Playing from the Heart
Great Musicians Talk About Their Craft
ISBN10: 0879307048 ISBN13: 9780879307042 Publisher: Backbeat Books Published: May 1 2002 Pages: 392 Weight: 1.10lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
(Book). Through the eyes and ears of top music writers, Playing from the Heart brings you closer to 43 of the best players in popular music. Drawn from the rich archives of Guitar Player, Bass Player, Keyboard and Drums & Drumming, these classic interviews and photos reveal the skill, artistry and personality of world-class musicians in rock, blues, jazz and other styles. Provocative, often controversial, and always insightful, these interviews get to the heart of each player's creative process: their musical ideas and innovations, playing styles and techniques, equipment, influences and more. Plus you'll learn the "backstory" of each interview, direct from the writers and editors. Artist covered include: Chuck Berry, The Edge, Bonnie Raitt, Bootsy Collins, Billy Joel, Ginger Baker, Lars Ulrich and many others.