Creative Quest

Author(s): Questlove
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Apr 24, 2018
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.73 hours)
Product Number: Z100129840
Released: Apr 24, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062797940
Narrator/s: Questlove
Publisher: HarperAudio
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GRAMMY NOMINEE This unique, boundary pushing audiobook features original music by Questlove and members of The Roots with vocal guest appearances from Fred Armisen, Tariq Trotter, Dion Flynn, Robin Thede, "Suga" Steve Mandel, Norm MacDonald, Ludo Lefebvre, and Molly Kelly. Questlove - musician, bandleader, designer, producer, culinary entrepreneur, professor, and all-around cultural omnivore - shares his wisdom on the topics of inspiration and originality in a one-of-a-kind guide to living your best creative life. In Creative Quest, Questlove synthesizes all the creative philosophies, lessons, and stories he's heard from the many creators and collaborators in his life, and reflects on his own experience, to advise listeners and fans on how to consider creativity and where to find it. He addresses many topics - what it means to be creative, how to find a mentor and serve as an apprentice, the wisdom of maintaining a creative network, coping with critics and the foibles of success, and the specific pitfalls of contemporary culture - all in the service of guiding admirers who have followed his career and newcomers not yet acquainted with his story. Whether discussing his own life or channeling the lessons he's learned from forefathers such as George Clinton, collaborators like D'Angelo, or like-minded artists including Ava DuVernay, David Byrne, BjOrk, and others, Questlove speaks with the candor and enthusiasm that fans have come to expect. Creative Questis many things - above all, a wise and wide-ranging conversation around the eternal mystery of creativity.

All formats/editions

Author(s): Questlove
Narrator(s): Questlove
Product Number DD36553
Released: Apr 24, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Harper Audio
ISBN: #9780062797957
Author(s): Questlove
Product Number EB00712686
Released: Apr 24, 2018
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: #9780062670595

Professional reviews

"The founding member of The Roots, Questlove shares his insights about the creative process through a discussion of his own idiosyncratic methods, plus those he has learned from others. He takes his own advice and produces a quirky audiobook, which he delivers in a lively baritone voice. He doesn't hesitate to break into song, act a part, or, if the situation calls for it, pull out his cell phone and call a friend for the correct pronunciation of a name--while still recording. He even does what most audiobooks fail to do, include sound clips of the music or sounds he discusses. Both a solid guidebook on creativity and a memoir on Questlove, this audiobook is also a lot of fun. L.E. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine"

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