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Chants for Blue and Gold Ladies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Golden Butterfly Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Ethnic
This original chant book is for all members of Sigma Gamma Rho. This book contains unity chants, legacy chants, and chants for step shows.
Super Drum Tips Handbook: For Drummers Who Are Serious About Music, Drums & Percussion
Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Percussion
Stop making the same mistakes that millions of drummers are making that leave them frustrated with their music! No technical "how to" drum lessons are discussed here! What we will be discussing are the mental aspects of playing percussion, and how to be the absolute best drummer you can be!
You Had to Be There: Three Years of Mayhem and Bad Decisions in the Portland Music Scene
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
During her teenage years, author Sharon E. Cathcart dreamed of working in the music business. She lived that dream for seven years, beginning at age 18. Unfortunately, she learned that sometimes dreams turn quickly to nightmares. Updated for 2015, to answer the question: "where are they now?"
Foundamentals of Interpretation - Rudimento de Interpretación - Rudiments d'Interprétation - Rudimenti di Interpretazione
Price: Free! Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
A short and useful manual in English, French, Spanish and Italian dedicated to musical interpretation by Edoardo Catemario
8 Steps To A More Successful Music Career In 2013
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Just Me. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
Note: This short report is 3200 words long, so straight to the point. Regardless of how 2012 went for you and your music career, 2013 can be better! Not sure what you should be doing next? Not sure why you've put a CD out but aren't getting many sales or even free downloads? Then you will want to read this short guide for 8 things you can do this year to ensure 2013 is your best year in music yet!
Musical Guide to Larks' Tongues In Aspic by King Crimson
Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson This is a scholastic yet accessible work. that takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that go together to make: "Larks Tongues In Aspic"
A Musical Guide To Magical Songwriting
Price: Free! Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
Get ready to feel music in a whole new way! Or if you already feel the magic that music brings, share in my bliss! A simple but informative eGuide that is fun and easy to read. Includes original compositions, broken down to help you in the process of writing your own song. You !will! have your own song written by the time you finish reading this book. PLUS: analysis of already popular songs.
Hip Hop
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
And The Band Broke Up
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.
Musical Guide to In The Wake of Poseidon by King Crimson and McDonald and Giles by McDonald and Giles
Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
An informative, insightful guide to the secret mechanics that power the mysterious music of King Crimson. This guide takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that, seemingly so effortlessly, go together to make: "In The Wake Of Poseidon".
Sheet Music The Birthday Song
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books, Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general
A very short song in the style of the famous "Happy Birthday," to be used for birthday celebrations. This song was written in the 1970s specifically upon request by a young lady who was celebrating her birthday in the piano bar in Madison, WI, at which Lee played piano and sang.
Guts & Soul: Looking for Street Music and Finding Inspiration
Price: Free! Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
New Edition! Street music is amazing. It’s guts and soul – strength and inspiration, skill and spontaneity, and sometimes even power and beauty. So I went looking for it. Across America in six major cities. This is my story, the images from my documentary that share my discoveries and the music that gave me new vistas of inspiration.
Finding Fela: My Strange Journey to Meet the AfroBeat King in Lagos [1983]
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » World music
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Finding Fela" is my personal memoir of a journey to Lagos, Nigeria, to film the legendary African musician Fela Kuti. As a white man from Chicago, I experienced extreme culture shock and even got arrested and jailed. Eventually, I lived near Fela's commune, talked with him, and saw him perform at his Lagos club, The Shrine. Now deceased, Fela was the focus of a recent Broadway musical Fela!
Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
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.
Me and Tommy Lee
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.
33 Days: Touring In A Van. Sleeping On Floors. Chasing A Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This coming of age memoir follows an indie rock band's first tour by van across the U.S. and Canada. No roadies, no soundmen - all they have is their music and each other's friendship. It's a now or never moment-take a shot at your dream or regret it for the rest of your life. They set out on the road to discovery to drink in all they could and maybe sell a few records. They grew up instead.
Working In The Music Industry
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.
Positive Noises (Total Blam Blam #3)
Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk
Positive Noises is the title of #3 of Total Blam Blam, a fanzine/ebook hybrid that concentrates mostly on the music of the 1970s, particularly Glam Rock & Punk. This issue includes interviews with Vic Godard and Nina Antonia and reviews Nina’s new book 13 Knots, the David Bowie is exhibition at the V&A and new albums by Iggy & the Stooges, Primal Scream, The Fall & Edwyn Collins.
Bad Girls And The Musicians Who Loved Them
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Bad Girls And The Musicians Who Loved Them is a book of poetry that gets its inspiration from the classic rock and roll lifestyle.Drawing ambiance from the likes of Nirvana, The Doors, Jimmy Hendrix,the Brit rock lifestyle and other concepts and theories, to bring forth a poetic montage of the bright, dark,quiet and light, moments, experienced by the artists who reigned as th gods of rock and roll
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Antimony and How a White Wedding at the Hunger Games Had a Mocking Jay Nixon and Silent Bob Strike Back at Magical ME 23rd, Volume 51
Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 47. Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Volume 51 is a continuation of Volume 50. It covers news for 8/14 of 2014 to 8/16 of 2014. It does a Psychic Examination of the incident in Ferguson, Missouri using Psychic Forensic Analysis of the data. It also covers the theme of Madonna and the news articles pertaining to God that surfaced. There's also references to Harry Potter and the movie "Crazy, Stupid, Love."