by William Clark, Jim Cogan, Quincy Jones
Tells the stories of the legendary studios where musical genius
and a magical space came together to capture some of the most exciting
jazz, pop, funk, soul, and country records ever made. From the celebrated
Southern studios of Sun and Stax, to the John Coltrane/Miles Davis
sessions in producer Rudy Van Gelders living room, to Frank
Sinatras swinging cuts at state-of-the-art Capitol Records,
each of the 15 profiles in this book brings great music to life
at the moment of its creation. With a trove of never-before-seen
photographs and fascinating, all-new interviews with the musicians
and producers who made the records, Temples of Sound is a rich inspiration
for music fans.
by Peter Grueneisen
and music share many parallels and intersecting elements. Recent
developments in the music, film, and media industries have given
rise to new building types of audio and visual media. These projects
require a comprehensive approach from the various disciplines to
bridge architecture, art and technology. For more than 10 years
studio bau:ton has been pre-eminently involved in drawing together
these diverse disciplines This book is an eclectic survey of issues
central to building for contemporary media. Renowned guest authors
from the fields of media and architecture have contributed ideas
and projects, and a detailed overview of architectural acoustics
serves as an integrated technical guide. practical applications
are presented in a beautifully illustrated portfolio of distinguished
projects by studio bau:ton, ranging from museums to recording studios
and film production facilities. Projects like the Fox Scoring Stage
in Los Angeles or Bad Animals in Seattle are complemented by international
examples such as Sony Music in Tokyo, X-Art in Austria and many
been a songwriter most of my life, condensing my ideas and emotions
into short rhyming couplets and setting them to music, I had never
really considered writing a book. But upon arriving at the reflective
age of fifty, I found myself drawn, for the first time, to write
long passages that were as stimulating and intriguing to me as any
songwriting I had ever done."
Every new artist
will relate to this book - written beautifully by the master reinventor
himself. Truly inspiring.
Bible Far and away the most comprehensive resource for getting exposure
for your music on the Internet. studioexpresso recommends this book
for the independant and/or new artists.
All You Need
For every music
lover, its history is part of the pleasure. Read about the man who,
with The Beatles, changed the second half of the 20th century in
helping them composed the most important opus of its time.
All You Need
to Know About the Music Business :
Donald S. Passman
One of the best
sources on legal aspects of the music business from one of the most
respected entertainment attornies of today.
for Performers, Songwriters, Agents, Managers & Promoters When
to Quit your Day Job and how to make it really. studioexpresso recommends
this book for new and indie artists who are starting and anyone
who's looking to reinvent themselves.
who began as a musician is also presenter of Business Chops Seminars
and consults with many pro audio manufacturers.
Dawg?: How to Become a Superstar in the Music Business
To the general
public, he's best known as a judge for the TV show American Idol.
But for most of you who know him well, the book is just the latest
in Randy Jacksons impressive string of credits. From legendary
session bassist to songwriter and record producer to artist manager
and label vice president, Jackson boasts a seemingly endless list
of 27 interviews with platinum engineers by Mix magazine writer
Discover how music engineers, using the same arsenal of tools, can
create such unique works from artist to artist, even track to track.
You'll find practical and informative behind-the-scenes, behind-the-glass
insight into the art of mixing by the industry's most in-demand
engineers across all genres - pop, rock, country, classical and
Maureen is best
known in the industry for her engineering work (Santana, Tower of
Power) and as a contributor to Mix Magazine. She also books the
House Of Blues Studios in Los Angeles and married to engineer/mixer
Ken Kessie (Tony! Toni! Tone!, Herbie Hancock).
In The Musicians
Handbook, veteran musician Bobby Borg (a graduate of the Berklee
College of Music, has performed extensively throughout US, Europe
and Japan with a variety of artists, including the multi-platinum
group Warrant) reveals over 35 inspirational and proactive strategies
for pursuing a successful career in the music industry. Chapters
provide comprehensive coverage of the four types of business relationships,
the five key people a musician needs to succeed and the four major
sources of music revenue.
Diane Sward Rapaport
A Music Business
Primer explores the ecology of the music industry. The symbiotic
partnership between music businesses and the creativity and talent
of musicians and performers
The Autobiography of Quincy Jones
Q is an impressive self-portrait by one of the master makers of American
culture, a complex, many-faceted man with far more than his share
of talents and an unparalleled vision, as well as some entirely human
flaws. It also features vivid testimony from key witnesses to his
journeyfamily, friends, and musical and business associates.
His life encompasses an astonishing cast of show business giants,
and provides the raw material for one of the great African American
success stories of this century.
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The Buddha in Your Mirror
Practical Buddhism and the Search for Self
The introduction by jazz great Herbie Hancock, a Nichiren practitioner
for 29 years, makes one wonder if the rhythmic emphasis of this
chant has a special call for musicians, but this path obviously
has bold appeal for a broad audience of people who are willing to
give chant a chance.
found the strength to leave an abusive marriage after she began
chanting "Nam-myoho-renge-kyo." This phrase, translated
as "I devote myself to the mystic law of cause and effect through
sound," is at the heart of Nichiren Buddhism, a practice clearly
explained in this self-help primer. In 1253, the Japanese monk Nichiren
declared Nam-myoho-renge-kyo "to be the one true law, the great
`secret' hidden in the depths of the Lotus Sutra.
by Music Business Registry Inc