Start Your Own Band: A Jet Lambert Guide - Everything You Need To Know To Take Your Band To The Top (Jet Lambert Gumption Guide)
Start Your Own Band: A Jet Lambert Guide - Everything You Need to Know to Take Your Band to the Top (Jet Lambert Gumption Guide)
An illustrated character named Jet Lambert takes readers through the process of starting a band, from how to get gigs to where to get cheap equipment to how to cope with the inevitable pitfalls of performing, accompanied by an introduction by Tom Petty for the would-be band member.
From Library Journal
These two Jet Lambert Gumption Guides are designed to encourage expression and a do-it-yourself spirit in the young, but their lack of in-depth information and confusing concept hardly make them a standout in the genre. Jourard's work is the better of the two, the author's solid credentials buttressing an underwhelming effort. A sax/keyboard player of the highly successful Eighties band the Motels and a Tom Petty sideman, the author takes off when describing his experience in the music industry, though he generally imparts commonsense wisdom?e.g., record companies just want to make money?that even nonmusicians are aware of. His treatment of equipment, music theory, rehearsals, recording, and record contracts differs little from many of the disposable titles written for musicians, such as...