Music: Market

Last week, with the current season waning fast, musicians and musicians' managers concerned themselves with plans for next year. Like any other business, goes music in the U. S. Artists are the com- modities monopolized by a few wholesale managers who sell to retail or local managers who in turn sell concerts to the public. Last week many a sales letter went out from Manhattan wholesalers' offices. Some 25 musical salesmen conferred with local dealers directly, boasted of the talents of their particular artists, haggled over prices. From their sales results, from box-office...

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