The Touring Musician's Handbook by Bobby OwsinskiThe Touring Musician's Handbook by Bobby Owsinski

The Touring Musician's Handbook

byBobby Owsinski

Book & Toy | February 1, 2011

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(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). 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.
Title:The Touring Musician's HandbookFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:256 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.7 inPublished:February 1, 2011Publisher:Hal LeonardLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1423492366

ISBN - 13:9781423492368