This event will be held off-site at C’ville Coffee (1301 Harris St).
Gayla M. Mills will be reading from her new book, Making Music for Life: Rediscover Your Musical Passion, interspersed with music from Dr. Levine and the Dreaded Blues Lady (blues), Mojo Pie (Americana), Bob and Carolyn (eclectic harmonies), Blue Locomotive (pop rock), and Gene and Gayla Mills (folk). A book signing will follow. This event will benefit the Prism and the Front Porch. A $5 donation at door is encouraged.
Making Music for Life: Rediscover Your Musical Passion provides a road map for amateur musicians over forty, whether they play jazz, roots, classical, or rock. It offers hundreds of tips on the best ways to practice and jam, enjoy playing with others, get gigs and record, and bring more music to their communities. Most importantly, it’s a guide for discovering how music can help them live and age well.
Gayla M. Mills is a hobbyist roots musician, former college instructor, and writer with over sixty published essays and features. Returning to music to help her husband record his songs, she discovered a new life in a rich musical circle. For Making Music, she conducted extensive research and scores of interviews to add to her fifteen years experience with music learning and performance.