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Guitar Odyssey
By Michael Rays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
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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.
Knowledge - The Urban Skillz Dictionary
By Sezai Coban
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,210. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by mach-mir-ein-ebook.de. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
What’s a ‘Swipe, Downrock or Scribble Foot’? Who was Rubberband Man and what did he contribute to the ‘Uprocking’ form of Urban Dance? From the outside looking in, Urban Dance and culture can seem like a big mystery, but the only thing you need to know to unlock the mystery is KNOWLEDGE. KNOWLEDGE: The Urban Skillz Dictionary is packed full of explanations, definitions and background information.
250 Music Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This book contains 250 music anecdotes, including this one: Marian Anderson was a famous singer of opera and African-American spirituals. Occasionally, someone would tell her that they would do anything to be able to sing like her. She would smile and then ask, “Would you practice eight hours a day?”
La musica. Significado y funcion
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
En las paginas de este libro, el autor, musico y musicologo, se plantea preguntas tan elementales como: Que es la musica?. Para que sirve?. Las respuestas no atienden a las definiciones clasicas de un diccionario, el autor procura llegar a las esencias de la sustancia sonora, humana y divina, material y trascendente.
Aftershock
By Desiree Holt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The band was hot. Rick Trajean was hotter. And Sydney Alexander knew from the moment they met she was in danger of getting badly burned. As she drove the publicity machine for Lightnin’ the heat between them threatened to consume them. Would it be able to withstand both the success of the band and an attack from an unexpected source?
Ultimate Classic Rock
By Brian Westland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
This book serves as a guide to the best rock music of the artists that emerged during the classic rock era from 1965-1985.
Téléphone - au coeur de la vie
By Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $4.20 USD. Words: 87,650. Language: French. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Biographie exclusive du groupe Téléphone, réalisée à partir d'interviews des membres du groupe, et de leurs proches.
Variaciones y Exégesis Sobre Temas Musicales - Lo que nunca se había escrito sobre Blues y Rock
By Juan Avila
Price: Free! Words: 56,580. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Juan Ávila, gran personaje del mundo del blues en México, relata datos y hechos poco conocidos o ya olvidados, que van desde el gran Robert Johnson; pasando por las diversas culturas que impulsan el blues por el sur de Estados Unidos y el norte de México, hasta la aparición del rock.
A Brief History of Jazz Rock
By Mike Baron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,510. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Author Mike Baron explores the history of this music fusion, its rise and fall in popularity. He offers highlights—and his own unique insights from a front-row seat in jazz rock—into what made the era so special.
Elogio del demonio
By Eusebio Ruvalcaba
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
En esta obra, el autor nos lleva por un laberinto simultáneamente ajeno y perteneciente a todo ser humano: el arte a través de la música. Logramos ser testigos fieles de hechos cotidianos de grandes creadores de la historia humana, entrando con sigilo y admiración en espacios de su intimidad. Este libro nos da esperanza, porque cuando la música es sublime, infunde de vida a quien la escucha.
Pro Audio Mastering Made Easy: Give Your Mix a Commercial Sounding Finish Without Buying More Gear
By David S Eley
Price: $18.79 USD. Words: 50,450. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Techniques
This book explains and demonstrates how to give your mix a commercial sounding finish using software found in any typical home/project studio. About the first 90% of getting that commercial sound is all about technique. It can be done with the tools you already have.
Music Theory for Every Guitarist
By Doug Eggleston
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music theory and composition
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.
How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz
By Mark Mercury
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
“How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz” focuses on enhancing the purely creative aspects of jazz improvisation. Each chapter is geared to the intermediate jazz player who may run out of ideas while improvising or who seeks to improvise more creatively. Fifty techniques are presented which directly exercise improvisational creativity and the capacity to receive inspiration.
Solfège Facile Pour Tous Leçon - Méthode complète (20 leçons)
By Myriam Birger
Series: Solfège Facile Pour Tous, Book 26. Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 47,760. Language: French. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music theory and composition
Solfège Facile Pour Tous rend en un temps record le solfège accessible à tous sans exception, enfants comme adultes.  Cette méthode à la pédagogie ultra-efficace comprend tout ce qu'il faut connaître en solfège pour être libre musicalement et si vous suivez ses simples préceptes dans quelques jours vous saurez votre solfège !
Aluca, Sotia Tenorului
By Maria Margareta Babeanu Moldoveanu
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Povestea adevarata a doua vieti consacrate scenei: Aluca Babeanu, Prim-balerina la Opera Nationala din Bucuresti si Vasile Moldoveanu, marele tenor. Prin munca indarjita, Tenorul ajunge sa fie unanim recunoscut in toata lumea, fiind sustinut indeaproape de Aluca, care renunta la cariera sa artistica de balerina si se dedica trup si suflet iubirii vietii ei.
A Year on the Manchester Music Scene
By Louie Shelley
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 44,270. Language: British English. Published: January 8, 2014 by subKultur. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
A Year on the Manchester Music Scene is the collected writings of a freelance journalist who was commentating on the city's music and cultural scene in 1999-2000. They form a snapshot of a particular place and time: a specific moment in regional cultural history which can never be repeated. It's a great city, and it was a great year.
The Path to Success: Famous DJs Best Kept Secrets
By Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,420. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Electronica
This book talks about experiences in DJing, Organizing Parties, Managing DJs, Producing and Composing Music, as well as Competing with the Best Musicians in the world.
On the Road with Bob Marley: A White Knight in Babylon (Revised and Updated)
By Mark Miller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Zojak World Wide, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
For more than 3 years Mark Miller traveled throughout the world with Bob Marley & the Wailers and was responsible for Marley’s stage at 124 acclaimed concerts during the height of their success. Here Mark delivers his unique experience and reveals the underside of the marathon 3 year tour with the legendary Bob Marley.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Twelve: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ Abbey Road
By Steve Lambley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Part Twelve examines the LP Abbey Road. It provides full musical analysis, with a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques. And the Band Begins to Play tells the story of the Beatles' unique musical legacy.
And the Band Begins to Play. Part Eleven: The Definitive Guide to the Beatles’ Let It Be
By Steve Lambley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,830. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
And the Band Begins to Play is an in-depth, 12-volume guide to every song recorded by the Beatles. Part Eleven examines the LP Let It Be. It provides full musical analysis, with a detailed description of the recording process, instrumentation, overdubs, production innovations and recording techniques. And the Band Begins to Play tells the story of the Beatles' unique musical legacy.