The Touring Musician's Handbook


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Media: Book, DVD (Region 0)
Series: Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs
Catalogue #: HL00333041
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Containing everything you ever wanted to know about being a musician on a tour with a signed recording group or performer, the Touring Musician's Handbook answers the questions every musician has about moving up to the big-time world of concerts, clubs, and live shows. Among the topics covered are:

  • how to become a touring musician
  • Getting a gig with a touring act
  • The kind of chops and gear needed
  • How the audition process works
  • Different types of tours and pay scales
  • What to expect in production rehearsals
  • How to prep for a tour
  • Proper tour etiquette
  • What to look for in a tech

The book also looks into the unique challenges facing touring players according to their instruments, including drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, vocals, percussion, horns, and strings. As a bonus, interviews with veteran touring musicians and techs provide an overview of touring with some of the biggest acts in the world. A DVD that covers tour preparation based on both personal and equipment needs accompanies the book.




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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 16/02/2011
Format: Reference
Length: 256 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Author: Bobby Owinski

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