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Music as a profession. Vocational guidance

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  • Microphone Fiendsby Tricia Rose; Andrew Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Microphone Fiends , a collection of original essays and interviews, brings together some of the best known scholars, critics, journalists and performers to focus on the contemporary scene. It includes theoretical discussions of musical history along with social commentaries about genres like disco, metal and rap music, and case histories of specific... more...

  • World Music Concise Editionby Terry E. Miller; Andrew Shahriari

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    World Music: A Global Journey, Concise Edition is an ideal introduction to the diversity of musical expression around the world, taking students across the globe to experience cultural traditions that challenge the ear, the mind, and the spirit. Based on the comprehensive third edition, this concise version offers a brief survey of the world?s musical... more...

  • The Pocket DJby Sarah Lewitinn

    Gallery Books 2010; US$ 26.95

    With more than two thousand songs handpicked and organized by former Spin magazine writer and editor Sarah Lewitinn (aka Ultragrrrl), The Pocket DJ is the ultimate insider's reference guide for selecting music, downloading MP3s, and making all-purpose mixes for every occasion imaginable. Playlists include: Essential genres: with crowd-pleasing... more...

  • The Careers of British Musicians, 1750?1850by Deborah Rohr

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 44.00

    Focuses on the day-to-day lives and careers of musicians in Britain from 1750?1850. more...

  • Music and Tourismby Chris Gibson; John Connell

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 54.95

    Music and Tourism is the first book to comprehensively examine the links between travel and music. It combines contemporary and historical analysis of the economic and social impact of music tourism, with discussions of the cultural politics of authenticity and identity. more...

  • Musicians from a Different Shoreby Mari Yoshihara

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 26.95

    In the first book to account for the growing prominence of Asians in the world of Western classical music, Mari Yoshihara grapples with the significance of this trend. This is a book about the about the origins of a social and cultural phenomenon, but it is also about the lives and work of individual musicians devoted to their art. more...

  • Making Music Your Businesssby Traci Truly

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2005; US$ 17.95

    Making Music Your Business gives working musicians what they need to make more money with their music and take their passion to the next level. more...

  • To a Young Jazz Musicianby Wynton Marsalis; Selwyn Seyfu Hinds

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.95

    In To a Young Jazz Musician, the renowned jazz musician and Pulitzer Prize?winning composer Wynton Marsalis gives us an invaluable guide to making good music?and to leading a good life. Writing from the road ?between the bus ride, the sound check, and the gig,? Marsalis passes on wisdom gained from experience, addressed to a young musician coming... more...

  • Jam! Amp Your Team, Rock Your Businessby Jeff Carlisi; Dan Lipson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95

    Praise for JAM! "Breaking into the music business is difficult at best;sustaining success even more so. Jeff Carlisi is both a musicianand a businessman, and he and Dan Lipson have penned anentertaining and extremely useful book. Read JAM!, and you shouldbe blowing your competition off the stage in no time." —TerryStewart, president and CEO,... more...

  • Band Aideby John B. Taylor; Angela Taylor

    Personhood Press 2005; US$ 10.00

    This question-and-answer, no-holds-barred discussion of the intricacies of making a living as a professional musician gives frank advice regarding professional and personal aspects for a band's success and survival. An extensive range of industry topics are covered, including how to find and hire musicians, lay down gig and rehearsal rules, find booking... more...