The workshop where young, up and coming, or seasoned pro's will learn from some of the best musicians and songwriters in their field. Our presenters will pass along some of their techniques and industry secrets to us fulfilling one of our missions to bring Nashville closer to the Coast.
Seating is limited to 10 people per class.
Price: $30 per person or $110 (includes one night stay at Gulf Hills)
“Music Publishing And Record Labels In An Independent World”
- Why being your own publisher is crucial.
- Why being your own Record Label is important.
Sponsored by: The Mississippi Songwriters Alliance
PRESENTED BY SEAN GASAWAY (SCROLL DOWN FOR INFO)
How does a music copyright generate revenue?
How/why does the publisher and record label license and earn revenue?
What is a Performance Rights Organization (PRO)?
Why all creators of music should have their own publishing companies and record label.
When a music publishing deal is right for you and when it isn’t.
Music Modernization Act 2020. Brief introduction and its importance to our industry.
How to find synch license opportunities independently and license for social media influencers independently.
Contact Kevin Westbrook to reserve your seat and class time.
(601) 415-4099 or
Sean Gasaway is an award winning songwriter, singer, entertainer, publisher, record executive, and record producer also known as “GASOLINE” and “Bacon”. Sean was born on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and now resides in Nashville, TN. Sean’s incredible popularity and high demand has led to performances of his hit “Stomp” and The National Anthem in front of 75,000 Pittsburgh Steeler Fans at Heinz Field, back to back Native American Music Awards for Song and Single Of The Year (2017 & 2018), songs played on the NBC Today Show, FOX Sports, featured rounds at the World Famous Bluebird Café, International Festivals including The Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival, year round performances at the World Famous Flora~Bama, Feature Artist with The Last Honkytonk Music Series, various House Concerts from the Gulf Coast to New England, holds major publishing deals in every country in the world, garnering over 175 revenue earning copyrights, four #1 songs on the Americana and Independent charts, six Top 40 on Billboard and Independent Charts, songs in major movies, documentaries, NFL Sports, as well as his highly acclaimed 2016 album release “Mississippi Vol. 1”, his trend setting 2018 bootleg CD “Mixtape, Mississippi” and his 2019 follow up release “Mixtape, Mississippi 2. Sean is currently recording his 4th studio album, a Rock Concept Album, set for release on Vinyl in 2021.
Sean has been in the music business for over 25 years, and has successfully written songs that have been published in all major genres including Rock, Country, Rap, Gospel, R&B, and Pop. Sean has and is currently writing, performing, producing, and touring with bands including 3 Doors Down, Cowboy Troy, Mickie James, The Ying Yang Twins, Payton Smith, Analise Hoveyda, Rosevelt Rawls, Brandon Green, Deborah Allen, Kat Perkins, The Highway Women, and Rachel Stacy to name a few.
Sean Gasaway is CEO of Gasaway Music, an independent publishing company with over 175 revenue generating copyrights via radio, motion pictures, and national ad campaigns. Gasaway Music has worldwide sub publishing thru deals with Bluewater Music Services, Universal Music Group, Sony, and many other major and independent record labels.