Category Archives: About the Book

Artists I have learned from….

In my book I share what I have learned from some of the artists I have worked with, or do work with.  They’ve all taught me some amazing lessons about the music business…. and about life. Bruce Hornsby:   Allison Moorer:   Parmalee:   Vienna Teng:   Michael Sweet (as a 2008 member of Boston): […]

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News & Observer interview…

For as long as I’ve been a citizen of the great city of Raleigh, NC I have been reading the News & Observer, particularly the writings of David Menconi – the paper’s music critic. So when he took the time to interview me for my book, it was an incredible honor.  Here’s a link to […]

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This book is dedicated to…

This book is dedicated to: My English teacher who said, “Dave, writing just isn’t your thing.” My music teacher who said, “Dave, music just isn’t your thing.” My ex-girlfriend who said, “Dave, you need to give up this music business dream and get a real job.” And to my parents, Joe and Ruth Rose, who […]

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Who is Allison Moorer?

Who is Allison Moorer? Please don’t ask me that question if you ever run in to me in person.  I’ll punch you in the neck. I don’t know why I just said that.  I’ve never punched anyone in my life. No, I will not punch you.  Instead I will likely smile and give you a […]

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Amazon…

This is the first book I’ve ever written, so I’m learning a lot about the publishing business along the way.  I have been fascinated with Amazon.  I’ve always known they were a great store, but really had no idea just how enormously popular they were until today. When I went to bed last night, 12/12/12, […]

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Behind the book…

Writing this book was hard.  Actually, the writing part was easy.  It was the rest of it that was hard, most notably the editing, layout, design, distribution, marketing and publicity.  The actual contents of the book only took me about five or six months to write.  The rest of it has taken almost a year. […]

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Dave Talks To Students About The Music Business

On Nov. 12, Author Dave Rose delivered a guest lecture to a group of students at the Living Arts College in Raleigh, N.C.  During this lecture, Rose discussed the topics and major take-away points from the book. Click play below for a video narrated by Dave with shots from the lecture!

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