©2014 - 2019

Music Business Mentoring

Trey Mills

"Proper preparation prevents piss poor performance!

Wyatt Easterling

Preferred Method of
Communication:
Telephone

TOPICS: 

Relationships and Agreements in general, Management Agreements, Recording and Distribution Agreements, Co-Writing Agreements, Booking / Performance Agreements, Producer / Engineer Agreements, Music Publishing Songwriting, Music Publishing, Pitching and Plugging, Copyright, 
Music Supervisors, Royalties, Licensing, Performing Rights Organizations, Music Publishing in General,
Touring Booking, Booking Agents, Tour Planning, Tour Promotion, Advancing Shows, Life on the Road, 
Sound Production, Selling Music & Merch, After The Tour, Touring in General, Finding Funding Crowd, Funding, Grants, Sponsorships, Private Investment, Sponsorships, Finding Funding In General, 
Recording Recording in General, The Process of a Recording Session, Production, Mixing, Engineering,
Mastering, The Musicians, Live Performance in General, Communicating With Your Audience, 
Getting Your Message Across, Preparing for a Great Performance, Stage Presence, Marketing Your Music, Creating Marketing Tools, Branding, Marketing Plans, Publicity, Radio Promotion, Social Media,
Video, Merchandise, DIY Album Releases, Licensing Covers, Distribution, Album Release Events,
Promotional Materials 

BIO:  

Trey has written, recorded, mixed and produced Top 10 songs and records at Radio and Retail in Canada and US, while producing artists such as Forest Blakk, Trinity Bradshaw, Canadian Brass, Nicole Holness, Melanie Fiona, Glenn Lewis, KRS-One, X-Quisite, Ish, Jhevon Paris, GQ, Sean Kelly, and Makeshift Innocence, and has worked for Greg Lake (Emerson lake and Palmer) and Tyrese Gibson. 

His songs have been heard during the World Cup of Soccer, Degrassi, Soul Food, ABC TV commercials and more.

In addition to his work as a songwriter / music producer, Trey currently manages 2013 Juno Nominated Roots-Reggae artist Makeshift Innocence, Forest Blakk and country artist Trinity Bradshaw. Past clients include Grammy Award winner Melanie Fiona and Juno nominee and MTV television host Nicole Holness.

Trey has been a guest speaker for the MMF (Music Managers Forum Canada), Manitoba Music, Indie Music Week, SOCAN, Breakout West, Canadian Music Week, and has been a juror for FACTOR and the Alberta Media Fund.  

As Partner and President of A&R for Opening Day Entertainment Group Inc., from 2002 to 2008, Trey was responsible for securing label distribution Agreements with Universal Music Canada, Universal Music USA, JVC Japan, Apple and IDOA. Under his direction, the label reached the USA Billboard's top 10 for several releases.  

Originally based in Toronto, Trey has made Calgary, Alberta his home since 2008.

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