How to Grow as a Musician: What All Musicians Must Know to Succeed

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Allworth Press, 2005 - Business & Economics - 193 pages
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Professional musicians tell how they developed as artists, how they approach performance, and how they handle the business side of the business—offering solace and heartfelt inspiration along the way. How to Grow as a Musician is packed with candid advice on everything from overcoming failure to the art of writing a song to doing that all—important "ego check." It also covers such vital practical areas as the role of contracts, self—promotion, getting and keeping gigs, and managing money. A special self—evaluation lets readers assess whether they have what they need to succeed in the music business.

• Huge potential market, targeted to every level from student to developing professional, in every musical genre

• From the author of Allworth Press's The Quotable Musician: From Bach to Tupac (1-58115-263-9)

• Candid advice based on extensive interviews with working musicians

• The author, a television and radio host, will aggressively promote book

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As host-producer of a TV and a radio program on jazz in the New York City area, Anderson (The Quotable Musician ) has met and interviewed musicians, composers, and other music industry professionals ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Sheila E. Anderson is an on-air personality and host of Weekend Jazz After Hours on Jazz 88.3 FM, WGBO, Newark (the most popular jazz radio station in the country). She has previously also produced and coordinated the TV program The Art of Jazz and the Jazz in the Garden series for the Newark Museum. She lives in New York City.

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