Is your talent still locked up in the garage? It's time to shift gears and start finding gigs that pay serious money! This DVD - featuring invaluable advice from music industry heavy-hitters - is for every musician who dreams of playing music for a living. Kevin Eubanks, musical director for the Tonight Show band, shares his thoughts on getting major work as a musician in today's market. Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora talks about the most critical elements to launching a music career. Famous rock stars including Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon), Eric Schenkman (Spin Doctors) and Joe Satriani give the inside scoop about finding good-paying gigs, agents, and learning from the mistakes they've made on their climb to the top. Carnival Cruise Lines supervisor J.B. Buccafusco gives ideas on how to get yourself booked on cruise ships, and Steve Schirripa, former entertainment director for the Las Vegas Riviera, gives insight into scoring casino bookings nationwide. Also includes tips from concert and festival promoters, studio musicians, talent buyers, and many others who can help you make money with your music. 38 minutes.
Sponsored by the American Federation of Musicians and Gig magazine!