Rockin' in the New World (Paperback)

Taking Your Band from the Basement to the Big Time

By Bob Tulipan

Sterling, 9781402770586, 244pp.

Publication Date: July 5, 2011

List Price: 14.95*
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Part field guide, part artistic coaching session, this rockin' book by a seasoned insider explains the ins and outs of the music industry in plain English. Bob Tulipan-who has worked with such bands as The Talking Heads and The Police-shares his expertise to help musicians protect both their art and their interests. Practical, accessible, and filled with engaging anecdotes, it addresses common hurdles that every band faces on the road to success.

About the Author

BOB TULIPAN has worked in the music industry for over 30 years. He has produced shows for The Police, Cheap Trick, Judas Priest, and the Talking Heads; promoted films by The Rolling Stones, Yes, and Rod Stewart; managed several notable artists and founded a company providing consulting services for major record companies, booking agencies, and clients ranging from Madonna to Elton John.