Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Jim Halsey

Industry Legend Shares Secrets of Music Stardom; Agent behind The Oak Ridge Boys, Reba McEntire, The Judds, Merle Haggard, Roy Clark, Tammy Wynette releases book

Halsey set to appear on Fox & Friends, Fox Business Network, and SiriusXM all on March 4th

OKLAHOMA CITY  - After building the number one country-music agency in the world, Halsey eventually sold it to found the Jim Halsey Institute, which focuses on helping others pursue their dreams in the music industry. In his new book released nationwide this month, titled “Starmaker,” he continues that mission by sharing the secrets he learned while shepherding the careers of entertainment giants. 

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book digs deep into 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. His incisive advice will help readers find their place on the team—the position that provides the most successful and most fulfilling career.
Whether you dream of seeing your name in lights or prefer a powerful position behind the scenes, Halsey can tell you how to achieve your dream.
The book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at, or by visiting or
Throughout his career, Halsey has worked with 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, and a host of others. Since 1990, The Jim Halsey Institute has been helping artists’ dreams come true everyday. Halsey continues his active management of the supergroup, The Oak Ridge Boys. When he is not traveling, teaching, or writing, he lives near Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his wife, Minisa.

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