Box 29128, Phila., PA 19127 o
Pooch@professorpooch.com o professorpooch.com
Music Business Contract Specialist
Business Consultant, Advisor, Educator, Mediator & Music Legal & Contract
Creator-Writer/Owner of Many Music Business Educational products, including, a Book and Courses; plus a large Music Business Educational Website: www.professorpooch.com… DVDs, Radio, TV and Internet shows…
Owner of “Music Business Central™”, a TV/Radio/Multimedia Company offering Educational & “Edu-tainment Products”… Voice, Writer and Director of audio “PoochCasts™” [Music Business Podcasts]… “Gigster & the Pooch” Video
Business Management Services Company
Business & Legal Experience & Skills
A. 2010 marked 30 years continually guiding the musical careers of many past, present and future Singers, Songwriters, Musicians, & Producers, etc. This includes:
B. Over 25 years experience as a consultant to many Music Publishers,
Managers, Production Companies, Independent Record Companies,
them start and administer their entertainment businesses.
them how to run their businesses.
- Providing them with the proper contracts and other music business legal advice.
them with ongoing guidance regarding all aspects of their
C. As a Professional Speaker, Lectured in person and by conference and video-conference call at Elementary, Secondary, High Schools, and Colleges in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware on various aspects of the Music Business and Entertainment Law. Lectured with Q&A by Internet and national audio, audiovisual, and virtual reality for radio stations and schools. Served on many Music Business Panels at Seminars, etc. Featured guest speaker at many events.
D. Owner/WebMaster/Writer of “ProfessorPooch.com” an Educa-tional Web Site for people interested in beginning and advancing their careers in the Music Business. Also, David is a contributor to many other Music Business Sites and E-zines and Periodicals. Director of MusicBusinessLearningCenter.com, another Educational Web Site School…
E. Author of Music Business Courses on "Artist Development & Management",
"Songwriters & Music Publishing", "Producing, Production Companies & Indie Labels " and a "Music Business Contract Legal Basics" mini-course...
Author of the Published Book "The Music Biz" [How
to Get In, Survive, and Succeed - Without Getting Ripped Off].
Thousands of copies sold. Always updated and expanded for
the 21st century. 340+ pages.
© 1984, '87, '92, '94, '96, ‘97, '98,
'99, 2000, ‘01, '02, '03, '04, 05, '07, '08, '09, 10, 11, 12
David J. Spangenberg
David's Book, all of his Music Business Courses, plus many extras, are sold internationally on his Web Site, plus other affiliated sites.
Author of several hundred Published Articles, Blogs and Commentaries on the Music Industry, featured on his
F. Written contracts for, negotiated with and for, and represented…
people, including, but not limited to:
Songwriters, Musicians, Arrangers,
Producers, Beat Makers, Actors/Actresses, etc.
Businesses, Companies and Corporations, including, but not
Recording Studios, Music
Publishers, Managers, Production Companies,
Independent Record Companies, Attorneys, etc.
and trained Attorneys regarding the nuances of Entertainment
Law, including Lawyers interested in specializing in the
Music Business field.
for all of the above
Developed and taught the following courses at the Art Institute
of Philadelphia [8 years: 1991-1998]
of "BMI" [Broadcast Music Inc.], a Performing Rights
Society, and the "Harry Fox Agency", a Licensor
for Music Publishers.
or co-own over 200 copyrighted and registered songs.
Songwriter: Music &/or Words, any style, any subject,
any purpose; Song Doctor... Film & Video Soundtracks
J. As owner of a Professional Computerized Recording Facility "The Sound Lab" - 1985 - 2005…
of clients. Served as Producer, Musical Arranger, Audio
Engineer, as well as Professional Sound-Designer/Programmer
of Musical Computers on hundredsds of recording sessions
K. As Performer/Musician/Arranger/Producer…
Recording Deals with Major Producers... Recordings as Vocalist,
Guitarist, Pianist... Performed Live as Vocalist/Guitarist...
Bass, Horns, Strings, etc., using Analog & Digital Synthesizers
and Computerized Keyboards...
Arranger: Chord Charts, Lead Sheets & Complete Musical
Musical Recordings for Demos, Records, Film/Video; Stage Performances,
owned MIDI/Computerized Music facility for 20 Years
(Radio/TV): Writing Jingles, Music Copy; Singing & Speaking
Column & Articles, Short Stories, TV & Film Outlines
and Treatments ...
Large Internet following