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PEARL JAM The More You Need - The Less You Get
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 141,620. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“We never wanted anyone to write the official band biography, and we still feel that way. But if you choose to write your own interpretations, based upon all the things that we have experienced together and about what has happened, I would like to participate in any way that I can. I think that would be an interesting read and an important story to tell.” — Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam.
The Led Zeppelin Curse: Jimmy Page and the Haunted Boleskine House
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,650. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
There has long been rumor that the members of Led Zeppelin made a pact with the Devil, selling their souls for fame and fortune. The legend of the Led Zeppelin Curse emerged in the late 1970’s after multiple accidents, deaths and other bad luck began to plague the band and those close to them. In this book the available evidence is examined and the gaps are filled in by Lance Gilbert.
Musical Truth 2
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 121,780. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
In his groundbreaking book ‘Musical Truth,’ DJ-turned author/ researcher Mark Devlin showed how the true nature of the corporate music industry tells a very different story to what’s conveyed on its glossy, glamorous surface.
teach yourself...Jazz Piano Comping
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,410. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
teach yourself... Jazz Piano Comping teaches accompaniment chording on the piano for entry-level and experienced pianists for combos, jazz and big band playing.
Twenty-Two Daydreams (Or Wood, Talc & Mr. J, My Social Media Ramblings Thereof)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Twenty-two of his favourite posts carefully chosen from his own website...
Music Business: It's a Dirty Game!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,220. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Although many have protected themselves in every way, many artist, writers and producers have been denied the opportunity to even pursue their claims and are forced to fight for their rights. This book uses personal experience from direct association with major music industry personnel, contracts with major music publisher. This book is not just for the aspiring artists...Learn More!
Incidental and Dance Music in the American Theatre from 1786 to 1923 Volume 1
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,010. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
An introduction and chronology to the masterminds of music. This Volume 1 of 3 presents a detailed chronology and alphabetical lists of choreographers and dance arrangers of musicals throughout history.
Why Bach?: An Audio-Visual Appreciation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
Why is Bach widely considered the greatest composer? This audio-visual ebook is one critic's answer. It survey's Bach's work and includes a close look at one of his greatest moments. The book is accessible to the general reader--it features highlighted scores that play as a cursor follows along--but its insights will interest the expert as well: a window into genius for music-lovers of all levels.
Incidental and Dance Music in the American Theatre from 1786 to 1923 Vol. 3
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 214,710. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
Elaborating on the introduction and chronology in Volume 1 and the biographical profiles in Volume 2, the author explores the careers of the masterminds of music from Edgar Stillman Kelley to Charles Zimmerman, with more than 150 musical examples and extensive Notes.
Sing! Learn How To Sing Like An Idol:Vocal Techniques For Modern Singers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Voice
This book explores live vocal performance techniques, and also briefly examines the opportunities that currently exist for singers - tips and tricks for memorizing lyrics; even advice on how to market yourself as a professional vocalist. - Learn to avoid common mistakes when singing improperly that can cause you to damage your voice. - Learn the secrets to true vocal power and confidence.
The Beatles! The Inside Story Behind the World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band by Kerry Kensington
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,100. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Library House Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
The true inside story of the rise of The Beatles from the people who knew them best: those who traveled with the group and were there first hand to experience Beatlemania from behind the scenes.
Minneapolis Reign (A Guide To Prince’s Hometown)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
Part travel guide and part biography, this is one Prince fan’s emotional account of an incredible journey he felt compelled to make in honour of his musical hero.
On This Day In Music - The Kidzter Music Almanac
Price: Free! Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
On This Day In Music - The Kidzter Music Almanac Learn what happened in popular music on every day of the year.
The Ghosts of Jim Morrison, The Phantom of Detroit, and the Fates of Rock 'n' Roll
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This is the story of the Phantom, the enigmatic musician behind the mysterious rock opera Phantom's Divine Comedy: Part 1 who replaced Jim Morrison in the Doors.
Cecilia's World
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 85,130. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
Cecilia, a sixteen year old girl moves to the big city where she discovers the wonderful world of alternative music.
Riding So High: The Beatles and Drugs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,060. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
‘Who gave the drugs to the Beatles? I didn’t invent those things. I bought it from someone who got it from somebody. We never invented the stuff.’ – John Lennon The only full-length study of the Beatles and drugs, Riding So High documents the Beatles’ extraordinary odyssey from teenage drinking and pill-popping, to cannabis, LSD, the psychedelic Summer of Love and the darkness beyond.
Two-Gether: A Guide to the Piano for Adult Beginners and Their Teachers
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 36,520. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Piano & Keyboard
While adults develop the same piano skills as any other student, they have different needs and expectations. In Part I, veteran piano teacher (and former adult beginner) Rob Marchand offers encouragement and advice to both new and returning students; while in Part II, he presents the teacher with a range of adult-appropriate materials and strategies.
Learning Guitar--For Music Therapists and Educators
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 34,370. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Exercises, Nonfiction » Music » Musical instruments
Simplified guitar playing--a proven method by a classical guitar performer who is also a college instructor of guitar. Numerous videos will aid your learning.
From Karaoke to the Platters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Voice
The incredible and inspirational tale of how Paul B Allen III went from singing in karaoke establishments, to become the lead singer of one of the greatest vocal groups of all time, The Platters (Only You; Smoke Gets in Your Eyes; The Great Pretender, etc.). Paul documents step by step the things he did to make it happen, giving anecdotal experiences from his life that will entertain and delight.
The Music Industry Directory 2018
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
This indispensable directory is a must-have for anyone wanting to make it in the music industry. It gives you: hundreds of record labels; hundreds of music managers; indexes by genre, so you can quickly find all the right listings; and access to overseas markets. It also provides free access to the entire current databases online, including over 1,700 record labels, and over 1,100 managers.