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  • Fight Your Fear and Win
    $14.95

    Fight Your Fear and Win

    We’ve all been there: that make-it-or-break-it moment of our careers—on the brink of a deal, poised at the starting gate, under the spotlight. At t...

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  • The Dip
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    The Dip

    In this iconic bestseller, popular business blogger and bestselling author Seth Godin proves that winners are really just the best quitters. Godin ...

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  • Making Money With Music
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    Making Money With Music

    “[Chertkow and Feehan] are the ideal mentors for aspiring indie musicians who want to navigate an ever-changing music industry.” —Billboard Magazin...

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  • Orchestra Confidential
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    Orchestra Confidential

    Life in an orchestra is all about geography. Like many jobs, your enjoyment and satisfaction in this job is directly proportional to where you sit ...

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  • Arts & Numbers: A Financial Guide for Artists, Writers, Performers, and Other Members of the Creative Class
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    Arts & Numbers: A Financial Guide for Artists, Writers, Performers, and Other Members of the Creative Class

    by Elaine Grogan Luttrull The creative class—artists, actors, writers, musicians, freelancers, dancers, performers, and the like—are known for appl...

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  • Life is Like A Musical: How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star
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    Life is Like A Musical: How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star

    A Self-Help Guide–with Jazz Hands! Life is Like a Musical features 50 wry, witty tips on getting ahead in life and love–all learned in the showbiz ...

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  • How To Grow As A Musician
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    How To Grow As A Musician

    A Friendly Guide to Launching and Maintaining Your Musical CareerIt’s tough to make a living from one’s love of music, but Sheila E. Anderson shows...

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  • Art Thinking How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses
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    Art Thinking How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses

    An indispensable and inspiring guide to creativity in the workplace and beyond, drawing on art, psychology, science, sports, law, business, and tec...

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  • Skills for the Poetic Language of Jazz Improvisation: with School and Career Guidance
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    Skills for the Poetic Language of Jazz Improvisation: with School and Career Guidance

    by Mark Sherman Jazz is a musical language whose mastery is a life-long pursuit of both the truth of the music and the career that enables that jou...

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  • Mad Scenes & Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America
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    Mad Scenes & Exit Arias: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America

    Hardcover From the Wall Street Journal's opera critic, a wide-ranging narrative history of how and why the New York City Opera went bankrupt—and wh...

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  • How to Be an Artist Without Losing Your Mind, Your Shirt, or Your Creative Compass: A Practical Guide
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    How to Be an Artist Without Losing Your Mind, Your Shirt, or Your Creative Compass: A Practical Guide

    Whether you're a new graduate, considering a job change, or a creative type who isn't finding time to pursue your passions, don't fall for this lin...

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  • Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self
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    Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self

    "Bored and Brilliant shows the fascinating side of boredom. Manoush Zomorodi investigates cutting-edge research as well as compelling (and often fu...

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  • Aria Ready The Business of Singing
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    Aria Ready The Business of Singing

    Personal and Business strategies for making the transition from Aspiring Artist to Prepared Professional. You are the product, the company, and the...

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  • How To Make It in the New Music Business
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    How To Make It in the New Music Business

    The “indispensable” guide (Forbes) returns in this extensively revised and expanded edition. How to Make It in the New Music Business has become t...

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  • Rise of the Creative Class
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    Rise of the Creative Class

    by Richard Florida World-renowned urbanist Richard Florida’s bestselling classic on the transformation of our cities in the twenty-first cen...

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  • Beyond Talent 3rd Edition
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    Beyond Talent 3rd Edition

    Widely considered a classic, Beyond Talent is the "go to" guide for musicians. This newly revised and updated third edition cracks the code of how ...

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  • Acting as a Business (5th edition)
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    Acting as a Business (5th edition)

    The essential handbook for actors—a modern classic—in a newly updated edition. Since its original publication, Acting as a Business has earned a re...

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  • Make Trouble
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    Make Trouble

    From an icon of popular culture, here is inspiring advice for artists, graduates, and all who seek happiness and success on their own terms.So what...

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  • How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention
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    How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention

    What happens when an entire generation commits the same crime?How Music Got Free is a riveting story of obsession, music, crime, and money, feat...

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  • The Artist's Compass The Complete Guide to Building a Life and a Living in the Performing Arts
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    The Artist's Compass The Complete Guide to Building a Life and a Living in the Performing Arts

    An inspiring, real world guide for artists, in the classic bestselling tradition of What Color Is Your Parachute?, that shows how to build a succes...

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  • All You Need To Know About the Music Business 9th edition
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    All You Need To Know About the Music Business 9th edition

    For more than twenty years, All You Need to Know About the Music Business has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to the music...

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  • Life Unscripted
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    Life Unscripted

    Learn to collaborate with others, think on your feet, and celebrate mistakes using the skills of improv theaterSo many of us go through life follow...

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  • The Touring Musician
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    The Touring Musician

    A Small-Business Approach to Booking Your Band on the Road By Hal Galper The Touring Musician helps performers at all levels of experience to take ...

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  • The Entrepreneurial Artist
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    The Entrepreneurial Artist

    In The Entrepreneurial Artist: Lessons from Highly Successful Creatives, Aaron Dworkin offers an engaging, practical guide to achieving artistic fu...

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