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How to Grow as a Musician by Sheila E. Anderson

A common perception is that, in the past, all a jazz musician needed to know in order to succeed was how to play extraordinarily well, create appealing compositions and lead an intriguing band. But the truth is, then and especially now, a performer also has be an entrepreneur, engineer, psychologist, accountant, social worker and paralegal. Sheila E. Anderson, a host on jazz radio (WBGO), a TV personality (MNN) and a manager of public programs for the Newark Museum, interviews a number of people to get a clear understanding of how all these facets interconnect.

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