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Hitman: Forty Years Making Music, Topping the Charts, and Winning Grammys | [David Foster, Pablo Fenjves]

Hitman: Forty Years Making Music, Topping the Charts, and Winning Grammys

After almost four decades in the music business, David Foster - producer, arranger, songwriter, performer - is ready to speak. In his compelling and outspoken memoir, Foster shares incredible stories from his years of working with music superstars, including Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Josh Groban, Michael Buble, and many others.
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After almost four decades in the music business, David Foster - producer, arranger, songwriter, performer - is ready to speak.

In his compelling and outspoken memoir, Foster shares incredible stories from his years of working with music superstars, including Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Josh Groban, Michael Buble, and many others. Foster offers rare glimpses of the musical icons at work and shares his secrets for success in the fickle music industry.

At its heart, though, Hitman is the story of a boy with perfect pitch who grew up to become one of the most influential music forces of our time.

©2008 David Foster & Pablo Fenjves; (P)2008 Phoenix Audio

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    Paul Sydney, NSW, Australia 04-18-09
    Paul Sydney, NSW, Australia 04-18-09 Member Since 2008
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    "Top Music Industry Insight"

    David Foster is one of the world's top music producers and an incredible songwriter with countless no.1 hits. This is a rare inside look into the music industry and some interesting stories of the many music and show-biz stars that David has worked with.
    A MUST listed for any music buff.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Justin Massion Encino, CA, United States 12-04-14
    Justin Massion Encino, CA, United States 12-04-14 Member Since 2013

    Entrepreneur, Designer, Film-Maker, Fundraiser, Growth Hacker, Artist

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    "Truly written in David Foster's own words"
    Would you listen to Hitman again? Why?

    I felt that i really comprehended and visualized the entire auto-biography. However, It was a really enjoyable listen, and i feel the lessons and experiences will have newfound effects on me as I age and grow over time.


    What about David Foster’s performance did you like?

    I liked how real David is. He says it like it is. He doesn't try to sugar coat or make things a big deal. He just tells you his story the way he remembers it.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    When I first started reading the book a couple years ago, I completely stopped after one of the 1st few chapters. The chapter referenced David's ability to have Perfect Pitch. He could hear a note on the piano and know exactly what it was.

    After reading that, i vowed to learn perfect pitch and start reading again once i've figured it out.

    I haven't mastered perfect pitch yet, but I did come up with a new device that can train perfect pitch, and now i just need to prototype it.

    After coming up with the idea for "Pitch Blocks", I listened to the book from start to finish in just a couple sittings. It gave me all the inspiration i needed to finish building my concept and start training myself to have perfect pitch.


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    Phil Newcastle, Australia 01-24-13
    Phil Newcastle, Australia 01-24-13 Listener Since 2010
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    "Great story, narration is a little weak,"

    Whats there to say?!?! the guys has done it all and its a great life. I became a fan of his composition works after I listened to this and even follow him on Twitter :) A great listen about a very cool customer.

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