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Wisdom for a Young Musician: Amazing Quotes and Inspring Advice from the Best in the Business
     

Wisdom for a Young Musician: Amazing Quotes and Inspring Advice from the Best in the Business

by World Cafe
 

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762428618
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
04/02/2007
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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