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The Gigging Musician: How to Get, Keep, and Play the Gig

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(Book). 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 t ...more
Paperback, 158 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Backbeat Books
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Keith Sorensen
Dec 03, 2013 Keith Sorensen rated it liked it
This is a no-nonsense, straight ahead, "Let me give you some advice," letter-from-a-concerned-friend type of book. After gigging as a pro for the last 15 years, I found much of the advice to be solid, common sense. There was also the occasional, "Man, I really needed to read that. Wish I'd read it years ago!"

He also includes several interviews with successful and long-lasting artists and industry pros.

For the time and cash you'll invest in this book, it's not to be missed if you're a gigging o
Smith Q. Johns
May 01, 2012 Smith Q. Johns rated it it was ok
Only read the first 35 pages or so but got bored. Basically don't be a dick and work hard. It's self explanatory stuff IMHO.
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