Join Host Buzz Knight walking and talking with veteran music industry consultant Bill Porricelli.
He has been at the leading edge of music publishing and the placement of songs in movies.
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The Magic of the Music- Takin’ A Walk with Bill Porricelli in New York City
Building a successful career in the music industry is all about relationships. It’s not about how good you are. It’s about having the skills and collaborating and networking with others. The more studio executives, songwriters, producers, and music supervisors you get into your circle, the more opportunities you will have. In this episode, we are taking a walk at Greenwich Village in Washington Square Park with Bill Porricelli as he shares his journey in music, how he was able to build a successful career, and never before known facts about success in music.
Bill is a music industry consultant and has been at the leading edge of music publishing and the placement of songs in movies. He has been in the music industry for over 40 years and has worked with great songwriters, producers, and artists. For Bill, the catalogs, the songwriters he got to meet and represent their songs, and the opportunity to work with incredible people such as Brian Wilson and Paul McCartney was a gift, and it’s something that he will cherish forever. Bill’s journey has been an incredible run.
During this episode, you will learn about;
[00:05] Introduction to the show and a bit about Bill Porricelli
[02:49] Bill's love for music and how he got into the industry
[04:34] Bill’s experience being in a studio with Brain Wilson and seeing his genius
[08:05] How Bill got into MPL, Paul McCartney Ltd
[10:47] The catalogs that Bill was fortunate to represent over the years
[12:58] Asking for credit for music placement and lessons Bill learned in his journey
[18:31] What Bill is working on as a consultant on film and television
[19:45] Ending the show and call to action
- When you represent catalogs of songwriters, it makes your job easier
- Sometimes you have to learn to be luckier than good
- Success in the music industry is all about relationships; get to know the studio executives and music supervisors.
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