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Click for more detail about The Quotable Musician: From Bach to Tupac by Sheila E. Anderson The Quotable Musician: From Bach to Tupac

by Sheila E. Anderson
Allworth Press (Oct 20, 2009)
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InáThe Quotable Musician: From Bach to Tupac, music artists through the ages speak out in this illuminating collection of quotations. Both the famous and the obscure from every genre of music—including classical, rock, Latin, country, blues, and hip-hop?are celebrated in more than one thousand quotations sure to intrigue and delight. Quotes offer individual takes on the music world, other musicians, singing and ?the song,” performing and rehearsing, success, fame, fortune, failure, and rejection. Readers will also see both the playful and serious sides of the music masters in sections on love, passion, relationships, and sex; aging and death; nature and healing; humor and witticisms; religion and spirituality; and much more. Special sections pay particular attention to the words of Ron Carter, T.S. Monk, the Beatles, and Benny Golson. Any musician or music lover will savor this collection of provocative, mischievous, and profound words from music personalities of the past and present.

Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don’t aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.


Click for more detail about How to Grow as a Musician: What All Musicians Must Know to Succeed by Sheila E. Anderson How to Grow as a Musician: What All Musicians Must Know to Succeed

by Sheila E. Anderson
Allworth Press (Jul 01, 2005)
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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.

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Click for more detail about The Quotable Musician: From Bach to Tupac by Sheila E. Anderson The Quotable Musician: From Bach to Tupac

by Sheila E. Anderson
Allworth Press (Mar 01, 2003)
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Both the famous and the obscure from every genre of music—classical, rock, Latin, country, blues, and even hip hop—are celebrated in this collection of 1,000 delightful, intriguing, and sometimes outrageous quotations.



Conveniently arranged by topic, The Quotable Musician features wonderful words of wisdom about the music world; other musicians; singing and song; performing; rehearsing; success, fame, fortune; failure and rejection; and even the world of music critics. It’s also filled with insights on the more playful and serious sides of life, with chapters on love, passion, relationships, sex, aging and death, religion, and much, much more. Plus, special sections pay particular attention to the words of Ron Carter, T. S. Monk, the Beatles, and Benny Golson.



From the wise words of Bach to the activist statements of Tupac, musicians, writers, and music lovers everywhere will savor this brilliant collection of the provocative, mischievous, and profound.




• Features more than 1,000 quotes from musicians throughout history

• Covers virtually every music genre, from classical to hip hop



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