Jim Halsey's career spans over 60 active years as artist manager, agent and impresario, discovering and/or guiding the careers of such illustrious personalities as Roy Clark, The Oak Ridge Boys, Waylon Jennings, The Judds, Reba McEntire, Minnie Pearl, Clint Black, Tammy Wynette, Mel Tillis, Merle Haggard, Dwight Yoakam, The Judds, Lee Greenwood, Hank Thompson and many others. This year, he celebrates 39 years as the personal manager for The Oak Ridge Boys who continue to sellout and perform 160 dates a year. Jim Halsey's eclectic tastes have also enabled him to represent such diverse artists as Woody Herman and his Thundering Herd, James Brown, Roy Orbison, Rick Nelson, The Righteous Brothers, Leon Russell, The Glenn Miller Orchestra and others. article Continued..
Jim is also an innovator in music and entertainment business education. Jim’s book, Starmaker: How To Make It In The Music Business serves as the impetus to The Halsey Institute, an online music business site focused on helping artists and anyone with the desire to achieve success in the music industry. It features over 40 top industry experts giving insight into the many careers and opportunities available in the industry.
Jim Halsey has made and discovered the careers of name brand artists for many years. Read about Jim Halsey and the theories and lessons of how to build a music business career in his book Starmaker.
The Halsey Institute online seminars and courses bring you firsthand exclusive methods from the biggest superstars, top booking agents, managers, press agents, record company executives, television network executives, radio, concert, social media promoters and more. Learn how they did it, what they do, and how to apply their Starmaker power to your career.
From the creators of the Billboard Song Contest, Jim Halsey co. presents the Starmaker Award. Opportunities for artists to receive awards for songs that meet the eight point criteria. More will be recognized and discovered. Those worthy will receive Silver, Gold & Platinum Starmaker acknowledgement. business offices: Mark Furnas, Starmaker Award World Processing Center 3225 S. Norwood, Suite 100, Tulsa, OK 74135.