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Book: Release Your Own Music - A Step By Step Guide by Alan Dufner
This is a wonderful E-Book that gives readers a step by step outline on how to release an album. Any indie musician knows that it takes a lot of time and money to release music. It is not a simple task and I learned this the hard way. I personally have released three independent albums worldwide. I am an independent musician myself with over 20 years of experience in the music industry. I went to [...]
 
Book: The Surround Sounds of Music - The Musical Adventures of Professor Anacrusis by Chrissy Tetley & Theresa Burns
'What is music? Is it more than just a noise?' Wombat, Koe the koala, and Pocket the kangaroo, three little bush animals on holiday, are dismayed to find that this really difficult question about music is part of their homework. And Koe is even more concerned when he considers that he doesn't like music. Or at least he doesn't think he does. The animals need help. Then they meet Professor [...]
 
Book: From Bach to the Beatles - How Music Started by K.R. Hillyer
Bach did not invent Music. Music didn't stop when the Beatles broke up in 1971. These are simply bookends K.R. Hillyer uses for a lighthearted look at Music through the Ages. Hear how Sid Caesar discovers melody, using his fellow cavemen as test subjects. Join us as we wander with the Ancient Egyptians and their musical cats or the Greeks and their hilarious choruses (not). There's always those [...]
 
Book: Tales About Rhythm & Music Notes - The Musical Adventures of Professor Anacrusis - Book Two by Chrissy Tetley & Theresa Burns
Wombat is having cello lessons, but is finding that learning how to read music and understand the meaning of music notes and values is much too hard to understand. Accompanied by Koe and Pocket, Wombat visits the Music Shed where the animals enjoy movement and rhythm discussions with Professor Anacrusis. But while they are busy working out note values, and playing with music notes in the train [...]
 
Book: Understanding Music Publishing by Alan Dufner
Music Publishing is a confusing subject. When I first started releasing my own music, I was lost when it came to publishing. Many independent artists do not know the full ins and outs of how much money can actually be made through publishing. I took all I learned through my years of experience and put it into an easy to understand E-Book. I am an indie artist myself, plus I went to school for [...]
 
Book: Flowers And Stone by Jan Sikes
The epic love story begins here! A hot Texas summer, dim-lit honky-tonk bars, a young naive fledgling go-go dancer and a wild rebel Texas musician set the stage for this story. 1970 in Abilene, Texas finds young Darlina Flowers trying to figure out how to fit into the world she is most attracted to - the nightlife, live music and go-go dancing. Luke Stone, a veteran Texas Musician believes he's [...]
 
Book: Music Business - It's a Dirty Game! by Tiwanda Gail Lovelace
MUSIC BUSINESS: IT'S A DIRTY GAME! By Tiwanda 'Ne Ne' Lovelace *Includes extra inserts and additional color copies and screenshots! Perfect Bound (Printed Copy) Black & White, Size: 11 x 8.5, pages: 324 - For decades we have all heard about many artists not receiving compensation but the first thing you think is one of the following: 1. They did not have their copyrights or they failed to protect [...]
 
Book: Beyond The Music by Shannon Brown
Ellen left her life behind when she moved to Canada. Is she ready to start over with a mysterious stranger? Summer 1966. 21-year-old Ellen Daniels has moved to Canada to help out her family's business. She's left everything behind and now the business is failing, she's all alone, and she's just learned her boyfriend's been seeing someone else. Then one day an enigmatic stranger shows up. Ellen [...]
 
Book: The Flautist by John Needham
Leah Weisman is a twenty-something flautist (flute player) trained at the renowned Juilliard music school in New York. Unfortunately, she makes disastrous choices in men. Benjamin Wolfewitz, now Walters, is a Londoner and one-time refugee and has two things in common with Leah: he's also Jewish, at least by birth, and also a flautist, with a top London orchestra. Patrick Brennan is [...]
 
Book: Rock Music in American Culture - The Sounds of Revolution, 2d ed. by Robert G. Pielke
In the years following World War II, something vital and original was born in the restive cauldron of American culture. At that moment the voice of this vital and original something came fully into its own. It was insistent, loud and bawdy, and it finally had a name. It was Rock and Roll, and it was about to challenge society's values about race, sex, love, work, patriotism, fashion, commercials [...]
 
Book: It's Our Music Too - The Black Experience in Classical Music by Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Groundbreaking Book Explores the Black Impact on Classical Music Earl Ofari Hutchinson meticulously details in his It's Our Music Too The Black Experience in Classical Music the black impact on classical music. Hutchinson notes that there are numerous books which have dissected and re-dissected every possible aspect of classical music the composers, performers, their compositions, the musical [...]
 
