Case Study: Jazz Bandleader-Composer
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Income v Expenses
The pie charts below show aggregate gross income, and the related expenses for 2006-2011.
The pie chart for expenses has been scaled visually to represent that expenses consume about 80% of gross income. The table below provides details about expenses from 2006-2011.
|Artist Fees Paid||36.5%||Fees paid to sidemen for live performances|
|Manager Fee Paid||19.2%||Paid to US-based manager (US and European booking agents take a percentage of touring income before payment is made to Artist).|
|Tour Expenses||17.4%||Flights, ground transportation, hotel, per diems|
|Production||8.5%||Equipment, rehearsal space, research, wardrobe, production crew, road crew,|
|Overhead||7.8%||Bank, taxes, telephone, postage, misc|
|Recording Expenses||5.6%||Artist fees, royalties paid, engineers, rehearsal space, equipment|
|Merch Expense||1.7%||Paid to record labels for merchandise (CDs) to sell at shows|
The chart below shows income versus expenses on a year-to-year basis. The grey line indicates net income, which fluctuates from year to year.
Jazz Bandleader releases at least one record each year as a leader or co-leader. His net recording income after expenses fluctuates from year to year: some years he loses money, other years he gains. Overall from 2006-2011 his recording income is a modest net positive.
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