Be Inspired, Stay Focused: Creativity, Learning, and the Business of Music is an engaging and inspiring collection of personal essays written by soprano saxophonist Sam Newsome. This book is a must-read for those wanting real insight into how a creative musician thinks about his or her craft and an honest and nuanced perspective of the music business.
There's a little something in here for everybody:
● The aspiring musician;
● The seasoned musician;
● The jazz fan;
● The jazz writer;
● The jazz educator;
● And everyday folks seeking inspiration and new ways to connect to this music we love called jazz.