The lack of work for studio musicians is sending a shockwave through the industry and it's being felt across the nation. Already this year we've heard from frustrated music industry professionals in Nashville who's job security remains uncertain. With artists, musicians, and industry leaders fleeing the country to record at lower costs, what we're feeling on our own soil is the strain of a crippled industry. According to a report released on Dec. 15 by the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, recording-session wages have dropped 68% over the last 15 years. A profession once generating $50 million in...

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