In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.com – David Helfant is Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at the music division of Paramount Pictures. He explains the role of a manager in the music industry and their relationship with an artist. He gives the legal definition of a manager which is a person who advises and consults with the artist on selection of material and the proper presentation of any artistic work to the public. Gives examples where managers have run into legal issues in negotiating various deals for an artist. David recommends the best way to get experience to learn how to be a manager is to work for a manager.