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Son of a Milkman: My Crazy Life with Tesla by Brian Wheat, Chris Epting, & Joe Elliott (foreword by)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tesla’s Brian Wheat lifts the lid on living the rock ’n’ roll life while struggling with anxiety, depression, and other issues seldom discussed by musicians.
Odyssey: Attila Balogh and the Quest for the Perfect Guitar by Craig E Jones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruments - General
Between 1976 and 1982, Attila Balogh and his Odyssey Guitars Limited made around 2,000 mysterious, unique instruments in a small factory in Vancouver, B.C. Most were identified only by a small brass disc on their headstock, glimpsed onstage with some of the world's biggest bands, and then, like a dream, they slipped into mist and myth and were gone, along with the tragic young genius who created
Heen en Onweer by Def P
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 102,870. Language: Dutch. Published: November 13, 2020 by BenKa Uitgeverij. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Music » Rap & hip hop
Def P maakt een avontuurlijke wereldreis per trein. De reis geeft Def P de tijd om terug te blikken op zijn leven tot dan toe, met onder meer de jaren met de legendarische Osdorp Posse. Deze verhalen worden gekoppeld aan de avonturen die hij meemaakt tijdens zijn wereldreis over het noordelijk halfrond. Met vaart en humor neemt Def P de lezer mee op deze bijzondere wereldreis.
Starting Over: The Making of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Double Fantasy by Ken Sharp
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
"Starting Over" is an oral history of the making of Double Fantasy and the definitive account of John Lennon’s last days with fascinating, insightful commentary from all of the key players involved
Planet of Sound by Rev. Keith A. Gordon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,120. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Planet of Sound is a collection of essays, retrospectives, artist interviews and album reviews penned by award-winning rock critic and music historian Rev. Keith A. Gordon. Originally published by the Rock and Roll Globe website, the Reverend covers a wide range of rock and blues music with these essays.
There Was A Light: The Cosmic History of Chris Bell and the Rise of Big Star by Rich Tupica
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,840. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2020 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“…the holy grail of information on Big Star and the late Chris Bell. An oral history spanning 400 pages, There Was A Light is exhaustive in its detail and entrancing in its storytelling.” —Under the Radar
So Now What? One Foot in Front of the Other by Sara Rose
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » General
When a person in her early twenties embraces vulnerability to share her life experiences with honesty, heart, hope and wit, a reader of any stage or walk of life is likely to find him or herself within its pages.
Sinfonia de Birimbau Cultura de la Capoeira en Música Clásica by Mestre Jeronimo
Price: $17.00 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: Spanish. Published: September 6, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Composition, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Multicultural education
Agrego mejoras para evolucionar la educación familiar y el progreso en la escolaridad desde la primaria hasta la universidad. Presento partituras originales y fotos históricas que retratan la síntesis realista de varias culturas a lo largo de la historia actual y pasada de Brasil, África, Europa, Estados Unidos y Australia. Mi método musical presenta una fusión con Capoeira, clásico, rock y jazz.
Sinfonia de Birimbau Culture of Capoeira in Classical Music by Mestre Jeronimo
Price: $17.00 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 3, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - General, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Multicultural education
The book talks about Capoeira and its events, presenting original unique music scores and historical photos that portray the realistic synthesis of various cultures through the current and past history of Brazil, Africa, Europe, USA and Australia. Creating fusion with Capoeira, classical, rock and jazz music I add improvements to progress our schooling from elementary to university.
Sinfonia de Birimbau Cultura da Capoeira em Música Clássica by Mestre Jeronimo
Price: $17.00 USD. Words: 50,520. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 29, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Composition, Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Abordo a educação, artes e música, cultura da Capoeira Patrimônio Cultural Imaterial da Humanidade (UNESCO, 2014) e apresento partituras de música originais com fotos históricas que retratam a síntese realista de várias culturas através da história atual e passada do Brasil, África, Europa, EUA e Austrália. Meu Método de Música tem atualizações pra música brasileira, clássico e outros gêneros.
The Blood and the Sweat: The Story of Sick of It All’s Koller Brothers by Lou Koller, Pete Koller, Howie Abrams, & Chris Carrabba (foreword by)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When it comes to New York City hardcore, its community proudly boasts Lou and Pete Koller—brothers who have dominated the scene worldwide since 1986 with the aurally devastating Sick of It All as their vehicle.
Total F*cking Godhead: The Biography of Chris Cornell by Corbin Reiff
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,390. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The first comprehensive biography of iconic singer-songwriter Chris Cornell.
Adventures in Arranging by Richard Niles
Price: $22.50 USD. Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Techniques, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction & Study - Composition
Composer/Arranger Dr. Richard Niles credits include Paul McCartney to Pat Metheny, James Brown to Randy Brecker, Tina Turner to Michael McDonald, Ray Charles to the Pet Shop Boys. Beyond a host of arranging techniques and analysis, Niles gives inspiring real-word advice and insider tips from 45 years on the ‘killing floor’ of the recording studio. "Richard Niles is a great arranger” Paul McCartney
Devil Take the Hindmost, The Otherworldly Music of Allan Holdsworth (Loose Cog Edition) by Ed Chang
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,410. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
Guitarist Allan Holdsworth is revered by some of the most accomplished musicians in rock, jazz, fusion and metal. This book examines Holdsworth's wide-ranging musical history and provides a listening guide to his entire discography, now numbering over 60 albums.
Classic Rock History by Dr. Rob Brosh
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 283,460. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Heavy Metal
Classic Rock History gives you an in-depth look inside the music of many legendary classic rock artists and bands that changed the course of rock history. From The Beatles to Nirvana (and more), all rock subgenres are explored including; heavy metal, grunge, punk rock, new wave, country-rock, alternative rock, and more.
Kindred Chords - Australian Musical Families by Loretta Barnard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2020 by Shooting Star Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Kindred Chords: Australian Musical Families is the first book of its kind in Australia, a book that introduces readers to 27 Australian musical families from across musical genres to provide a glimpse into the extraordinary creativity of Australian musicians and their musical families – the interactions, the influences, the sharing of ideas, the love and support, the special bonds.
Hymns – Their Stories and Their Messages by John Zehring
Series: Hymn Meditations and Stories · Spiritual Growth. Price: Free! Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Religious - Hymns, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
This book is a compendium of John Zehring’s four books on hymns – their stories and their messages. Each chapter celebrates the lyrics to the hymn, summarizes background about the author or the story of the hymn’s writing, and guides the reader to reflect upon the message of the lyrics.
An Idolatrous Revolution: The Movies of Elvis Presley and The Politics of Rock & Roll by Mark Jaskela
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,150. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Far from the least deployed weapons in America's fighting the Cold War were Hollywood movies, Elvis Presley and rock & roll. The paradox of socially sanctioned rebellion was especially evident in the Hollywood propaganda for the new music and its king. Stereotypes of a stoic international communist revolution were readily undermined by the hedonistic cultural agenda of the western world.
The Rock Stars Survival Guide by Digger Jones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,610. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Have you ever tried to become a professional musician?From recording studios, to album artists, disgruntle band members, marketing agents, criminal and shady clubs, Digger Jones exposes the truth behind an industry that picks its pawns carefully. With hilarious stories, failures, minor successes and priceless advice, Digger Jones provides a guidebook for the next generation of musicians.