Book: Wombat's Musical Adventure - Tales from the Bush by Chrissy Tetley & Theresa Burns
Wombat is looking for a musical instrument to play. But his real problem is finding one that is not too big and not too long. Not too difficult and not too tall. And not too heavy and not too loud. With the help of Bundy the dog Wombat begins to look at some musical instruments. But will he find one that is just the right size and shape for a little Wombat to play?
 
Book: Eight Traits of the Greats - How the Best Musicians Get That Way by Stan Munslow
Do you want to be a great musician? Do you want incredible technique and the ability to reach your musical goals? Well, there is much more to being an outstanding player than mastering rows of little black dots. When you really get down to it, great musicians simply don't think or act like everyone else. They think like winners. They act like champions. Their thoughts and behaviors cause them to [...]
 
Book: Murdered by Country Music - A High Desert Cozy Mystery by Dianne Harman
Seven time best selling Amazon All-Star author does it again! What part did mollies and Fireball whiskey play in a murder at a country music festival held outside of Palm Springs, California? Why was the celebrity chef, Jacques Rushon, owner of the French Food Obsession food truck murdered? The suspects at the top of the sheriff's list are Marty Morgan's friends John, the owner of The Red Pony [...]
 
Book: We're Not Like the Others by Leonard Stegmann
In this collection of his popular humor essays, Leonard Stegmann confronts his fear as he comes face-to-face with a hideous Louisiana night creature, explains why as a child he felt the need to shoot a bottle rocket out of his bedroom window, how he came to the conclusion that he much prefers going to funerals than weddings, and why, even though he would have preferred his house to be cleaned by [...]
 
Book: Tale Of The Music-Thief by Earl T. Roske
Allegra's life and career as an opera singer are up ended when music begins to disappear from music sheets and memories all across City-Along-The-Lake. When Allegra identifies the music thief, she pursues him with the help of an odd collection of fellows and a magical map. But, the map has boundaries. If Allegra can't catch the music thief before he disappears off the edge of the map, then all [...]
 
Book: A Year on Planet Mercury by Leonard Stegmann
Leonard Stegmann's largest collection of humor essays, quizzes and nostalgia explores such topics such as what it's like to boo a wheelchair-bound sports legend, cooking fried liverwurst, discovering udder cream and why geese are truly nature's most hideous creation. This book is packed with pages and pages of Leonard's dubious wisdom and questionable insight, and certainly contains more of his [...]
 
Book: Nudie Blues - Let the Music Turn You On! by M. G. Nash
After Arista's perfect world turns upside down, it takes all her moxey to begin again. Can she keep her band, Nudie Blues, busy enough to survive? She never expected a biker with six-pack abs to be her inspiration, but - sometimes life throws you a hardball! Jared, who looks like a Magic Mike dancer, turns out to be a cowboy ready - for a serious relationship. Is he too good to be true - or [...]
 
Book: The Last Clean Stream in America by Leonard Stegmann
In his second collection of humor, nostalgia and quizzes Leonard Stegmann asks whether Cro-Magnon and Neanderthal ever did the dirty deed, reveals the patron saints of salmon, herpes and television, visits a nudist camp and explains why the horse is just about the stupidest creature ever to exist on God's green earth..
 
Book: Grace Note - In Hildegard's Shadow by P.J. Parsons
It is 1106 when an eight-year-old girl named Hildegard comes from Bingen in Germany to live with Lysanor of Rupertsberg. One of the girls will become a twenty-first-century saint and icon a mystic, physician, teacher, and, most importantly, a composer. The other will make her mark on the world as a grace note the woman in the shadow. As their lives intertwine, two vastly different girls begin to [...]
 
Book: From a Foreign Shore - Stories of History and Alternate History by Andrew Knighton
What if someone had conquered the Vikings, someone claiming to be their gods? What if King Arthur's knights met a very different metal-clad warrior? What if you were ordered to execute a statue, and hanging just didn't seem to work? These short stories explore different aspects of history, some of them grounded in reality, some alternative takes on the past as we know it. Stories of daring and [...]
 
Book: The Carousel by Thea Hartley
Millie is a nine year old girl who loves the past. She reads books about the Victorian age, and finds them very romantic. Millie's Nana is the opposite, she has pink hair with pink leggings to match. However Nana and Millie get on very well and often go shopping together. One day, Millie sees a beautiful, old, Victorian carousel for sale in a toyshop, she falls in love with it. However, it is [...]
 
Book: Recollections The Detroit Years - The Motown Sound By The People Who Made It by Jack Ryan
The Motown story involved many people including writers, singers, musicians, disc jockeys and professionals who built the foundations of "The Sound Of Young America". Coming from Detroit and spreading to the entire world, Motown and its unique sound won the hearts and the love of millions from its start in 1959 until today. Relive the magic, the music, the love and the fabulous dancing in [...]
 
