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Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(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.
Cakewalk Down the Color Line
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From examining, no matter how superficially, the interface between black and white in America, we find that all the racists are wrong. The blues is not black, country music is not white. Both those musics and a dozen more are products of that exact bleeding edge where the largest, unwitting and unwilling, experiment in cultural cross fertilization in the world occurred.
33 Days: Touring In A Van. Sleeping On Floors. Chasing A Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
(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.
Monkee Music
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here they come... In Monkee Music, Andrew Hickey examines the music of Micky, Mike, Davy and Peter from their debut with Last Train To Clarksville through to their 1997 reunion album Justus A must for any Monkee Maniacs
Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
(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.
Art After Midnight: The East Village Scene
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1980s the art world turned upside down as punks and graffiti artists suddenly catapulted to center stage. This insightful book captures the social environment that launched artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, while chronicling the rise and fall of the East Village scene. Now updated with exclusive never-before-seen photos and images.
More Of What Ukulele Players Really Want To Know
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Series: "What Ukulele Players" guidebooks, Book 2. Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
(5.00 from 1 review)
Barry Maz returns with a follow up to the bestselling ukulele handbook with more answers that ukulele beginners really want to know. With 22 brand new sections, the follow up is aimed at players who have grasped the basics and are looking to develop their playing.
The Complete What Ukulele Players Really Want To Know
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Series: "What Ukulele Players" guidebooks, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,380. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
(5.00 from 1 review)
NOW TOGETHER IN ONE VOLUME! Bringing together the ukulele beginners bestsellers What Ukulele Players Really Want To Know and More Of What Ukulele Players Really Want To Know, Barry Maz returns with a handy omnibus edition! With over 50 chapters of advice, this is the Complete guidance for new players
Making Tracks: A Writer's Guide to Audiobooks (and How to Produce Them)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by AWP Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Audiobooks represent the second fastest-growing segment of the book industry. As demand explodes like never before, how can an author capture this audience? Making Tracks gives you everything you need to produce, and distribute your own audiobooks and radio dramas—from performance technique to studio design to production management, and more. Don't miss out on this unprecedented opportunity!
Conversations with Roger Sessions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Andrea Olmstead’s Conversations with Roger Sessions, out of print, is now available in a new eBook format complete with updated Discography. Her interviews with the composer took place between 1974 and 1980 in New York. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 1987, this book can now be easily obtained at online bookstores.
My Life as an Elton Fan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
(5.00 from 1 review)
I wrote this book for Elton fans and anyone who enjoys Elton John's music. This book includes some amazing stories I experienced as an Elton fan and some sureal life experiences too. A story of action packed drama and exciting concert events that I experienced... Including when Elton actually spoke to me.
Travail, Famille...Batterie !
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,080. Language: French. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tombé tout petit dans le monde bruyant du Rock, Hugauze a traversé les décennies en tapant comme un sourd sur sa batterie dans plus d'une vingtaine de groupes, passant sans sourciller de la compagnie de danse Maguy Marin, de Parkinson Square ou Garlic Frog Diet en France à la scène Grunge de Seattle ou la scène Punk de San Francisco. Mille aventures racontées avec humour par un gamin de 47 ans !
How to Fail in the Music Business: Or Succeed If You'd Rather
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,760. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by Rhythm Rascal Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 1 review)
An industry insider with decades of experience tells how to avoid the pitfalls that send almost all of music industry newcomers running back home. "How to Fail" is loaded with practical advice, along with soulful insights to the heart of the business.
Waving, Not Drowning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Waving, Not Drowning is a mercifully short book comprising the last and definitive thoughts of the great and under-appreciated Maestro Barrington Orwell, as told to his colleague and friend Lev Parikian. Part biography, part conducting manual, Waving Not Drowning acts as a compendium for the aspiring conductor as well as startling insight into life on the podium.
Guitar and Harmonica Method
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Guitar and Harmonica Method provides aspiring musicians with the basic tools and knowledge needed to play guitar and harmonica together, to be able to perform great songs with confidence and to gain a deeper musical understanding. Guitar instruction is introduced in the first section, harmonica instruction in the second. The third section utilizes music theory to bring the instruments together
The Art of the Soundcheck
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 1 review)
The long awaited handbook for surviving in the audio production business. Mandatory reading for anyone planing a career in sound for studio or stage. M. Erik Matlock shares a wealth of wisdom earned over 20 years in audio production. He is a veteran of church, studio, stage, touring, theater, concert, corporate and installation sound.
What Ukulele Players Really Want To Know
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Series: "What Ukulele Players" guidebooks, Book 1. Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Musical instruments
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
The bestselling guide for ukulele beginners, written specifically FOR beginners. This guide provides concise, no-nonsense answers to the obvious questions that the tuition books miss. With chapters dealing from everything, from ukulele sizes, prices and strings to how to grow your nails. Also includes reference section and glossary. Number ONE selling music book in the Kindle UK music chart!
The Rock and Roll Times - Music Industry Bible
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The Rock and Roll Times- Music Industry Bible's aim is to show bands how they can do it for themselves. From recording their CD, to PRS and Publishing, to getting a Manager, Touring, Press and Publicity, Merchandise, How to set up their own Record Label amongst other chapters on all aspects of the music industry. This is a music industry guide for the New Music Business.
Behind the Board:My Life with Rock and Roll Legends
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The true story of a kid from Kansas whose love of music brought him working side by side with rock and roll's biggest names. From John Lennon, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac & others, Galen Senogles has worked with the biggest names on some of rock and roll's must beloved classic albums. For the first time, he sets the record straight on rock and roll's most enduring stories and rumors.
Stealing Fire
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Drake Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
HOW DO YOU RECOGNIZE YOUR SOUL MATE? When Beau and Amanda meet in a late night phone conversation over the hotel’s switchboard, it is the beginning of something neither has ever found—a situation that will bring them unexpected success, untold joy, and piercing heartache… until they learn that some connections, however improbable, are meant to last forever.