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The Greatest Rock Musicians Based On Their Sales Volume (Includes Brief Biographies And Statistics) by Thomas J. Strang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This ebook consists of the top selling musicians or recording artists in terms of global sales volume. Numbering nearly 100, they are: The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Pink Floyd, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Queen, The Rolling Stones and Taylor Swift. Due to space limitations we can only list part of them (see Long Description for full list).
TRIBUTE by TW Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016 by May December Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Voice
Author TW Brown spent two years in the Portland, Oregon Tribute Band scene where he was able to sit down with many of the performers and find out why they do this, and what makes the Tribute Band scene special. He was even fortunate enough to spend time with a promoter who shares some of the tips and secrets of what makes a successful Tribute Band. Your ticket is waiting.
Gigging In Asia by Harry Schnur firstname.lastname@example.org
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
A collection of nine hard hitting interviews featuring Musicians, Vocalists and Booking agents who are working and living in Asia.
How to Build a Web SIte That Sells by Mihkel Raud
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"How to Build a Music Web Site That Sells" is the ultimate step-by-step guide to the best-kept secrets of selling more CDs and downloads than most independent musicians can think of.
The Music Business is Corrupt... or Maybe You Just Can't Sing? by Professor Butler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
LET’S KEEP IT 100% REAL: WHEN THERE’S NO ONE LEFT TO BLAME, MAYBE ITS YOU! “The Music Business is Corrupt… or Maybe You Just Can’t Sing?” is a no-nonsense, self-help book for struggling musicians and anyone in any industry that feels as if something or someone is holding them back. Designed to candidly but lovingly teach you how to get your act together and take responsibility for your career.
The Art of the Soundcheck by M. Erik Matlock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment(5.00 from 1 review)
The long awaited handbook for surviving in the audio production business. Mandatory reading for anyone planing a career in sound for studio or stage. M. Erik Matlock shares a wealth of wisdom earned over 20 years in audio production. He is a veteran of church, studio, stage, touring, theater, concert, corporate and installation sound.
Clive: Working for the Man in the Age of Vinyl by Don Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
In 1978, at age 21, after years of playing in a band, the author was hired by Clive Davis to be a talent scout for his new label, Arista Records. It was a dream job for somebody who'd lived and breathed music. The only problem was it was 1981, disco topped the charts and Clive was more interested in having hits and building his empire than making great records. A riff on life, ambition and music.
How to Fail in the Music Business: Or Succeed If You'd Rather by Joe Johnston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,760. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by Rhythm Rascal Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business(5.00 from 1 review)
An industry insider with decades of experience tells how to avoid the pitfalls that send almost all of music industry newcomers running back home. "How to Fail" is loaded with practical advice, along with soulful insights to the heart of the business.
Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists by Jade Simmons
Price: Free! Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A priceless how-to & how-not-to guide by innovative concert pianist Jade Simmons. This tell all covers everything including carving your niche, marketing, creating package deals, approaching management, what presenters really think and how not to get re-engaged. This is the stuff they never taught you in school direct from one of America's most exciting and versatile young artists.
The Rock and Roll Times - Music Industry Bible by Will Beattie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The Rock and Roll Times- Music Industry Bible's aim is to show bands how they can do it for themselves. From recording their CD, to PRS and Publishing, to getting a Manager, Touring, Press and Publicity, Merchandise, How to set up their own Record Label amongst other chapters on all aspects of the music industry. This is a music industry guide for the New Music Business.
Why I Failed in the Music Business...and how NOT to follow in my footsteps by Steve Grossman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Musicians have a problem. They believe in differences between the Creatives and the Suits, the Right Brains and the Left Brains, the artists and the businesspersons; differences that keep them focused on their music and ignorant of what it takes to succeed in the music business. Steve Grossman should know. He failed in the music business.
The Solo Performer by Doc Michaels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book is for anyone who has decided they would like to be a solo performer of some kind; a One Man Band, a DJ, a stand up comic, a magician, etc. It covers how to define your act, target your audience, target your venues; set up your stage, sound system and lights. Get the gig, advertise and promote the gig. How to become a producer; create events, fund raisers, and profitable shows, and more!
And The Band Broke Up by Matt Kramer
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Why should you read this book? To overcome the fact that we are not taught a common language for handling conflict. The result is the break-up of bands, abandonment of music projects, and loss of great art. This book will help you, artists and business people alike, spend less time being frustrated and more time being creative, artistic, and in harmony with everyone you work with in your career.
Working In The Music Industry by Edgar Struble
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Working in the Music Industry is a collection of straightforward advice on preparing for and entering careers in the music business. Author Edgar Struble draws upon his extensive experience as a nationally known music director in presenting the myriad opportunities available in the field. In addition, throughout the book there are interviews with folks who are successfully working in the business.
The Gospel Propeller: Christian Musician/Song Ministry by Tiffany Buckner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,980. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Religious and spiritual music, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Take your music ministry to the next level with this powerful, informative book. Learn to start your own music label or effectively promote your music both nationally and internationally.