Power BalladseBook - 2011
℗¡Real musicians don & rsquo; t sign autographs, date models, or fly in private jets. They spend their lives in practice rooms and basement clubs or toiling in the obscurity of coffee-shop gigs, casino jobs, and the European festival circuit. The ten linked stories in Power Ballads are devoted to this unheard virtuoso: the working musician.℗¡From the wings of sold-out arenas to hip-hop studios to polka bars, these stories are born out of a nocturnal world where music is often simply work, but also where it can, in rare moments, become a source of grace and transcendence, speaking about the things w.
Publisher: Iowa City, Ia : University of Iowa Press, ©2011.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (160 pages).