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Devil Take the Hindmost, The Otherworldly Music of Allan Holdsworth (Loose Cog Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,410. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
Guitarist Allan Holdsworth is revered by some of the most accomplished musicians in rock, jazz, fusion and metal. This book examines Holdsworth's wide-ranging musical history and provides a listening guide to his entire discography, now numbering over 60 albums.
Starting Over: The Making of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Double Fantasy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
"Starting Over" is an oral history of the making of Double Fantasy and the definitive account of John Lennon’s last days with fascinating, insightful commentary from all of the key players involved
The College of Songology 101: The Singer/Songwriter's 'Need To Know' Reference Handbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
The College of Songology 101 focuses on the basic elements that are essential to take your music from a hobby to a career. This book avoids the ‘insider’ jargon, using ‘everyday’ language to show you how to use these basic elements to protect the songs you create, make money from your music and move confidently through the music industry.
For Mother's Sake
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 117,120. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
The true-life account of Jimmy Carl Black, the “Indian of the Group” who, together with Frank Zappa, Roy Estrada and Ray Collins, formed the original and outrageous 1960's Los Angeles rock band: “The Mothers of Invention”, one of the 20th century’s most influential bands. Jimmy recalls these times with a clarity that is remarkable, considering the backdrop – free love, drugs and “freakiness”.
In the Shadow - Vol 2, The FraKctured Zone Diaries (2006 - 2012)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
How do composers compose? And why? Andrew Keeling's diaries at The FraKctured Zone offer insight into the secret mechanics that power the creative process by disclosing the intellectual concerns, emotional impulses and habitual actions that constitute the daily grind of a composer-musician in the 21st Century and reveal how the harmonies, counterpoint and rhythms of life fuel the creative act.