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Wisdom for a Young Musician

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If only you could sit at the feet of giants and receive their wisdom. What course might you chart for your career as a result? This book gives musicians of all ages and levels a chance to find out, whether they’re still in grade school or out trying their luck on the stages of the world. More than 75 famous musicians-including T-Bone Burnett, Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Lucinda Williams, and Elvis Costello-as well as industry professionals present personal advice that reveal their struggles, inspirations, successes,...
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Overview


If only you could sit at the feet of giants and receive their wisdom. What course might you chart for your career as a result? This book gives musicians of all ages and levels a chance to find out, whether they’re still in grade school or out trying their luck on the stages of the world. More than 75 famous musicians-including T-Bone Burnett, Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Lucinda Williams, and Elvis Costello-as well as industry professionals present personal advice that reveal their struggles, inspirations, successes, and overall experience of a life in music. The book features a wide variety of touching and practical wisdom on starting out, performing, writing music, touring, playing in bands, finding inspiration, partying in a drinks-and-drugs culture and, if the fates allow, handling fame.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762428618
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/2/2007
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Bruce Warren is currently the assistant general manager of programming at WXPN-FM in Philadelphia, and Executive Producer of World Café. He has won numerous music-industry awards as Programmer of the Year. He lives in Philadelphia with his family.
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