Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Tom Waits has ridden his own trends for the better part of forty years, defying any and all notion of convention outside the context of his own sub-genre, and becoming one of the most unique voices music. 'Tom Waits: In the Studio' explores the creative processes behind the writing and recording of his amazing catalogue, via interviews with engineers and producers and quoted commentary from Waits' himself. An investigatory thread runs throughout, and the treasure trove of information and insight will prove a must for any fan of this most enigmatic and revered of craftsmen.
Biographer Jake Brown has written over thirty published books in his nine year career as a music biographer, with highlights including books written with Heart, Motorhead, Rick James, 2Pac (auth. via the estate), alt-pop icons Third Eye Blind, the Meat Puppets, and founding Guns N' Roses guitarist Tracii Guns. He has appeared on Fuse TV and Bloomberg Television, and received press coverage in USA Today, MTV, Billboard, Publisher's Weekly, The New York Post, MSNBC, etc