Audio Recording of Managing Artist Careers From Start To Success

Audio Recording of Managing Artist Careers From Start To Success


This program feature two artist managers who have successfully developed artists into rewarding, long-lasting careers and helped them to become household names.


This program features two artist managers, Dustin Boyer of Hubbub! Management and Ken Green of KJG Artist Management, who have successfully developed artists into rewarding, long-lasting careers and helped them to become household names.

Those seeking a career in artist management
Producers, Artists, Artist Managers and Artist Reps
Record, Music Publishing, and Licensing Executives
Music Attorneys, Promoters
Brand Marketing, Advertising & Creative Executives
Accountants, Business Managers & CPAs

  • Proven strategies in advancing artists’ careers
  • Strategic planning
  • Finance
  • Domestic and international marketing
  • Creating sales demand for records
  • Touring and personal appearances
  • Image cultivation, positioning & dealing with media
  • Merchandising and ancillary markets
  • Endorsements, branding, product cross-promotion
  • Internet presence
  • The art of the deal


  • Kenneth Green, KJG Artist Management
  • Dustin Boyer, Hubbub! Music
  • Sean Mcpherson, NARIP Board Member (moderator)


PROGRAM DATE: April 22, 2015
PROGRAM TIME: 2 hour 01 min 54 sec (2:01:54)
QUESTIONS? Call 818-769-7007 or contact NARIP


Hubbub Music
SAE Institute


Kenneth J. Green

KJG Artist Management

Ken Green is a graduate of Emory University with 25+ years professional experience as a musician, producer, recording studio owner, booking agent, indie label director and now artist manager. In early 2010 he founded KJG Artist Management based in Atlanta, GA. whose clients include Drivin N Cryin, Angie Aparo, Chuck Mead (BR549), Joel Kosche (Collective Soul), Eric Von Haessler, Michael Tolcher, Chris Porter (Some Dark Holler), Aaron Lee Tasjan, and Mike Froedge. A creative dealmaker and expert negotiator, Ken has worked closely with acts and companies as diverse as James Brown, Sister Hazel, William Morris Endeavor, Arista Records, Live Nation, Redeye Distributors, CNN, NASCAR, Sports Illustrated and more.


Dustin Boyer

Hubbub Music

Working in the music industry since he was 15 years old. Starting out as a talent buyer and musician. Boyer has worked all facets of the music industry. Equipped with above-average social skills, a stellar taste in music, unmatched burrito-eating ability, and a strange proclivity towards T-shirts with furry animals on them.


Sean Mcpherson, Board Member, NARIP Atlanta

Talent Buyer, Record Producer, Artist Manager

Sean Mcpherson is a record producer, artist manager, concert promoter and talent buyer from Atlanta, GA. He started in the music business in 1998 when he landed an internship at Chicago Trax Recording Studios owned by Reid Hyams and Al Jorgensen of Ministry. After graduating from the conservatory of recording arts and sciences he assistant engineered in NYC at Battery studios (Zomba) and Chung King Studios where he worked with such artists as Faith Hill, David Bowie and Sixpence None the Richer. In 2001 he took a job at Parkview Recording with legendary house producer Lenny Fontana where he mixed records for Crystal Waters, Byron Stingley and C&C Music Factory, among others. After that Sean joined a band in Fairfield, CT called Zerochance which brought him to Atlanta. Zerochance signed to Red Carpet Music in 2005 and has shared the Stage with Sheryl Crowe, The Calling, Uncle Cracker, Stroke 9, Cheyenne Kimball, Ashley Simpson and others. In the past 10 years Sean has founded, built, owned and operated East Atlanta Recording and is now the assistant talent buyer at Smiths Olde Bar in Atlanta where he has booked acts such as Drivin ‘N’ Cryin, Matt Nathanson, and Shovels and Rope for his company Thirsty Ear Productions. Sean also manages 3 groups for his company Favorite Son Artist Management and Consulting (The Head, The Judies, and the Blackfoot Gypsies). Several of Sean’s productions have been released by Universal, Brash Records and Slushfund Recordings. He recently co-produced several songs with Jody Stephens from Big Star and Mitch Easter (REM, Pavement, Ben Folds).


Program music courtesy of Sparks & Silhouettes


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