Case Study: Jazz Sideman-Bandleader
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Income v Expenses
The two pie charts below show aggregate gross income, and the related expenses, for 2004-2010.
The pie chart for expenses has been scaled visually to represent that expenses consume about 50% of gross income. The table below provides details about expenses from 2004-2010.
|Touring Expense||41.0%||Transportation, hotel, per diem, agents fees|
|Sidemen||33.2%||Artist fees paid to sidemen|
|Overhead||8.1%||Office expenses, utilities, supplies, insurance, taxes and licenses, memberships, legal and professional|
|Publicity and Marketing||5.2%||Publicist, advertising, mailing costs|
|Production||6.1%||Equipment and repair, Arrangement and copyist, research.|
|Recording Expenses||4.6%||Recording studio, rehearsal space|
|Merch Expense||1.9%||CDs to sell on the road|
The column graph above indicates a net income that fluctuates from year to year, with the lowest net income point at 2006 and the highest net income point at 2007. While the income related to his projects as a leader has increased steadily from 2004-2010, the requisite expenses have also grown. The income for Sideman, Administration and Teaching – activities that do not have significant expenses attached – subsidize his bandleader and composer activities in all years but 2007.
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