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Dover Publications Releases Critically Acclaimed "Making Music for Life," a Musician's Guide

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Making Music for Life
Gayla M. Mills' book offers "a doorway into the endless joys of making music, for everyone at any age." — Bernard Holland, Music critic emeritus, The New York Times. It shows readers how to live and age well with music.

NEW YORK - s4story -- Do you hope to expand your musical circle? Need inspiration and practical ideas for overcoming setbacks? Love music and seek new ways to enjoy it? Roots musician Gayla M. Mills will help you take the next step, whether you play jazz, roots, classical, or rock. MAKING MUSIC FOR LIFE will make you a better musician, as you learn the best ways to practice, improve your singing, get gigs and record, and bring more music to your community. You'll discover how music can help you live and age well.

"After stumbling along a musical path over the past fifteen years, I've discovered a lot about playing music in the second half of life," Gayla recalls. "I talked with dozens of musicians, read countless articles, and dug down to find rare resources to make things easier for you. MAKING MUSIC FOR LIFE will help you take your next step. It can also be your guide for years to come."

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MAKING MUSIC FOR LIFE: Rediscover Your Musical Passion By Gayla M. Mills

Dover Publications; August 2019; $16.95; 224pp.; ISBN: 978-0-486-83171-8

Praise for MAKING MUSIC FOR LIFE:


"A keen road map that supports musicians and the expansion of their craft. Gayla's done the work. All you have to do is step on the path and follow her lead." — Greg Papania, music producer, mixer, composer
"Everyone who has tapped a foot or hummed along with a band will love this book, and maybe, just maybe, make music a bigger part of their lives." — Charlotte Morgan, author of Protecting Elvis

"As a scientist who frequently speaks about the benefits of music on the brain, I'm often asked: is it too late for me? Mills provides a highly readable and practical guide that democratizes music's promise." — Dr. Nina Kraus, Professor, Brainvolts Auditory Neuroscience Lab, Northwestern University

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About the Author: Gayla M. Mills is a hobbyist bass player and harmony singer, former college instructor, and writer with scores of published essays and features.

About Dover Publications: Dover Publications, Inc., is headquartered in Mineola, New York. The publisher offers more than 10,000 titles, including books on architecture, cooking, fine art, crafts, history, mathematics, and music, as well as bestselling Creative Haven® coloring books for adults, Dover Thrift Editions of classic literature, the world's premier paper doll line, value-priced Little Activity Books, Children's Activity Books, and works by over two dozen Nobel Laureates.

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