A Music manager is a business professional who helps to guide the career of a musician. Often, managers are involved with ensuring that the music artist is being promoted properly, performing at venues and receiving endorsements. They are also involved with shaping the musician's image, so the musician becomes more accessible to the target audience. When contracts are negotiated, music managers are there to assist the musician, ensuring that musician's best interests are represented. Notable music managers include Peter Grant, Colonel Tom Parker, Brian Epstein, and Giorgio Gomelsky.