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Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Daniel B. Cornfield

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

At a time when the bulwarks of the music industry are collapsing, what does it mean to be a successful musician and artist? How might contemporary musicians sustain their artistic communities? Based ... More


“Speed the Plough” and “Money Musk”: Knauff and the Dance Music Component of Early American Popular Music

Chris Goertzen

in George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814272
eISBN:
9781496814319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814272.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses George P. Knauff's music business. When versatile musician and entrepreneur Knauff heard a fiddler playing the Virginia Reels melodies for dancing at social events held at the ... More


From Vision to Plan

Jill Timmons

in The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199861323
eISBN:
9780190268336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861323.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter discusses how to structure a dynamic plan of action. It addresses the following issues: how to launch a strategic plan, when to launch a strategic plan, and where to launch a strategic ... More


Second Section: A Music Career and the Hunt for an Identity, 1841

Scott Gac

in Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111989
eISBN:
9780300138368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111989.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the Hutchinson Family Singers' attempts to build an identity for themselves through their music career in 1841. Society was not the kind of performance that the Hutchinsons ... More


A Career in Music

Jill Timmons

in The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199861323
eISBN:
9780190268336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861323.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter identifies what comprises a career in music. These include understanding the relationship of a musician with the world, the present state of the world of music, and the new music ... More


Musicians and the Path of Entrepreneurship

Jill Timmons

in The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199861323
eISBN:
9780190268336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861323.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter begins with a narration of the life story of a musician which emphasizes the importance of balancing visionary life and self-realization in the world, and openness to changes and new ... More


Moment of Truth

Steven Loza

in The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816023
eISBN:
9781496816061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816023.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

In this chapter, Wilson describes the reasons he abandoned his early and highly successful musical career to study more music. Wilson realized that despite his high-rolling success as a bandleader ... More


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