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Commercial Radio Stations

Updated: 27 October 2022 | 14:11 PM

Rates of pay and fees for recording session musicians 2016

Studio session fees - 3 hours, half hour performance time

Minimum fee £81.30
Additional call time (per hour) £27.10
Additional performance time (per 30 mins) £27.10
Overtime per 15 min or part thereof (max 30 mins) £13.55
  1. Uplifts may be payable for additional rights (see main agreement)
  2. Recording for programmes that are not for full network broadcast may be paid at a discounted rate

Additional fees

Doubling/Trebling (per additional instrument) Overdubbing (per overdub) Online audio-visual broadcast (per 30mins)
Plus 15% of session fee Plus 110% of session fee £40.00

Porterage rates

Chimes, Drums, Marimba, Vibraphone, Xylophone £21.45
Electric Accordion, Electric Guitar, Bass Saxophone, Tuba, Double Bass £16.10
Contra Bassoon, Glockenspiel, Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet plus 1 other instrument, Trombone plus 1 other brass instrument or collection of mutes, French Horn plus 1 other brass instrument, 2 Saxophones, Cello £10.70
Harp, Timpani, Organ Negotiable