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Who doesn't want to start a band? Get an edge with Garage to Gigs! Everyone who has ever picked up a musical instrument will want a copy of Garage to Gigs... because everyone who has ever picked up a musical instrument has also longed to be in a band! Set down the guitar (or the drumsticks, or the keyboard) just long enough to read this book, because its filled with the exact steps musicians should take to move from air guitar to be-there guitar. Professional musician Andrew Thomas shows musicians the possibilities open to them at every stage of their careers: be in a cover band or write new songs; collaborate with other band members or back a star; the choices are wide open. No matter what the playlist or the dynamic of the band, Garage to Gigs will help musicians find direction and find steady work.
Filled with the exact steps musicians should take to move from air guitar to be-there guitar, this indispensable guide shows musicians the possibilities open to them at every stage of their careers.
About the Author
Andrew Thomas, a bass player, has worked in nearly twenty bands since the start of his career in 1988. He has performed alternative, progressive, and Spanish rock, as well as pop, rap, and techno. He has played in cover bands spanning songs from the 1940s to the 1990s to todays hits. A popular performer in the O.C. and L.A. County, he lives in Los Angeles.