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One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager by Mark Workman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,390. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager is the first and only book on music tour management. Written with an acerbic wit and brutal honesty, Mark Workman pulls no punches in telling you what it’s really like to tour the world with a famous music group.
31 Thoughts To Inspire Your Art by CapstoneLA Entertainment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Leave excuses behind and go to the next level. You can do art by yourself in a lonely room and think it is you against the world. OR, you can be inspired and be surrounded by other artists who want to impact the world with their art just like you. This journal brings you 31 days of thought provoking and life changing statements to inspire you to think and go to the next level with your art.
ACL Music Fest: Rockin' Coverage 2002-2011 by Austin American-Statesman
Price: Free! Words: 44,310. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
With a timeline of articles and photos spanning 2002 to 2011, the Austin American-Statesman's award winning editorial staff and contributors trace the evolution of the Austin City Limits Music Festival from a small regional event in Austin’s Zilker Park to one of the country’s premiere destination music festivals. We recreate moments that will resonate with festival attendees and music fans alike.
Me and Tommy Lee by Margaret Sisu
Price: Free! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Heavy Metal
For one blazing night, a timid Caribbean good girl swaps her good Sunday church dress and preference for tasteful tunes for low necklines, slutty heels, and raging heavy metal. From the masses to the mayhem, she’ll never be the same.
Your First Festival by Andrew Lee
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
A first-timer's no-nonsense guide to the music festival experience. All you need to know to get the most from your first music festival. Everything from buying a ticket to getting there, what to take and what to think about when it's time to go home.
The Chieftains: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus by Joe Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
'Joe Jackson on: The Chieftains: The Joe Jackson Interviews Plus. "On November 22nd 1991, while working as an interviewer for The Irish Times and an Irish rock magazine, I decided to go to war for the Chieftains because, like its leader Paddy Moloney, I thought his group was needlessly knocked into the media shadows in Ireland by the market dominance of U2."
Tongue Arch & Aperture Tunnel by Clint McLaughlin
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
At the end of the book are links to 30 minutes of video of Andrea Tofanelli, Keith Fiala and me teaching this idea. All notes are not created equally: Many people think that every note on the trumpet responds the same way to an increase in arch, or compression, or breath support, or even facial tension. That isn't what really happens.
Eurovision 2013 - Learning Swedish by Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Swedish
Eurovision, the world's most popular annual song contest, will be held in the Swedish city of Malmö in 2013. Eurovision fans from around the world will flock there - here is your simple guide to this amazing event, including the history of Eurovision and, of course, some help in learning the basics of the Swedish language! Oh, and we tell you how to pick the winner of the event as well!
Drum Solos, Bottles and Bands - Memories of a Concert-goer 1981-1999 by Colin Bertram
You set the price! Words: 25,030. Language: British English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music(4.00 from 1 review)
Recollections from a selection of concerts the author went to in the UK during the 1980s and 90s. Ranging from big names like Queen and ZZ Top to less well known bands such as Stump and Urge Overkill, the book describes events that made the gigs memorable such as a fire alarm going off during a gig, a guitarist performing an encore naked and a singer pushing a drunken fan off the stage.
How To Get FREE Concert Tickets by Frank DiMilo
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This guide teaches you to establish the proper credentials and get in touch with those who can give you free concert passes. No lying, stealing, or begging involved. If you're tired of paying full price for concert tickets, check out this method that has saved some readers over $1,000 a year.
The Simple Guide To Drake by Chris Scott
Series: The Simple Guide To. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Did you know Drake’s dad used to be a drummer with Jerry Lee Lewis, most probably before your time but he was one of the greatest artists a few (many) years ago. Drake has an enormous following and has worked with some fantastic artists, learn a little more about his acting career, the songs he writes and who he has worked with. Why did he leave high school?
The Social Music Revolution Revealed by College Boy Publishing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
The Social Revolution Revealed is the only book you'll need to become successful online in marketing your music and yourself. FROM THE PEOPLE ACTUALLY CHANGING THE FUTURE OF MUSIC.
The Recollections of an Indie Drummer by Brenda Bailey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
From the early days of my childhood in Nashville, Tennessee, to the very first sounds of punk rock that followed me to my final home in Indianapolis, Indiana. This is a simple recollection of my years as a drummer, and the high-flying time I had in various rock bands through out Indianapolis during the early 80's.
Neil Young: Don't Be Denied - The Canadian Years by John Einarson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Don't Be Denied charts Neil Young's formative years, from his high school days in Winnipeg, Manitoba through his adventures in Toronto's Yorkville district to his ultimate successes with Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, and as a solo performer. When asked by biographer John Einarson why so little is known of his Canadian years, Young replied, "No one ever asked me!"
A Tribute to The Cellar Door Piano Bar by Lee Gabor
Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Lee St.Clair Gabor entertained from 1979 to 1983 at The Cellar Door Piano Bar on Stella Link in Houston, Texas. Memories of the "Cellar Door Family" and events at the club are featured in this tribute.
The Deejays by Arnold Passman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,510. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
In 1971, Arnold Passman's 'The Deejays' was the first book to closely examine the rise of the disc jockey - the tribal chieftains who manipulate (and possibly create) popular taste with every spin of the turntable. It became the "go-to" reference book on the subject for decades thereafter. Included is a never-before-published afterword from the author, "How We Hate to Get Up in the Morning."
Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and the Legendary Chess Records by Nadine Cohodas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,160. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The story of the Chess brothers, who worked hand-in-glove with disenfranchised black musicians, and how their lives entwined with the great blues, r&b, and rock artists who appeared on their legendary record labels. They changed what America and the world listened to, introducing us to Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Etta James and countless others.
Jazz Expose: The New York Jazz Museum and the Power Struggle That Destroyed It by howard fischer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Have you ever heard of the New York Jazz Museum? Most people have not.Yet between 1972 and 1977 it was the most significant institution for jazz in the world! This book looks back to present the story of a Lost Museum.It was situated in its own two-story building in mid-town Manhattan and had a small staff, an archive that eventually numbered about 25,000 items and extensive programs in New
Tales from the Trenches: True Stories of a Working Musician – 7 Classic Gigs from the Comic to the Calamitous by Leni Matlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Tales from the Trenches is a compilation of 7 entertaining, funny and outrageous accounts from the world of working musicians. When musicians hang out, part of the repartee is regaling each other with the most memorable gigs they've ever played; from the comic to the calamitous, the tales never end. You are hereby invited to sit in and check out 7 classic yarns from the trenches of the music world