Synopses & Reviews
Packed with proven solutions developed from real-life experiences, this book by Gig columnist Billy Mitchell analyzes both the business and creative challenges of successful gigging. Articles on specific issues with landing, planning and playing gigs are backed by firsthand interviews with musicians, agents, producers and others who have handled these problems on the road and in the studio. This well-rounded reference offers practical advice and inspiring insight on everything from curbing stage fright to controlling finances. This book is a must for young musicians ... it's a great experience. - Maurice White, Founder/Leader/Producer, Earth, Wind & Fire
Full title: 'The Gigging Musician How to Get, Keep, and Play the Gig'.
Based on the author's "Road Warrior" column in "Gig" magazine, this book offers practical advice from professional musicians on how to "get, keep, and play the gig". Topics include the creative challenges of successful gigging, controlling stage fright, and managing finances. 25 photos.