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Music as a profession. Vocational guidance

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

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    This study 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...

  • Teenage Nervous Breakdownby David Walley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 25.95

    Teenage Nervous Breakdown: Music and Politics in the Post-Elvis Era combines music and cultural history and criticism to examine how rock and the rock lifestyle have been merchandised first to a teenage audience and eventually to a worldwide consumer society. Well-known, iconoclastic writer/ critic David Walley examines the entire rock culture... more...

  • Access All Areasby Trev Wilkins

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    From the paperwork to the practical aspects, Access All Areas gives you an excellent insight into the live music and touring industry. Drawing on a vast range of real-world experiences Wilkins provides you with the key technical aspects of gigging and touring in an easily understood manner. Whether you are performing in a church, club or concert hall,... more...

  • The Mobile DJ Handbookby Stacy Zemon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95

    The Mobile DJ Handbook, Second Edition continues to be an excellent guide for novice and experienced DJs looking to build a successful career as the owner-operator of a mobile disc jockey service. Complete with practical tips, expert advice, and creative strategies, this book serves as the perfect guide on how to market and sell your services as well... more...

  • Musicians from a Different Shoreby Mari Yoshihara

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 27.95

    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...

  • Unions and Class Transformationby Catherine P. Mulder

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    How can unions move from a defensive strategy to one of class transformation? Mulder demonstrates how the current union strategies of class blindness lead to weak and often unintended results. Unions, she argues, do not use their collective power for class transformation and union commentators/critics do not theorize about unions as possible agents... 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...

  • 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...