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  • Beating Songwriter's Block - Jump-Start Your Words and Music - Book
    Item # QTT378206
    | Mfg # 333749
    | UPC # 884088657048
    Songwriter's block can be devastating, stopping even the best songwriters in their tracks. It can have several possible causes and levels of severity. Research shows that a fear of failure is the ultimate cause of most blocks. Fear sets in when numerous attempts to write music fail. But what causes those failures? They usually happen as a result of either a lack of organization, a weakness in songwriting technique, or a misunderstanding of the ve...
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  • Learn to write songs! This book presents the basic concepts of popular songwriting, such as song construction, creativity techniques, melodic and harmonic development, how to write memorable lyrics, and other core topics. Hands-on exercises make it practical, and the accompanying recording illustrates the concepts for those who don't yet read music. 
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  • Exploring Jazz Arranging - Softcover with Disk
    Item # QTT311865
    | Mfg # 842531
    | UPC # 884088541392
    An Interactive Guide to the Techniques and Aesthetics Perfect for both new and experienced arrangers, this book/CD-ROM covers concepts that guide the beginner and stimulate new thinking among more seasoned musicians. The musical examples are creative and engaging, masterfully illustrating the concepts explained in the text. Includes: a comprehensive interactive guide with scrolling playback of musical examples; sophisticated MIDI renditions t...
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  • This product represents Mel Bay's top-of-the-line offering for student manuscript. Featuring Saddlestitch binding, the book will lay flat and stay open on a music stand. Perforated pages allow individual sheets to be torn out. Each of the 24 pages has 10 large, easy-to-read systems per page. Product Number: 30040Format: BookISBN: UPC: ISBN13: 9780786683956Series: Non-SeriesPublisher: Mel Bay Publications, Inc.Date Published: 5/4/2012
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  • Pat Pattison's Songwriting: Essential Guide to Rhyming - 2nd Edition - Book
    Item # QTT383233
    | Mfg # 124366
    | UPC # 884088996444
    Find better rhymes, and use them more effectively. Rhyme is one of the most crucial areas of lyric writing, and this guide will provide you with all the technical information necessary to develop your skills completely. Make rhyme work for you, and your lyric writing will greatly improve.If you have written lyrics before, even at a professional level, you can still gain greater control and understanding of your craft with the exercises and worksh...
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  • This guidebook teaches songwriters exactly how to create awesome solos that will really help their material stand out. Based on the study of nearly 900 songs from six decades of great music, it explains the musical role played by solos, illustrates which notes work over any chord sequence, and offers a comprehensive range of hints and tips for creating instrumental breaks that will enhance any song. An accompanying CD includes no fewer than 42 sa...
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  • The Songwriter's Survival Guide to Success - Softcover
    Item # QTT300435
    | Mfg # 332938
    | UPC # 884088466107
    How to Pitch Your Songs This is the only book written for songwriters from the viewpoint of a music publisher. Veteran music publisher Dude McLean presents the how-to of getting your songs recorded. It's the art and craft of songplugging from the perspective of a veteran music publisher who's been pitching, and been pitched to, for years. McLean's experience covers every aspect of music publishing, including representing, securing record de...
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  • Originally published in 2003, and now revised and updated, The Songwriting Sourcebook is the third entry in Rikky Rooksby's bestselling How to Write Songs series. This easy-to-use book will help you write better songs by explaining the art of writing effective chord sequences. All examples come with easy-to-read guitar chord boxes, and the accompanying 20-track audio CD features original recordings that illustrate some of the points made in th...
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  • Unlocking Creativity: A Producer's Guide to Making Music and Art - Softcover
    Item # QTT424281
    | Mfg # 122314
    | UPC # 884088950118
    Here, record producer Beinhorn reveals how to deal with interpersonal issues record producers face when they work with artists one on one or in small groups. The situations and solutions are based upon the author's personal and professional experience working with a variety of different artists, such as Herbie Hancock, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soul Asylum, Hole, Soundgarden, Ozzy Osbourne, Courtney Love, Marilyn Manson, Social Distortion, Korn,...
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  • 1000 Songwriting Ideas
    Item # QTT271460
    | Mfg # 331938
    | UPC # 884088209247
    Series: Reference Publisher: Music Pro Guides Medium: Softcover Author: Lisa Aschmann A great tool for all songwriters looking for creative resources. 1000 Songwriting Ideas is a handy book of creativity exercises that stop writer's block and spark the fire of your imagination. It offers concepts to ponder as starting places for lyric writing, along with some of the most provocative and inspirational examples you may encounter anywhere....
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  • 2000 Songwriter's Market
    Item # QTT172522
    | Mfg # 330504
    | UPC # 073999305043
    Essential for serious songwriters, this book offers inside tips on how - and where - to place songs through more than 2,000 up-to-date listings (includes 400 brand new listings) of song markets. Articles and interviews keep songwriters current on trends in the fast-paced music biz. Also includes info on songwriter organizations, listings of contests and workshops, e-mail addresses and websites, geographic and general indexes, and much more! (522 ...
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  • 2007 Song Writer's Market - Where & How to Market Your Songs - Softcover
    Item # QTT253875
    | Mfg # 331499
    | UPC # 884088144913
    For 30 years, this book has provided the must-have info songwriters need to get their songs heard and signed. No matter the genre, this is the reference beginners to pros use to start and build successful careers. This updated edition features: contact info for 700+ record companies, publishers, managers, producers and more; resource listings for networking, organizations, contests, etc.; informative articles by respected authors; and even an int...
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