|A GUIDE FOR ALL ORGANISTS & KEYBOARD PLAYERS book
|SALE PRICE = £16.79 (original price £24.99)
This book is packed with content essential for EVERY keyboard player and organist from beginners to stage professionals. Whether you play a Technics KN7000, KN6000, Yamaha TYROS, TYROS 2, Roland G70, Atelier or Yamaha Electone, this book is perfect for you.
Written by Neil Blake, himself a musician with over 30 years experience of playing to an audience, this humorous book covers so much, it will become your musical “Bible” for years to come (and save you a fortune with the tips inside). Packed with essential information about everything to do with playing keyboards - from choosing the right instrument (at the best price) to knowing what songs to go with, say, a “Tango” rhythm. And the “Contacts” section at the back is worth the price of the book alone!
OVER 220 PAGES, SPIRAL BOUND, QUALITY PRESENTATION. The perfect Christmas gift for yourself or a loved one! Available NOWHERE ELSE!
UNAVAILABLE ANYWHERE ELSE!
Here are just a fraction of the features covered in detail:
¨ Playing for DANCING including the correct standard dance tempos – and why some of them are WRONG (I list the tempos you should be using!)
¨ Includes over 40 pages of SONG LISTS of the best songs to play to each dance or rhythm (How about 270+ song ideas for Quicksteps, 280+ Foxtrots, 100+ Old Time Waltzes, 100+ Rhumbas etc – all in neat, alphabetical tables with extra blank columns for you to customise & fill, add key signatures, book/page numbers etc
¨ Playing to an audience
¨ How to overcome nerves
¨ Making mistakes (and actually putting them to your advantage!)
¨ Adding humour to your performance (incl. 100+ quality jokes, one-liners, put-downs etc)
¨ Choosing the right equipment - and tips on getting the BEST deals on new OR used gear
¨ Auditions (and how to pass them)
¨ How to find work (8 different ways)
¨ Teaching for a living
¨ Working in a music shop
¨ Working with backing tracks, midi files and sequencers
¨ Playing in public - from Old Folk’s Homes to Pubs, Clubs, Churches, Private Functions, Restaurants / lounge / cocktail bars etc including how much you can expect to be paid.
¨ Joining a band or duo etc
¨ Linking your performances with witty banter – plenty of advice here!
¨ The keyboard society circuit etc (What to play, what to say, what you can expect to earn in each venue etc. etc)
¨ Backing club artistes and backing volunteer singers (the “Free & Easy” – extensive section) – including HOW TO BUSK find the singer’s key, fool-proof introductions, and a list of the most requested songs
¨ SINGING and playing – yes YOU can do it! Includes a list of the EASIEST songs to sing – and even the easiest keys to sing them in!
¨ Singalongs & a list of the songs your audience simply CAN’T resist singing along to!!!
¨ How to REALLY motivate an audience
¨ Running a music quiz (including sample questions and blank quiz sheet to photocopy)
¨ A huge selection of hilarious jokes and “One-Liners” to have your audience in stitches!
¨ The Internet & why you need it including the most useful CONTACTS SECTION (Updated November 2007) featuring extensive CONTACT DETAILS for FREE sheet music, FREE lyrics, and FREE midifiles, where to buy ORIGINAL + out-of-print sheet music at around £2 per copy and much, much more!
¨ PLUS – where to SAFELY download over half a million MP3 songs at 8p each (about 60p per album). They have everything from The Beatles to Sinatra to the latest TOP 50 UK and USA chart albums.
Beautifully written and presented in over 220 spiral-bound A4 pages, in a humorous, friendly style, this book will fascinate EVERY keyboard player and organist!
EVEN NON-MUSICIANS WILL ENJOY IT!
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