Led Zeppelin Hardcover – Illustrated. by Led Zeppelin (Artist) A massive, 400-page coffee table tome, filled with glossy, high resolution shots of the band at their decadent, high-flying best, with annotations written by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and quotes from the late, great John Bonham. (Corbin Reiff Uproxx) A photographic journey through the band’s entire career,…
3 Music Bestsellers 81% Off for 24 hours! (10-28-18)
$1.99 for 24 Hours Now that everybody’s pretty well settled and back to school, I thought it’d be a good time to offer up my 3 bestsellers for $1.99 each. That’s 81% off the cover price! Each is frequently the #1 book in its category on Amazon.com. The $1.99 deal is only good for 24 hours,…
3 Bestsellers: 99¢ for 24 hours! (10-27-18)
99¢ for 24 Hours Now that everybody’s pretty well settled and back to school, I thought it’d be a good time to offer up my 3 bestsellers for ¢99 each. That’s 91% off the cover price! Each is frequently the #1 book in its category on Amazon.com. The ¢99 deal is only good for 24 hours, starting at…
Questlove’s “Creative Quest”
Just learned of a new book from Questlove (Roots drummer and Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon bandleader): Creative Quest. I’m listening to the audiobook. Nice to hear the author speaking his own words. I’ll post a review when I’ve finished it. 🙂 Here’s an interview with Questlove on The Tonight Show in which he talks about…
The Practice of Practice: Now in Chinese!練習之道 | Pubu 電子書城
It’s official! The Practice of Practice is now available in Chinese! Super excited! It’s also out in English (of course), Spanish, and Italian. Source: 練習之道 | Pubu 電子書城
Free Practice Books (en Espanol tambien)
Two free books on practice, free for the rest of February!
Free Audiobook: How to Read Music
Basic Music Theory: How to Read, Write, and Understand Written Music is now in audiobook format!
If you’re new to Audible, you can listen to the book for free.
Free Kindle Book: Practice Like This
Thursday, 10/13 through Saturday, 10/15
Free Kindle Edition of “Practice Like This: 35 Effective Ways to Get Better Faster”
How to Practice Trumpet: Trumpet How-To 4th Edition Is #1 New Release on Amazon (+free video lessons)
I’m super excited to announce a new edition of Sound the Trumpet: How to Blow Your Own Horn. The book is frequently a #1 best-seller in its category, and 2 days after publication it’s the #1 New Release in Trumpets and Cornets on Amazon. Check the link to free video lessons.
3 Free Books: Jumpstart Your Music
Happy New Year! I hope your music skills get a big boost this year. Here’s a gift of 3 great books to help make it happen. Click on the cover to get the free Kindle edition. Two of them are frequently #1 bestsellers in their category on Amazon.
Essential Music Books (age 14+)
I’ve read every practice book out there (most of them twice), and many other music-related books besides. Here’s a compilation of the best of the best. Great advice and excellent writing. If I’ve left out a favorite of yours, let me know in the comments. I’ve done extensive reviews of most of these titles. Look for the link, or go here.
Lots of food for thought in these books for players of every level. These books should be in your music library. The order in which they’re presented reflects my own loose ranking system. The first one is the best. All of them are good.