Book: Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry - The Worm Turns by Fred Staff
This fast paced, action packed historical novel follows the true life story of George Goldsby. He was born a slave and lived in Alabama until the Civil War broke out and was forced to work for his master in the war effort. He was at Picket's Charge and escaped during the battle at Gettysburg. He served in the Union Army until the end of the war and then returned home to find his life in as bad a [...]
 
Book: Heywood Jablomi - The Internet Essays 1848 - 1853 by Leonard Stegmann
Leonard Stegmann's first book of humor, nostalgia and quizzes. Topics include cruises, a Monkees quiz, antiquing with Michael Jackson, cocaine, lucid dreaming, a Seinfeld quiz, the Beatles, updated Christmas carols, an African trilogy and if a person can really laugh himself to death. Well, Chum, here's your chance to find out..
 
Book: The Spin by Don Keith
"Sometimes you must listen to your heart, not just your head." Jerry Gray is an average working man, a straight-arrow, a faithful husband, good father, and solid provider. But now some very non-average problems are threatening to overwhelm him. His marriage is failing, his daughter may well be losing her fight with a rare blood disease, and he is financially strapped from that illness and paying [...]
 
Book: Leonard's Pantload of Quizzes Strikes Again! by Leonard Stegmann
What, back so soon? Well, here's another pantload for you. This time Leonard presents dozens of quizzes on such varied topics as Pet Rocks, Seinfeld, Your Filthy Body, The Andy Griffith Show, Howard Stern, Clowns and The Black Plague. What could be more fun than that? Oh, and of course Cats, because Leonard has bills to pay, too.
 
Book: October Song - A Memoir of Music and the Journey of Time by David W. Berner
WINNER, 2017 Grand Prize for Literature, Royal Dragonfly Book Awards - FINALIST in memoir, American Book Fest, BEST BOOK AWARDS In the vinyl era, David W. Berner played rock 'n' roll in a neighborhood garage band. Decades later at the age of 57 he enters a national songwriting contest and quite unexpectedly is named a finalist. But there's more. He's called on to perform the song live at a [...]
 
Book: Beyond Acts by Paul R. Finch
Beyond Acts is a scholarly research study that intends to explain why the Book of Acts in the New Testament was never completed. Most of the Apostles were still alive when the Book of Acts abruptly breaks off without finishing the story of their last day's work. Nevertheless, there are many internal and external clues that help was fill in story. This book also addresses the chronology of the [...]
 
Book: Columbus - The Musical Crossroads by David Meyers
Columbus has long been known for its musicians. Unlike New York, San Francisco, Kansas City, Nashville, or even Cincinnati, however, it has never had a definable "scene." Still, some truly remarkable music has been made in this musical crossroads by the many outstanding musicians who have called it home. Since 1900, Columbus has grown from the 28th- to the 15th-largest city in the United States. [...]
 
Book: Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. Winner of the BRAG Medallion 2018 When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, [...]
 
Book: Spiritual Anorexia - How Contemporary Worship Is Starving the Church by Doug Erlandson
A Must-Read Book on Worship It's Not Just About the Music In Spiritual Anorexia: How Contemporary Worship is Starving the Church, Dr. Doug Erlandson presents a balanced but devastating critique of the contemporary-style worship model and shows how this type of worship deprives Christians of the feast of true corporate worship. Drawing from personal experience and extensive research into the [...]
 
Book: Past Deadline - a blurry glimpse into the aspen music beat by John Zelazny
For the past five years, I have been the music columnist for The Aspen Daily News. The position has had its ups and down, and in this piece I have presented my favorite moments from the journey. When I started writing about the music scene in Aspen, Colorado I had little to no idea of what I was doing. The position was given to me in a precarious way because, at the time, I was a burgeoning [...]
 
Book: Stoking the Embers of War by Jerry Genesio
Stoking the Embers of War is a historical novel set in Portland, District of Maine, Massachusetts, 1789-90. The Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the American Revolutionary War, was signed less than seven years earlier, in 1783, and though all that remained of the war's inferno was little more than smoldering embers in the memories of those who survived, passions ignited by the conflict [...]
 
Book: Rasputin and The Jews - A Reversal of History by Delin Colón
This book is an account of Rasputin as a healer, equal rights activist and man of God, and why he was so vilified by the aristocracy that their libelous and slanderous rumors became accepted as history. For nearly a century, Grigory Rasputin, spiritual advisor to Russia's last Tsar and Tsarina, has been unjustly maligned simply because history is written by the politically powerful and not by the [...]
 


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