MUSIC CONTRACTING RIGHT HERE in LA
We want to help you get the best result for your project. CMG Music Recording uses an innovative proprietary contract offering negotiable rates and Prepayment of Rights, eliminating back-end payments. CMG is ready today to book your next session or live event. No job is too big or too small!
The BEST MUSICIANS for recording and live events
CMG uses a proprietary 3-page customized contract for every project. Our Prepayment of Rights gives composers full ownership of their music while compensating musicians for future use. Our private, invitation-only database includes the best instrumentalists and vocalists in town. CMG is ready to meet your musical needs today.
CMG books private and shared sessions, as well as live events at all of the amazing recording studios, sound stages and venues in the LA area. Clients are welcome to take photos and video for their marketing and promotional use.
Our SUCCESS stories
Our success is best demonstrated in the words of our clients and musicians. Their satisfaction is our success.
Well what can I say? Thank you so much for all your very hard work making it a truly memorable and astonishingly successful session. The players were amazing, really world class and I would have no hesitation giving them a project of any size or complexity.
Words cannot explain how pleased I am with the experience I’ve had working with Karen and CMG. So smooth, so proficient. The level of talent and professionalism of everyone involved is at the highest standard one can hope for from an orchestra. It’s great to finally have a reliable group of world class musicians right here in Los Angeles for my projects. I’m looking forward to my next CMG sessions!
I have had the pleasure of working with CMG on a number of different record projects. They maintain a high standard of musicianship and professionalism in the studio and their musical contribution to each project has been invaluable. As a young producer and composer, I do not take it for granted that their initiative has created an incredible opportunity for me to benefit from the wealth of talent and musicianship that remains in Los Angeles.
Nothing can describe how deeply special our day was recording the original score for DEBRIS, a short film that I wrote and directed as a Fellow with Film Independent Project Involve. On behalf of all the filmmakers with DEBRIS we could not be more happy with the musical artists who gathered around to create a deeply affecting score for our film. Ayana Haviv brought the recording room to tears with her other-worldly voice. Karen Garrity supported her with a heartbreaking cello performance that took our breath away. Les Brockmann recorded and mixed it ensuring their artistry would sing when married to image. And Nicolas Repetto wrote and led us through a stunning musical score that now will be etched forever into cinema. Our heartfelt thanks. Welcome to the DEBRIS family. Our little film with a big heart.
CMG in the NEWS
Check out CMG Noteworthy News, including technology, resources, industry updates, and accolades.
Here is a recent article from the LA Times titled Freelancers fear California’s new gig workers law will wipe them out. This latest article about the gig economy law titled AB-5 may change your ability to be classified as sub-contracted labor.
January 1, 2020, a new California employment law, Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5), will go into effect and derail the music industry as we know it. Take-home paychecks will be slashed, tax procedures will be flipped, and business as usual will be no more.
Should I join the musicians union? Should I remain non-union? Should I go fi-core?
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