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I Still Believe: A Memoir of Wreckage, Recovery, and Relentless Love
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Love & Marriage
Faith. Fame. Abuse. Shame. Alcoholism. Recovery. Redemption. This is the captivating, untold story of Christian music legend, Russ Taff.
Apprendre le Piano Méthode Débutant Adulte (couleur)
Price: $8.78 USD. Words: 320. Language: French. Published: August 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard
Vous voulez apprendre le piano sans professeur, depuis chez vous avec des œuvres classiques mondialement célèbres - réaliser votre rêve de savoir lire et jouer une partition naturellement – être guidé simplement, pas à pas.C’est ce qu'offre ce guide couleur pour vos 6 premiers mois au piano, avec en cadeaux téléchargeables:13 morceaux mp3,5 bonus audio,13 partitions couleur et bien plus.
Learn Jazz Guitar Improvisation: The Charlie Christian Method
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Theory
The Charlie Christian Method For Jazz Guitar Improvisation provides guitarists with the perfect way to begin learning to improvise in the jazz style. Charlie Christian was the first electric guitar soloist, and remains one of the most influential guitarists of all time. Readers will learn the how to solo over chord changes using the author's 'chord tone diagram' concept. Intermediate players & up.
The Bass Guitarist's Guide to Reading Music - Beginner Level
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Theory, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Techniques
This book is the first in the Reading Music series and starts from the absolute basics, covering simple rhythm and pitch, dotted and tied notes, using octaves, navigation, time signatures and key signatures.
Pro Techniques For Home Recording: Studio Tracking, Mixing, & Mastering Tips, Tricks, & Techniques With Audio
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Acoustics & Sound
Why do professional recordings sound "bigger than life"? Are there special microphones and secret techniques? Or is it somehow the magic of the "big studio"? Learn how to improve your tracks (without spending big bucks on gear) with "Pro Techniques For Home Recording". This eBook covers every step in home music production from setup to mixing and mastering. Complete with audio examples.
Stevie Nicks Biography: The Amazing Life of Stevie Nicks and The Inside Rumors About Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Stevie Nicks is a musical visionary, poet and songwriter with a truly phenomenal life story. However, it was not always rainbows and butterflies, her life was filled with dangerous addictions that could end her career, even her life. This book will help you learn more about Stevie Nicks, her ups and downs in life and accomplishments in the music industry. What made her a true icon?
Dolly Parton Biography: The Queen of the Country Music, Dollywood and More
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Country
Dolly Parton, the undisputed "Queen of Country Music," sold over 100 million records around the world. Dolly is not just singer, songwriter. She's also involved in acting and films. During her diverse career, she eliminated the myth of "dumb blondes," as she is advocating women empowerment and independence. Dolly Parton is quite an independent and business woman...
The Bass Player's Guide to Scales & Modes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruments - General
The Bass Player's Guide to Scales & Modes is a complete reference manual for all of the scales, modes and arpeggios used by the modern bass guitarist. Contains exercises that illustrate each scale and concept. Accompanying audio files are available as a free download from the site.
The Roof: The Beatles' Final Concert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
HE WAS THERE! Apple Records former US manager Ken Mansfield takes a touching and comprehensive look back on one of Rock’n’Roll’s most significant events, while bringing an insider’s perspective to the days leading up to those 42 fascinating minutes of the Beatles monumental Rooftop Concert.
Stevie Nicks Biography: Love Affairs, Cocaine and Inside Rumors About Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Stevie Nicks is a musical visionary, poet and songwriter with a truly controversial life story. She was not always rich and famous as she was struggling to make the ends meet at the beginning of her career, especially when tracing Stevie’s life from her Arizona childhood. If you want to learn more about her, this biography is a revealing and inspiring portrait of Stevie Nicks...
The Bass Guitarist's Guide to Reading Music - Intermediate Level
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,570. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Techniques, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Theory
This book is the second in the Reading Music series and builds on many of the topics covered in the first. Additional elements such as triplets, compound time signatures and semiquavers are also introduced.
Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,760. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The definitive book on iconic cult hero Jeff Buckley, the singer who died tragically after just one album, but inspired a generation of musicians. His manager Dave Lory speaks out after 20 years of silence and interviews others who knew Buckley professionally, creatively, and intimately.
Wardrobe Malfunction: Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake and the Power of Desperation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
A history of Janet Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" during the 2004 Super Bowl Halftime Show, the events leading up to it, and the continuing fallout
Elvis Presley : The Life, Loves and Tragedy of the King of Rock ‘n Roll
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Five Star Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Discover the shocking secrets of rock ‘n roll’s greatest legend. Elvis Presley is still one of the biggest stars the world has ever known, and this book reveals the inside story of his meteoric rise to fame and stardom, From the devious manipulations of his controlling manager, to the string of women who lived through his sad decline, this book tells you everything about the King of Rock and Roll.
Play Hard
Series: The Devil's Share. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
After years of pining for his best friend, a woman he could never have, Devil's Share drummer Luke Matthews finally meets his true match in the savvy Harlow Davis.
Chart Watch UK - Hits of 1989
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 130,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
From the longest-serving music columnist online comes this comprehensive account of the Top 40 hit singles of 1989. Every artist to land a hit single during the year is documented and every one of their hits is catalogued. The essential guide to a fascinating year in pop music, and the perfect reference book for any self-respecting 80s music fan.
Learn To Play C6 Lap Steel Guitar: For Absolute Beginners To Intermediate Level
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
The Lap Steel Guitar is gaining popularity and crossing musical borders from it's traditional stomping grounds in folk, blues, and country music into rock and popular music. In this 140 page eBook, you'll learn the basics of the C6 lap steel (incl. music theory and reading tabs), work your way through chords and scales, and learn six example pieces. Includes MP3 audio for even easier learning.
Ronnie Lane - Can You Show Me A Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Griffiths Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Ronald Frederick “Ronnie” Lane was an English musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known as the bass guitarist and founding member of two prominent English rock and roll bands: the Small Faces where he was nicknamed “Plonk” and, after losing the band’s frontman, the Faces, with two new members added to the line-up (from The Jeff Beck Group), who dubbed him “Three-Piece”.
Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,060. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Who gave the drugs to the Beatles? I didn’t invent those things. I bought it from someone who got it from somebody. We never invented the stuff.’ – John Lennon The only full-length study of the Beatles and drugs, Riding So High documents the Beatles’ extraordinary odyssey from teenage drinking and pill-popping, to cannabis, LSD, the psychedelic Summer of Love and the darkness beyond.
Music Theory for Every Guitarist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music theory & composition, Nonfiction » Music » Musical instruments
How do the pros play guitar? They know music theory, and you can too! Unlike other music books which only teach you the songs, this book walks you through the theory behind the music, which enables you to learn songs much more easily, play and improvise with others, and even compose your own songs! You will learn how songs are written, not just how to play the songs themselves.