Surf by day, jam by night / Ash Grunwald.
By: Grunwald, Ash.Material type: BookPublisher: Neutral Bay, New South Wales : Pantera Press, 2019Description: 349 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : portraits (chiefly colour) ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1925700445; 9781925700442.Subject(s): Grunwald, Ash | Musicians -- Interviews | Blues musicians -- Interviews | Surfers -- Interviews | Blues (Music) | SurfingGenre/Form: Interviews.DDC classification: 781.643092
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Surf by Day, Jam by Night is Ash Grunwald's deep dive into the extraordinary.
From heavy wipe-outs to heaving crowds, soulful road trips to flow states, this book gives a rare insight into the lives and minds of the true legends who have mastered the artforms of surfing and music. Traditionally seen as pastimes of cultural outliers, these are the passions and obsessions of adventurers who dare to wander away from societal norms.
A gifted storyteller, Grunwald takes us on a personal journey of inspiration, in a series of candid, intimate conversations with the best surfer omusicians in the world o from Kelly Slater to Stephanie Gilmore, Jack Johnson to Dave Rastovich, Pete Murray to G. Love and many more. They discuss style, transcendence, fear, career longevity, growth mindset, jamming vs shredding, mindfulness and what it's really like to live your dreams.
Brimming with humorous tales and incredible insights, this is essential reading for anyone wondering if there's something more out there. Through stories of excessive achievement, adventure and overcoming, Grunwald encourages you to wake up, take your life into your hands and dare to follow your passions.
Introduction -- 1. Going Your Own Way: Amp Building with Big-Wave Pioneer Jim Banks -- 2. Jack Johnson: Benevolent Lord of the Surf Roots Scene -- 3. Surfing Soundwaves and Creating Waves of Change with Dave Rastovich -- 4. Old Boards Are Like Old Guitars: Getting Inspired with Beau Young -- 5. Interviewing Kelly Slater… -- 6. Jamming with Steph Gilmore -- 7. The Inimitable G. Love: Coastal Roots Pioneer -- 8. Getting it Done with Neal Purchase Jnr -- 9. The Miracle Healing of Mat McHugh -- 10. Lee-Ann Curren… -- 11. Carving with Conner Coffin -- 12. Savouring Sobriety with Scott Owen -- 13. The Surfing World Could Really Use a Jaleesa Vincent -- 14. From a Beach House in Torquay: Mindset with Pete Murray -- 15. Ozzie Wright and Mylee Grace: Punk Rock Parents of Shred and Love -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements.
Surf by Day, Jam by Night is seasoned bluesman and surfer Ash Grunwald’s deep dive into the extraordinary. Ash takes to the road, interviewing 15 of the world’s top surfer–musicians. From Kelly Slater to Stephanie Gilmore, Jack Johnson to Dave Rastovich, Pete Murray to G. Love and many more, like Ash, these are people doing life their own way. Soulful and candid, these conversations offer insights into the lives and minds of some masters of both surfing and music. Spanning stories of heavy wipe-outs and heaving crowds and riffs on style, the flow state, career longevity and jamming vs shredding, this book is an often light-hearted, wide-ranging meditation on what it really takes to live your dreams. If you’ve ever found yourself in any kind of rut and wondered if there’s something more out there, here’s a call to wake up, take your life into your hands and dare to follow your passions.