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Getting musician jobs is no easy matter. Thankfully, here comes a book written for musicians seeking jobs. How to Be a Working Musician: A Practical Guide to Earning Money in the Music Business provides solid, sensible career advice for anyone wanting to earn money as a professional musician.

Authored by a music business professional with experience in performing, session work, composition, and production, the book contains practical, common sense guidance for any musician interested in performing in bars and clubs as well as at celebrations and business functions, providing accompaniment in theaters and cabarets, working at recording sessions, and composing for television and radio advertisements.

Included are several profiles from musicians in different areas of the musician jobs industry. In these profiles they give their insight into their particular field, and recount any bits of wisdom that they've gathered through their experience.

How to Be a Working Musician: A Practical Guide to Earning Money in the Music Business, Mike Levine, Billboard Books, New York, NY, 1997.

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