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Minor Artist – Recording Company Contract – Commercial Recording Services Contract

Minor Artist
(Commercial Recording Services Contract)
Parent/Guardian Signature

As an independent band or independent singer/vocalist or independent musician you will be hired by a Recording Company to render your talents and services in the production of a recording.

This legal music contract Agreement between the independent Artist and the Producer is drafted in plain English that is easy to read and comprehend. The music contract Agreement may be filled in on your computer or printed out and filled in later. Signing this music contract the independent Musician/Singer/Band is assigning any and all Rights to their work performance over to the Recording Company.

This is an eleven page, thirty-nine clause legal music contract Agreement.  Boiler–plate clauses, amongst others in this music contract Agreement, include: confidentiality, exclusive commercial recording service, dismissal for drug/alcohol/illegal photographs/nuisance, rehearsal/recording times quality of service, compensation, distribution rights, non-performance of recordings covenant, rights assignment, artist promotional appearances and reversion etc. Your Lawyer will draft any and all other clauses for your Project’s unique situations and circumstances.

Employment of Minor Musicians raises special concerns because Minors can repudiate contracts. An Employer cannot enforce a disaffirmed contract. In hiring a minor, the Employer must also comply with provisions of the Labor Codes of the Jurisdiction and regulations of any Labor Commission.

Minors cannot perform work that is hazardous or detrimental to their health, safety, morals or education. The Minor must have her/his contract signed by her/his Parent/Guardian. The Minor must have a Parent or Guardian on the set or qualified supervision.

Due to the Rights that arise on any Minor Artist reaching the age of majority an individual Agreement should be signed with each and every Minor Artist.

We regularly receive feedback that we have successfully drafted our music contracts to be as complete as possible for all legal situations.  However, should you experience a unique personal situation requiring the drafting of a special clause, please contact us at your convenience.  Otherwise, you may be obliged to find a local entertainment lawyer experienced in the music industry who will draft any and all other clauses for your Project’s unique situation or  circumstance.

Our music contracts are based on the principles of contract law, are country neutral and may be used in Australia, Canada, England, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Sates or any country whose legal principles are based on the English or American Legal System.

Our music contracts provide legal protection for music writers and composers, music agents, music recorders, music producers, musicians and singers, music distributors and music marketers and are used by: Alternative bands, Ambient musicians, Blues Bands and Blues singers, Classic Rock Tribute Bands, Choral Ensembles, Country and Western Bands, Country Rock Bands, Country singers, Dance Bands, Electric and Electronic Bands, Folk singers, Hip Hop singers, Jazz singers, Jazz Bands, Jazz ensembles, Polka Bands, Rap singers, Rap groups, Reggae Bands and Reggae singers, Religious Groups and Religious Bands, Religious Singers, R&B Groups, R&B Bands, R&B Singers, Rock Bands, and International Bands and International singers.

There are two forms of this music contract Agreement. The first music contract Agreement the Minor Artist receives Royalties for services rendered. The second music contract Agreement the Minor Artist receives a one time compensation/payment for services rendered.

Price: $49.99

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