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Jim Halsey Publishes How-To Guide

NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Veteran country music agent Jim Halsey has released his new, entitled "Starmaker" — a comprehensive how-to guide for the music business.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book covers the fundamentals: how to develop an act, how to get an agent, how to use the press to build your audience, how to play the biggest and best forums.

Halsey is an experienced agent and built one of the top country music agencies before selling it to underwrite the founding of the Jim Halsey Institute, which focuses on helping others pursue careers in the music industry. Over the course of his career, Halsey worked with numerous major country artists including The Oak Ridge Boys, Roy Clark, Hank Thompson, Reba McEntire, Wanda Jackson, Tammy Wynette, Rick Nelson, Roy Orbison, Dwight Yoakam, Clint Black, the Judds, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Lee Greenwood among others.

The book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at Tate Publishing, or by visiting or – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers