33 PM
Subject: Re: [JPL] ASCAP and BMI Charges


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>> Jae,
>>
>> I looked Body and Soul up on the ASCAP website and this is what I found. 
>> Hope it helps . . .
>>
>> John
>
> I looked it up on the BMI website and they have 96 listings for Body And 
> Soul. Can there really be 96 different tunes named Body And Soul?
>
> And Jae, rights like you mentioned can cause headaches. A few years back I 
> was working on a project and we wanted to use Two Bass Hit in an audio 
> listening station in a museum. Two people own the rights. One agreed to 
> terms but the other wanted more money. Because of that, the tune wasn't 
> used.
>
> Museums have a term that they use and they pay everyone the same fee for 
> the use of their music. I can't remember the term but basically the museum 
> I was working with offered everyone the same amount and they wouldn't 
> negotiate individual deals.
>
> Also, either Warner or EMI, two of the biggest music publishers, gave us a 
> limit. We could use 10 songs from their catalog at the rate I mentioned 
> above. It meant I had to select things, keeping in mind that I could only 
> get 10 things. It changed the selection process.
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>>
>>
>> Publishers/Administrators:
>>  QUARTET MUSIC
>>    % WINDSWEPT
>>    ATTN: KAREN RODRIGUEZ
>>    9320 WILSHIRE BLVD
>>    #200
>>    BEVERLY HILLS , CA, 90212
>>
>>  RANGE ROAD MUSIC INC
>>    C/O CARLIN AMERICA INC
>>    126 E 38TH STREET
>>    NEW YORK , NY, 10016
>>    Tel. (212) 779-7977
>>
>>  W B MUSIC CORP
>>    % WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC
>>    10585 SANTA MONICA BLVD
>>    LOS ANGELES, CA, 90025
>>    Tel. (310) 441-8600
>>
>>
>> Contact ASCAP Clearance representative at (212)621-6160
>>   for other publisher information.
>>
>>
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Oct 21, 2008, at 12:04 PM, Jae Sinnett wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> What also complicates this is when the song(s) are used for these 
>>> campaigns they usually end up being heard on film or tape...and then 
>>> broadcasted on the networks and such... which creates an entirely 
>>> different situation with synchronization royalties. These are very 
>>> different than mechanical rights.
>>>
>>> Related from this front...would anyone happen to know the publisher(s) 
>>> for "Body and Soul?" This one is a little tricky because there are so 
>>> many writers involved and lyricist. I'm not sure if one group dictates 
>>> the rights to this piece or several. Any help would be greatly 
>>> appreciated. Thanks,
>>>
>>> Jae Sinnett
>>>
>>>
>>
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