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Come As You Are
Come As You Are
Written by Michael Azerrad
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833730
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Come As You Are
The Story of Nirvana
Written by Michael Azerrad


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2013
Price: $12.99

Nirvana came out of nowhere in 1991 to sell  nearly five million copies of their landmark album  Nevermind, whose thunderous sound  and indelible melodies embodied all the confusion,  frustration, and passion of the emerging  Generation X. Come As You Are is the  close-up, intimate story of Nirvana -- the  only book with exclusive in-depth  interviews with bandmembers Kurt Cobain... Read more >
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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170192
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year

This revelatory book of music history examines what is perhaps the best known and most-popular symphony ever written—and its famous four-note opening. Reaching back before Beethoven’s time, Matthew... Read more >
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Whatever You Say I Am
Whatever You Say I Am
Written by Anthony Bozza
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400053803
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Whatever You Say I Am
The Life and Times of Eminem
Written by Anthony Bozza


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $13.95

does eminem matter?

On assignment for his first cover story for Rolling Stone, the very first national cover story on Eminem, Anthony Bozza met a young blond kid, a rapper who would soon take the country by storm. But back in 1999, Eminem was just beginning to make waves among suburban white... Read more >
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Six Steps to Songwriting Success, Revised Edition
Six Steps to Songwriting Success, Revised Edition
Written by Jason Blume
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875389
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Six Steps to Songwriting Success, Revised Edition
The Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Marketing Hit Songs
Written by Jason Blume


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $12.99

What’s the secret to writing a hit song? It’s as simple as 1-2-3-4-5-6! Innovative, practical, and inspiring, Six Steps to Songwriting Success presents a surefire step-by-step approach to mastering the elements consistently found in hit songs. Author Jason Blume, a songwriter with the rare distinction of having had songs on the... Read more >
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This Business of Music Marketing and Promotion
This Business of Music Marketing and Promotion
Written by Tad Lathrop
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823077298
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This Business of Music Marketing and Promotion
A Practical Guide to Creating a Completely Intergrated Marketing and E-Marketing Campaign
Written by Tad Lathrop


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2003
Price: $24.95

The maxim in the music industry has always been “You can’t make it on talent alone,” and with This Business of Music Marketing & Promotion, you don’t have to.

In language that is simple and direct, author Tad Lathrop details promotional skills, publicity plans, royalty guidelines, and more, all supported by real-life... Read more >
Journey of a Thousand Miles
Journey of a Thousand Miles
Written by Lang Lang and David Ritz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385524575
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Journey of a Thousand Miles
My Story
Written by Lang Lang and David Ritz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $16.00

“Number One” was a phrase my father—and, for that matter, my mother—repeated time and time again. It was a phrase spoken by my parents’ friends and by their friends’ children. Whenever adults discussed the great Chinese painters and sculptors from the ancient dynasties, there was always a single artist named as... Read more >
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Swissted
Swissted
Written by Mike Joyce
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594746116
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Swissted
Vintage Rock Posters Remixed and Reimagined
Written by Mike Joyce


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $40.00

“Fine art for font nerds.”—New York Magazine 

“One of the most engaging homages I have ever seen.”—Steven Heller


Swissted takes rock concert posters of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s and remixes and reimagines them through a Swiss modernist lens. The result is some of the coolest images you’ve ever seen! The book features... Read more >
Jazz
Jazz
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679445517
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Jazz
A History of America's Music
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2000
Price: $80.00

The companion volume to the ten-part PBS TV series by the team responsible for
The Civil War and Baseball.

Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed works, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns vividly bring to life the story of the quintessential American music—jazz. Born in the black community of turn-of-the-century New... Read more >
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The Art of Practicing
The Art of Practicing
Written by Madeline Bruser, Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833747
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The Art of Practicing
A Guide to Making Music from the Heart
Written by Madeline Bruser
Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2013
Price: $9.99

This landmark book enlightens amateur and professional musicians about a way of practicing that transforms a sometimes frustrating, monotonous, and overly strenuous labor into an exhilarating and rewarding experience. Acclaimed pianist and teacher Madeline Bruser combines physiological and meditative principles to help musicians release physical and mental tension and unleash their... Read more >
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All of Me
All of Me
Written by Anne Murray and Michael Posner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307398451
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All of Me

Written by Anne Murray and Michael Posner


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $19.50

In this revealing autobiography, Canada’s first lady of song, for the first time, tells the whole story of her astonishing 40-year career in show biz. It is a candid retrospective of the extraordinary success achieved, and the prices that had to be paid.

“After ‘Snowbird’ hit, I was swept up like Dorothy... Read more >
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