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30 Minute Guide To Getting More Fans: FREE eBook

30 Minute Guide To Getting More Fans: FREE eBook

While many are of the opinion that it's impossible to develop an appreciable fanbase without significant financial investment, this free ebook provides artists with concise information on how to grow a fanbase without breaking the bank, and is designed to be read and absorbed in under 30 minutes. Guest Post on Noise Creator's Free eBook Lately, there’s been ...

Musicpreneur: Making Money in Music - #MusicBizBooks

Musicpreneur: Making Money in Music - #MusicBizBooks

To any musician who feels overwhelmed by the craziness of the music industry- you are not alone! Learning how to navigate your career and market your own music is a daunting task. But there are SO MANY resources out there for you, full of useful tips and advice. Of course, sometimes even the advice can seem overwhelming. ...

Sexism In The Music Industry - When Women Lean In, Others Need to Listen Up [Emily White]

Sexism In The Music Industry - When Women Lean In, Others Need to Listen Up [Emily White]

Emily White writes about the troubling reality of sexism in the music industry, and how even companies which purport to promote gender equality in the workplace, are often guilty of indirect sexism. Guest post by Emily White of Whitesmith Entertainment and Dreamfuel via Zieley Magazine. I have had my ass grabbed in the workplace, which most agree is essentially wrong. ...

UC Press Publishes "Better Git It in Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus" by Krin Gabbard

UC Press Publishes "Better Git It in Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus" by Krin Gabbard

“Krin Gabbard is one of the finest stylists writing about jazz today, and Better Git It In Your Soul finds him at the top of his game. The writing is crisp, charming, and funny, a pleasure to read. The author’s love of this immensely rich body of music comes through on every page.” —Thomas Brothers, author ...

Mort Weiss' E-book, "Sex And The Jazz Musician - The Hollywood Years And Beyond," Now Available

Mort Weiss' E-book, "Sex And The Jazz Musician - The Hollywood Years And Beyond," Now Available

New E-Book Translates the Octogenarian Clarinetist’s Mort Report Columns from All About Jazz into an Autobiographic Series of Vignettes Complimented with Music and Video Sex and the Jazz Musician—The Hollywood Years and Beyond, an intriguing glimpse into the life and times of “the world's greatest unemployed jazz clarinetist," 80-year old Mort Weiss, is now available as ...

Monday Recommendation: Playboy Swings

Monday Recommendation: Playboy Swings

Patty Farmer, Playboy Swings: How Hugh Hefner and Playboy Changed the Face of Music (Beaufort Books) For sixty years, Hugh Hefner and his Playboy magazine have been easy targets for lampoon and parody. With their fixation on the care and feeding of the male libido, they have attracted plenty of both. But there has always been ...

Joe Meek’s Bold Techniques — New Video And V3 E-book Unveiled

Joe Meek’s Bold Techniques — New Video And V3 E-book Unveiled

“When I began researching my book I had no idea that Joe Meek’s recording concepts and techniques had basically turned the ’50s and ’60s British studio world upside down,” says Barry Cleveland, author of Joe Meek’s Bold Techniques. “Many of the things Meek did were revolutionary—and often considered wrong—at the time, but have now been so ...

Playboy Swings: How Hugh Hefner And Playboy Changed The Face Of Music

Playboy Swings: How Hugh Hefner And Playboy Changed The Face Of Music

Since the launch of Playboy magazine in 1953, two elements have been remarkably consistent: the first is the celebration of the world’s most beautiful & desirable women and the second is its involvement with music. The Playboy experience was never just about sex—it was about lifestyle. And music—particularly the finest jazz, a personal passion of Hefner’s—has ...

Jive-Colored Glasses: A Memoir That Tells How A Jazz Critic Got That Way

Jive-Colored Glasses: A Memoir That Tells How A Jazz Critic Got That Way

A jazz memoir combined with personal stories, Jive-Colored Glasses tells how critic John Goodman came to jazz as a child from a privileged background and how jazz radically changed his life. Jive-Colored Glasses was published July 8 on Amazon in paperback and ebook versions. It jumped to #5 in Amazon's Best Seller List (for Jazz Musician ...

Gunther Schuller On Book 3

Gunther Schuller On Book 3

Gunther Schuller wrote two books about the history and development of jazz. The first, published by the Oxford University Press in 1968 was Early Jazz. The second —in 1989—was The Swing Era. They were detailed histories, deeply researched and bolstered with musical examples painstakingly annotated by Schuller as he listened to and analyzed thousands of recordings. ...


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