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The Touring Musician's Handbook
Series: Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Format: Softcover with DVD-ROM
Author: Bobby Owsinski
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.
Bobby Owsinski's Guest Posts on Onstage & Backstage Blog

Please note: this item will be printed at the time of ordering and will ship as soon as possible.

34.99 (US)
Inventory #HL 00333041
ISBN: 9781423492368
UPC: 884088500078
Width: 8.5"
Length: 11.0"
256 pages
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