The Working Bassist
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BeschreibungThe Working Bassist, What You Really Need to Know to Survive in New York City
Written for bassists and musicians alike, The Working Bassist, What You Really Need to Know to Survive in New York City, is designed to inform musicians and bassists interested in coming to New York City to pursue their musical endeavors. In addition to being informative, the series of interviews has been geared towards inspiring those who are already working musicians and bassists. The book contains over 30 interviews with NYC's busiest bassists, including top session players, sideman, soloists, bass instructors and NYC luthier, Roger Sadowsky. In addition, author John Carey provides several helpful tips on how to survive in New York City as a working bassist. Interviews include:
Johannes Weidenmuller (Kenny Werner & educator at The New School Jazz & Contemporary Music, NYC), Jack Daley (Lenny Kravitz), Patrick Pfeiffer (Bass Guitar for Dummies), Neil Jason (Cindy Lauper), Tim Lefebvre (James Taylor), Conrad Korsch (Rod Stewart), Mark Plati (David Bowie), Steve Jenkins (Vernon Reid), Mike Visceglia (Suzanne Vega), Roger Sadowsky (NYC luthier), Irio O'Farrill (NYC Broadway ace), Meshell Ndegéocello (artist), Reggie Washington, Janek Gwizdala (Mike Stern), Ivan ¿Funkboy¿ Bodley (Sam Moore), Paul Frazier (David Byrne), Jeff Allen (Duncan Sheik), Kim Clarke (Defunkt), Percy Jones (Brand X) and many many more!!!
"This kind of veteran information can be considered a kind of survival guide to becoming a working, professional bass player, and should be required reading at music schools."
Mike Visceglia ¿ bassist & musical director for Suzanne Vega
"John Carey has managed to put together a beautiful palette of colorful characters in his collection of interviews with New York City bassists, shedding light on how focus, dedication and perseverance helped each one of them make it in the ultimate metropolis of the performing arts.
Untertitel: What You Really Need to Know to Survive in New York City. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2008
Seitenanzahl: 112 Seiten
Format: epub eBook
Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM