- Paperback: 208 pages
- Publisher: BACKBEAT BOOKS (January 30, 2001)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0879306343
- ISBN-13: 978-0879306342
- Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,645,016 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Top customer reviews
There's a lot to glean from chapters featuring interviews with musicians extraordinaire Joe Sample and Karen Briggs. Seeing what they've learned from being on the road and playing numerous gigs is invaluable. But it's the chapters on the dangers of drug use during gigs, women on the road and the different types of band leaders that are unexpectedly helpful.
This little book -- "The Gigging Musician" is less than 150 pages -- is hard to put down. It's extremely interesting and inspirational.
doesn't deliver as far as a do it yourself companion. It is
basically a collection of interviews with established musicians
describing their personal experience. It's an interesting read
but it's out dated and out of touch. Fails as a handbook to an
up and coming musician and the current situation one faces
when chasing the gig and dealing with booking agents
and club promoters in todays night clubs, coffee houses,