4 More Books About Music Every Artist Should ReadNov 1, 0 comments. Note: I have included affiliate links to Amazon just in case. If you click on them, I will receive a commission at no additional charge to you. There are many ways a musician can hone their skills and get inspired, and reading books can stimulate a creative mind, and lead to creative breakthroughs. Here are some amazing books in no particular order , that a musician must read in their lifetime. Download the PDF version of this article.
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Career Search What do you want to become? The landscape of the music world has evolved dramatically over the past two decades, with digital recording technology and file sharing leading the transformation. Changes in how listeners consume music have in turn influenced how artists create, earn a living, and develop a career. Our previous articles about must-read books for musicians have focused on navigating the music industry and excelling at songwriting. One of the defining developments in music at the end of the 20th century was the rise and proliferation of file sharing. Since then, the music industry has never been the same.
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As a lifelong bookworm, I have never quite outgrown the excitement of creating summer reading lists. I enjoy reading all subjects and genres, but I am especially partial to books about music. One of the great things about being a musician is being an eternal student — there is no definitive end goal for musicians. Knowledge is power, and reading music literature will make you a better musician and spark inspiration and creativity. I finish these books reinvigorated, recharged, and ready to pursue my art.
Steve Nixon. Hey fellow jazz musicians! Many people asked me if there were any inspirational books I could recommend that were written specifically for musicians. As you know, having the right mindset is essential for your long term success as a musician. So, I knew this would make a great article and help a lot of people. These books are all pivotal and have helped me immensely in my personal journey of being a professional musician. I think you guys will really enjoy them.