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Jessica Williams Standard Contract

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Article A: Agreement

This Contract is for the personal services of JESSICA WILLIAMS on the performance engagement(s) described below, made on this date _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ , as legal guarantee between the under-signed PURCHASER and the undersigned ARTIST or ARTIST'S appointed representative. IN WITNESS THEREOF; the parties hereto have set their names or seals on the dates above and below written.

1) Name, address, contact information for VENUE _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

2) Contact phone number for Venue _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

3) Name of artist: JESSICA WILLIAMS

4) Date(s) of Performance _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

5) Starting and finishing time of performance(s) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

6) Number and length of performance(s) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

7) ARTIST'S FEE _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

7a) ARTIST'S PERCENTAGE OF GATE (door) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

7b) ARTIST'S FEE AND PERCENTAGE above agreed-upon figure _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

7c) OTHER PAYMENT PROVISION(s)_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

8) RETAINER FEE: mutually agreed-upon _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ payable by check or credit card

9) PURCHASER will make FULL REMAINING PAYMENT to Jessica Williams BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE. Initial _____

Article B: Artist's Personal Requirements

For those interested in putting on smaller events such as house concerts, soirees, etc, also see house concerts

10) AIR TRAVEL: unless the proposed performance venue is within a one hundred and fifty mile radius of ARTIST'S home: one round-trip Coach ticket on a major airline, booked by our travel agent, with the fewest connecting flights and stopovers possible

11) FIVE (5) LARGE BOTTLES of spring water (Evian, Volvic, Fuji, or other pure water, NOT a CocaCola or Nestle Product) to be brought in the car or limo for airport pickup, especially late-night pickups when most stores are closed. This is highly important

12) HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: non-smoking room for 2 nights for one performance. ARTIST must fly in the day before; air delays make this a necessity, and ARTIST never flies on the day of a concert. Hotel must have room-service, be clean and quiet, provide hair-dryer, cable TV, shower and bath, large comfortable bed

13) GROUND TRANSPORTATION: car transport between hotel and performance(s) venues; and pick-up and drop-off at airport an ABSOLUTE NECESSITY. NO BUSES, TRAINS, OR CABS. ARTIST DOES NOT DRIVE OR TAKE PUBLIC TRANSPORT

14) ADDITIONAL (Personal Requirements) PROVISIONS: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

ARTICLE C: Artist's Performance Requirements

15) GRAND PIANO, tuned before the concert or performance. First choice: Bosendorfer Imperial King. Second choice: Fazioli 9 or 10. Third choice: Steinway D. Fourth choice: Steinway B. Yamaha C7-F, Petrof, Schimmel, other grand pianos negotiable, only pianos with 3 middle pedals, as ARTIST uses all 3

16) ABSOLUTELY NO UPRIGHTS OR DIGITAL PIANOS

17) ARTIST HAS FULL ARTISTIC CONTROL OVER PROGRAM, CHOICE OF COMPOSITIONS, LENGTH OF PLAYING TIME FOR EACH TUNE, AND OTHER ARTISTIC MATTERS SUCH AS PIANO MICS, POSITION, SETUP, ETC

18) ARTIST WILL HAVE FULL TRANSPORTATION PROVISIONS, WHETHER THE CONCERT VENUE IS A BLOCK FROM THE HOTEL OR ACROSS TOWN FROM IT

19) One switched talk microphone, no boom stand. No piano microphones or monitors except when acoustically necessary. ARTIST speaks to the audience throughout her performance

20) Agreement as to the sale of CDs at intermission or after performance (CD signings are encouraged; ARTIST usually sits behind a table and spends the entire break, if there is a break preferred, signing and talking to audience members)

21) An area of solitude where Jessica may rest before and after performance, non-smoking, including comfortable chair and a mirror

22) A supply of water, mineral water and other nonalcoholic sugar-free refreshments in that area of solitude. Any food provided must be ORGANIC, NON-GMO.

23) No analog, digital or other sound or video recordings to be made without EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION from ARTIST

24) No flash cameras during performance

25) No smoking in the vicinity of the performance

26) In the event that ARTIST appears with her trio or with a guest, ARTIST never negotiates for them.

27) ADDITIONAL (Performance Requirements) PROVISIONS: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

ARTICLE D: Contract Agreement Finalization

SIGNATURE OF ARTIST OR ARTIST'S REPRESENTATIVE _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

ARTIST (or REPRESENTATIVE) ADDRESS_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

ARTIST PHONE _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

ARTIST EMAIL - jessica at jessicawilliams dot com

ARTIST TAX ID#_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

DATE SIGNED BY ARTIST_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

PURCHASER'S NAME _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

PURCHASER'S SIGNATURE_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

PURCHASER'S ADDRESS_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

PURCHASER'S PHONE _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

PURCHASER'S EMAIL _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

DATE SIGNED by PURCHASER _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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