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Bobby Borg has over 25 years of experience in music. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a BA in Professional Music, and the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) with a certificate in music business. Borg is the author of “The Musician's Handbook: A Practical Guide to Understanding the Music Business,” published by Billboard books. He is also a staff writer for Music Biz magazine and a host of other online educational resources. Borg is the author of six self-published instructional method books for musicians, and has written educational articles for the international magazines Modern Drummer.
Borg is a composer, an artist, and a performer. He has performed extensively throughout the United States, Japan and Europe with a variety of artists ranging from pop to R & B to rock. He was part of the major label rock group Beggars Thieves (1991-Atlantic Records), Warrant (1996/1997-BMG/CMC Records), and his own group, Left For Dead (1997- Alpha Music), which Borg managed and licensed in the U.S. and Japan. With these groups, Borg has worked alongside some of the world's best personal managers, attorneys, producers and agents.
Borg currently resides in Los Angeles, California where he regularly speaks on panels at UCLA, The California Lawyers For The Arts at Pepperdine University, Taxi, and several other major organizations. He has spoken along side top industry professionals such as Jeff Brabec (Vice President of Business Affairs at Chrysalis Music Group), Todd Brabec (Executive Vice President of ASCAP), and Joseph DiMona (Vice President, Legal Affairs, for BMI) to name a few. Bobby has also worked as a consultant to independent labels, and as the music supervisor with various independent films. He served as an alumni representative and recruiter for Berklee College of Music, and has also endorsed a number of major equipment manufacturers: Pearl, Sabian, Main Line, Rhythm Tech, Hard Case, Groove Juice, Aquarian, Shure, Tama, Pro-Mark, and Dean Markley.
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