This article extra is part of the feature article Build a Great Gig Book in this issue.
What the pros are adding
The experts we talked to all echoed the importance of continuously updating your gig book with chart-topping tunes, songs listeners request, and pieces you want to learn just because you enjoy them.
Elizabeth Steiner recently added “Killing Me Softly” and “A Day in the Life of a Fool” by one of her favorite harp arrangers, Paul Baker. She also added ‘Lovesong,’ ‘Million Years Ago,’ and ‘Skyfall’ by Adele from a piano book. I just downloaded ‘Halo’ by Beyonce, ‘Perfect’ by Ed Sheeran, and ‘Redbone’ by Childish Gambino.”