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Glenn Gould
Glenn Gould
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385189958
Musicians, artists, writers, conductors, music critics, producers, and Gould himself share their impressions of the eccentric piano genius
African Rock: The Pop Music of a Continent
African Rock
The Pop Music of a Continent
Paperback      ISBN: 0525485546
Surveys the forms, musicians, and instruments of modern, popular African music, explaining each style's distinctive tradition
Ticket to Ride: Inside the Beatles' 1964 & 1965 Tours That Changed the World
Ticket to Ride
Inside the Beatles' 1964 & 1965 Tours That Changed the World
Paperback      ISBN: 014303426x
An insider's chronicle of the world's first major rock-and-roll tour follows the Beatles' groundbreaking 1965 and 1965 North American tours, following the legendary group around the country as they evolved from four young musicians from Liverpool into rock icons. Reprint.
Mel Bays Basic Guitar Strumming and Fingerpicking
Mel Bays Basic Guitar Strumming and Fingerpicking
Paperback      ISBN: 0786648015
The Business of Getting More Gigs As a Professional Musician
The Business of Getting More Gigs As a Professional Musician
Paperback      ISBN: 0634058428
Getting more gigs doesn't just happen. Musicians have to make it happen. Despite a myriad of convenient excuses to choose from - the economy is off, money is tight, unemployment is high, not as many clubs are hiring, budget cuts mean fewer corporate gigs - there are always some musicians who do exceptionally well and work constantly, regardless of the month, year, season, economy or their location. A collection of Bob Popyk's most talked-about columns from International Musician magazine, The Business of Getting More Gigs as a Professional Musician will clue you in to what the musicians mentioned above already know and do. Covering in detail topics such as attitude, gig etiquette, business basics, money and diversifying, Popyk gives practical pointers to help you have a plan, network effectively, promote your assets, and market yourself constantly. He points out the need to treat gig-seeking like a business, and take it just as seriously. Musicians who take his advice will soon be well on their way to more and better-paying gigs. Also available by Bob Popyk: How to Find Gigs That Pay Big Bucks 00320370 DVD $19.95
Harrington Street
Harrington Street
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385313535
The cultural icon and rock musician offers a look at his early history on Harrington Street in San Francisco
You Can Teach Yourself Uke
You Can Teach Yourself Uke
Paperback      ISBN: 0786667885
Songbook
Songbook
Hardcover      ISBN: 0971904774
The Complete Singer-Songwriter: A Troubadour's Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording & Business
The Complete Singer-Songwriter
A Troubadour's Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording & Business
Paperback      ISBN: 0879307692
Of all the paths available to today's musicians, the life of the singer-songwriter remains one of the most alluring and popular. This handbook is the ultimate guide for the modern singer-songwriter, full of real-world advice and encouragement for both aspiring and accomplished troubadours. The founding editor of Acoustic Guitar magazine, Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers draws on his own experiences as a performing songwriter and interviews with artists such as Joni Mitchell, Ani DiFranco, Arlo Guthrie, Chrissie Hynde and Paul Simon to offer an invaluable companion for the journey from idea to song to stage and studio. Also includes inside info from managers, agents, lawyers and record execs. "A lucid, well-written, fact-stuffed work." - Bruce Cockburn
Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz
Ella Fitzgerald
A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz
Paperback      ISBN: 0306806428
The life of the very private and media-shy Ella Fitzgerald has long been shrouded in a mixture of half-truths and fiction. What emerges in Stuart Nicholson's groundbreaking biography is a remarkable s