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Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Band (Complete Idiot's Guides)

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ISBN13: 9781592571819
ISBN10: 1592571816
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Take your sound from the garage to the studio.

Expert authors Mark Bliesener and Steve Knopper show musicians how to start a band, keep it together, get gigs and promote them, afford equipment, avoid scams, deal with alcohol and drugs, and even make a CD and video. The book will help readers choose their look, their sound...and even a name!

€ Written by music industry insiders

€ Excellent complement to The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Songwriting

€ A unique source for the wisdom that bands usually gain only through painful experience

Synopsis:

- Written by music industry insiders- Excellent complement to "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Songwriting- A unique source for the wisdom that bands usually gain only through painful experience

About the Author

Mark Bliesener is the president of Mark Bliesener Consults, a firm specializing in advising bands on all areas of international and domestic personal management, touring, and talent industries. He has over 30 years of experience in the music industry. He has helped numerous artists score Grammys, CMA, ACM, and Gold and Platinum records. Steve Knopper is a freelance music business writer with more than 10 years experience. He writes regularly for Rolling Stone, Spin, Chicago Tribune, and Newsday. His articles have also appeared in Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Details, Wired, New York, Musician, Guitar World, and more. He has edited two books: Swing: The Essential Album Guide and Lounge: The Essential Album Guide to Martini Music and Easy Listening.

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Musak Band, October 17, 2012 (view all comments by Musak Band)
Great book. Lots of details. Wonderful guide for starters, and lots of good things to learn. A MUST HAVE!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781592571819
Author:
Bliesener, Mark
Publisher:
Alpha
Author:
Knopper, Steve
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Business Aspects
Subject:
General Music
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides
Publication Date:
20040406
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.20x7.34x.75 in. 1.11 lbs.

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