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Playing from the Heart Great Musicians Talk about Their Craft

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ISBN-10: 0879307048

ISBN-13: 9780879307042

Edition: 2002

Authors: Robert L. Doerschuk, Carlos Santana, Prince, Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh

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Through the eyes and ears of top music writers, Playing from the Heart brings you closer to 43 of the best players in popular music. Drawn from the rich archives of Guitar Player, Bass Player, Keyboard and Drums and Drumming, these classic interviews and photos reveal the skill, artistry and personality of world-class musicians in rock, blues, jazz and other styles. Provocative, often controversial, and always insightful, these interviews get to the heart of each player's creative process: their musical ideas and innovations, playing styles and techniques, equipment, influences and more. Plus you'll learn the "backstory" of each interview, direct from the writers and editors. Artist covered…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 5/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 294
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

As one of the greatest American Pop Music icons, Prince has won numerous awards including an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Brit Award, and several Grammy Awards throughout his highly successful career. Prince's super stardom took off with his album Purple Rain (concurrent with the film of the same name in the 80s. Most recently, in 2004 with the release of his albumMusicology, Pollstarnbsp;named Prince the top concert draw among musicians in America . Prince's Musicology Tour was the most profitable tour in the music industry that year. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and into the UK Hall of Fame in 2006.

Foreword
Introduction
Guitar Player
Just a Lucky Guy
Learning to Listen
There's Nothing Like the Real Thing
The Art of Not Breathing
Remembering to Forget
Sweet Inspiration
Skimming over Water
Inspiration/Imitation
A Deeper Responsibility
Swing Shift
Battling the Guitar
The Search for Noise
Keyboard
The Joy of Creation
Star Power
Waiting for the Nubians
Form and Substance
One Big Cookie
Uncertainty Principle
The Illusion of Repetition
Working Backward
Pain for Sale
Positively Negative
Bass Player
Father Time
AKA Anonymous
Stone Simple
Magnificent Misfit
Days of the Dead
Playing the "Ands" and the "Ifs"
No Compromise
A Frame for Silence
The Next Bass Genius
Flying with Phish
Drums & Drumming
The Tao of Me
Form and Freedom
Two for the Road
Drum Circle
Born to Drum
Claim to Fame
Personal Best
Blood, Sweat & Metal
Photo Credits
Index