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Finding Fela: My Strange Journey to Meet the AfroBeat King in Lagos  by Dan Dinello
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,670. 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!
Guts & Soul: Looking for Street Music and Finding Inspiration by James Hegarty
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.
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.
33 Days: Touring In A Van. Sleeping On Floors. Chasing A Dream by Bill See
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.
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.
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.
Positive Noises (Total Blam Blam #3) by Various Contributors
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 by TMS
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 by Rod Island
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."
33 Christian Songs to Familiar Tunes by Jay Jana
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Religious and spiritual music, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
FUN! EDUCATIONAL! MOVING! CHEAP? BIBLE STORIES & CHRISTIAN TOPICS set to familiar songs. PARODIES. For WORSHIP-SUNDAY SCHOOL-YOUTH GROUPS. Some Titles. You Believe Because You've Seen Me. His Disciple-Parody of Redneck Woman). On This Day of Wind and Flame- Pentecost Song. The Cover Was a Rolling Stone. Bananas for Jesus. Hole in the Roof. Reg. $2.95 but INTRO OFFER $1.50 enter code- WH69M
Guitar Odyssey by Michael Rays
Series: Guitar Odyssey, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Entertaining and inspiring, Guitar Odyssey is the day-to-day journal of amateur guitarist Michael Rays as he attempts to learn the guitar solo on Deep Purple’s “Highway Star.” Michael dives right in, blissfully unaware the project will take him two years. It's a book for 1) guitarists of any caliber; 2) rock music lovers; and 3) fans of persistence and patience.
Miracle Baby by Peter Stephenson
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books, Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Gospel
Sheet music. Uplifting pop song about the miracle of childbirth. Suitable for a female singer over, say, 30; preferably a mother herself. It'd maybe sound nice sung by a gospel choir? This song is free to perform for fundraising for your school, church or not-for-profit community choir. You need to contact me if you have commercial aspirations.
Look What I Did! Creating The Privileges by Eliza Cunning
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
A young girl adopts an abandoned ukulele and her life is transformed. Years later, she lives a quiet librarian-by-day/noisy musician-by-night schedule.
Eko by Fábio Sttêvám
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Portuguese poetry, Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
Tiu estas libro pri poezio kiel muzikon, kiam ajn oni volas legi ĝin denove, ĉu kiam ni estas malĝojaj, feliĉa, en festoj aŭ simple vidadoj. La propono estas alporti ĉiuj pli proksimaj al poezio, lumo kaj agrablan vojon en cifereca formato.
Time is an Instrument Song Lyrics by Wil Hinkson
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 860. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
Time is an Instrument, the new release from ascap singer-songwriter Wil Hinkson who presents the lyrics to the CD featuring the title track, and Empty Man (Unlearning), Coming Near (On the Horizon), Ocean of Dream(Awe) and more; all for iTunes compatible downloading at; timeisaninstrument.com; Chillout Rock-new Adult Contemporary music; listening with lyrics..you may just like it..check it out!
Songwriting on a Shoestring: Writing, Producing and Promoting Your Own Songs by Mary Wheelan
You set the price! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Songwriting on a Shoestring: Writing, Producing & Promoting Your Own Songs is written by a songwriter for songwriters wanting to produce good music without going broke. Mary Wheelan draws upon her experience in an effort to help songwriters save money while producing quality songs. Lots of people in the music industry will tell you how to spend money but this book may save you big bucks!
Am012 by Audiation
Series: Audiation Magazine 2015. Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » International
April 2015 Issue 12 features exclusive in-depth discussions with Neev, MC Vapour and Lauren Neko. Get set for Tomorrowland with the new EP from Josh Lasden, Mon Frere and Saytek take Dance music to the live crowds.
Triptych by Peter Stephenson
Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
UPDATED 10th August, 2012: now engraved using LilyPond; *and* all parts now downloadable separately (see book for hyperlinks). ---- Sheet music. Classical ensemble: piccolo, flute, Bb clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano. Written in 1994 as music to accompany a short film about St. George the Martyr, Wolverton church. Free for non-commercial purposes.
De Belgische Folkrevival - Constructie en Deconstructie by Cornelis Vanistendael
Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: Dutch. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book (in Dutch) is about the Belgian Folk Revival after WW II, it's history, construction and decontruction. For the moment only the first part about folksongs is available. Two more parts about folk instruments and folkdancing will follow later.