"The poster child of DIY music" -Forbes
Ari Herstand is the CEO and founder of the music business education company Ari’s Take and its online school Ari’s Take Academy as well as the host of the Webby Award winning New Music Business podcast. He is the author of the book How To Make It in the New Music Business which is a #1 best seller in 3 categories on Amazon and is being taught in over 300 universities in the US and has been translated into Russian and Spanish. As a singer/songwriter he has played over 1,000 shows all over the world and has released 4 albums. As an actor he has appeared on various TV shows like Transparent, Mad Men and 2 Broke Girls. As a speaker he has spoken at SXSW, BBC One Introducing, NAMM, SF MusicTech, Berklee College of Music and UCLA. He fronts the 1970s original funk/soul immersive concert theatrical experience, Brassroots District.
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