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Everything I Need to Know About Love I Learned from Pop Songs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
Ever listened to a love song and felt like it was written just for you? Have you ever helped yourself get through a tough breakup by listening to your favorite song? Maybe you and your current flame have one song that feels like it simply belongs to you as a couple? If you've ever been in love - with a person OR a song - this book's for you!
The Story of Clouds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Clouds, a psychedelic-cum-prog-rock band from Scotland found success in the late 60s. Managed by Brian Epstein (The Beatles), and later by Terry Ellis. They were acclaimed by fans, and other acts of their time, such as David Bowie, Jon Anderson(Yes), and Pete Townsend. This is the story of The Clouds, their rise and fall, and the now famous environment of music in the 60's, and 70's.
Rick Payne's Blues And Rags Collection
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
This collection of sixteen especially written tunes for the guitar by virtuoso Rick Payne includes both Blues and Ragtime styles. It is aimed at the intermediate player though can appeal to guitarists of all levels. The manual contains video links to all the instrumentals and advice on how to play each one successfully.
Basics of Intervals…A Little Help…PLEASE!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
The purpose of this short ebook is as a supplement in learning basic intervals. If a student of music wants to understand the why and how of intervals, this will supplement other info on the subject. Concepts are presented sequentially in small, teachable segments. Anyone interested in becoming more adept at understanding intervals, whether out of curiosity or for a class, will find this helpful.
Busy Bee
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
Beginning piano solo composed by Michelle Ayler. Level: Early Elementary. Publisher: MEA Music.
6 Keys to Success: How to Run a Band, Be Famous and Change the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Heavy Metal, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
The main rules for success are here explained with a direct and simple vocabulary, allowing you to easily correlate the information to any band you know and see that, more than a theory, this book refers to very obvious facts that can be identified and measured.
Race with the Devil: The Gene Vincent Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Gene Vincent—most famous for his classic 1956 single "Be-Bop-A-Lula"—is one of the most influential rock 'n' roll artists of all time. Updated and revised, featuring new information, interviews, and photographs, this 2016 edition of the critically acclaimed 2000 original is the most comprehensive survey ever written of Vincent's groundbreaking career and turbulent personal life.
20 Steps to Jazz Keyboard Harmony
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Theory, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Play the chords used by jazz pianists by following the 20 steps in this concise account of harmony. The book shows clearly how chords are built, named and used, illustrated with many examples. It is designed for anyone, whether or not they are familiar with musical notation. A glossary explains the technical terms used in the text.
Music Theory for Teenagers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music theory and composition
Music Theory for Teenagers, delivers music theory without confusive movement. By the way you'll get system knowledge of music. This book contains no junk which useally confuse many people forever. Read this book and you’ll gain the perception how to play any musical instrument quite professionally in a short period.
Jazz Dance Today
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 44,800. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Dance
This is the most authoritative book on this art form. Written by two of America's most renowned university teachers. They have been have been performers, choreographers, artistic directors and have taught in universities at the professorial levels. It has been used as the primary textbook in the field and has been read worldwide by those interested in jazz dance.
Singing Coach Secrets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Voice
This book contains 10 lessons plus 98 exercises, 24 techniques and more. Learn how to train your voice, enough to become your own vocal coach. Follow the voice training rules to protect the voice, warm up the voice, increase your range, volume and tone, breathe properly etc. Start to improve your singing skills now because this is the key to having fun and building your confidence.
Firepower for the Church Musician
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Christian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Firepower for the Church Musician is an inspiring collection of essays covering a variety of issues commonly found in the average Christian church music program, illuminated with scripture references and illustrated with examples from real-life people and events, all designed to get the reader fired up about doing the work of music in the church.
Learning the Great Highland Bagpipes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Theory
Learning the Great Highland Bagpipes is a tool to help guide you step by step in the process of learning the Practice chanter, then eventually the full great highland bagpipes.
Am022
Series: Audiation Magazine 2016. Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » International
February 2016 Issue 22 features a Bugged Out Weekender special with Jozef K. Discover music for work and yoga, and uncover the busking life in Brighton.
The Harper Call
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
In the tradition of A Song of My Heart, The Harper Call is a collection of song lyrics and poems written over several years. Several were inspired from the Legends of Arria and Legends of Arria 2002 series, as well as an unpublished novel. The rest have ties to the writer’s life or the writer’s whimsy.
So You Wanna Be A Sound Guy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
This is a quick start, nuts and bolts, real world guide to being a sound guy/girl. This does not go deep into the science of sound or electronics. This book shows you how to set up and test the parts of a PA, mic a band, sound check them, and how to use the mixing board and other devices in the booth. It also contains a lot of advice on how to work with bands and how to run a show.
Conversations With My Dead Rock Star Best Friend
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
After 20 years as bass player for Tom Petty, Howie took his role as 'Heartbreaker' too far, now he's dead. He was my best friend, I was devastated. Mercifully, he got back in touch the night of his funeral, which is excellent because I had a lot of questions, and he had to tell the truth, lest he be deported to the netherworld. Here lies a collection of conversations and memories, good and bad
Music for string Quartet
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Strings
19 original string quartets or duets. They are for two violins, viola and cello.
CheatSheet:Notes for Beginning Songwriters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
"You want to share your emotions and connect with others through your most favorite form of art: Music. However, where do you begin?"
MisHits of the Sixties Volume 3 - The 'B' Sides
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This volume, third in the series, deals with ‘B’ sides which I think could easily have been released as ‘A’ sides. As in the two previous volumes, facts about these selections are given as well as personal experiences and observations. Among the tracks featured are some that are instantly recognisable, but others which may appear somewhat obscure. Give them a listen and see what YOU think.