By Bruce Pollock

How does it suppose to open for the Rolling Stones, to play Carnegie corridor or to take a seat in with Miles Davis? to accomplish solo sooner than an area of screaming, cheering enthusiasts? To commute for weeks on finish with an identical humans, snoozing in a unique urban each evening? To craft the fitting tune in a high-tech recording studio? To fight to put in writing a number 1 tune if you find yourself being affected by writer's block? in keeping with interviews with greater than a hundred gamers, this number of excellent stories and revealing truths concerning the global of the operating musician describes all that and extra.

Bruce Pollock's intimate conversations with such superstars as Bruce Springsteen, Harry Connick Jr., Gene Simmons, Jerry Garcia, Frank Zappa, Carole King, Keith Richards, Bruce Hornsby, Paul Simon, Donald Fagen, John Lee Hooker, Kool Mo Dee, Boyd Tinsley of the Dave Matthews Band, and others are as eye-opening as they're interesting analyzing, and supply infrequent perception right into a musician's occupation, from beginning out to creating it mammoth.

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