Biography & Autobiography, Composers & Musicians
Stories of a Barbershop Quartet by André Brillaud
Beach Music: Stories of a Barbershop Quartet is a collection of fun, memorable, and entertaining vignettes from the fifteen years author André Brillaud has been a member of the barbershop quartet, Beach Music. The group “sang on beaches, boats, and ...
The Adventures Of Franky Fabs
Volume One by Frank John Trousdell
Franky Fabs only wanted to live out his dream of playing professional hockey. But life has a way of handing out challenges and forcing choices, closing one door and opening another. Frank Trousdell shares his narrative of the struggle to survive and ...
Music Saved My Life
How I Survived My Parents, A Difficult Marriage, Crazy Religion, and Being Gay by Grant H. Reynolds
Coming from a painful childhood steeped in the teachings of Christian Science, Grant Reynolds struggled throughout his life with anxiety and self-esteem issues. In his memoir, Music Saved My Life, he recounts how his music helped him overcome his ...
Music for the Soul
Experiencing Classical Music through Informed Listening by Lorraine Kneier
"Informed listening demands knowledge, context, and meditative practice. Even in ideal circumstances, imparting the musical knowledge required for engaged listening is a challenge not easily met. It is refreshing to encounter a well-reasoned and ...
Music for Other Reasons
Conversations with Music Therapists by Bob Cowin
Music therapists use music to achieve non-musical goals. Their clients range from children with autism or developmental disabilities, through adults recovering from brain injuries or addiction, to seniors with Parkinson’s disease, depression, or ...
Us and Them
Canada, Canadians and The Beatles by John Robert Arnone
Us and Them chronicles the depth to which Canada and Canadians were part of The Beatles’ story—their formation, growth and break up. Entertaining and well researched, Us and Them places John, Paul, George and Ringo as a band and as solo artists in ...
His Life and Music by Mark Doble and Frank Troiano
Rock guitarist, composer, producer, and musical mentor: Domenic Troiano was one of the greatest Canadian musicians of his generation. Starting out in the 1960s Toronto club scene with Robbie Lane & the Disciples and Rompin’ Ronnie Hawkins, Domenic ...
The Listener's Guide to The Guess Who by Robert Lawson
Winnipeg’s The Guess Who are Canada’s original international rock n’ roll superstars. But despite the band’s enduring popularity, no one has assembled a comprehensive history of their recording career… until now. In exquisite detail that serious ...
A Duet’s Memoir of Life, Love, and Music by Monique Tremblay and Rick Tremblay
It began with a singer in need of accompaniment and a guitar player who obliged. When a high school teacher introduced Rick Tremblay to play guitar for Monique Dinel at a talent show, they could not have imagined then that this would develop into a ...
Memories of Chuck
by James (Jimmy) Marsala
This book is the author's desire to share with Chuck's fans, some of the experiences he had on the road that his fans may want to hear about. Unless you were there, you missed some very interesting shows. This book also tries to show the loyalty and ...