In this Apple-certified guide, author David Dvorin demonstrates the powerful advanced features in Logic Pro that have led many of the world's top producers, composers, and engineers to make this program the centerpiece of their music studios. Starting with advanced set-up in the brand-new interface in Logic Pro 8, he teaches you important skills like music production and editing, notation, and scoring to picture. Along the way, he reveals real-world techniques for mixing, editing, and producing, and shares professional secrets for streamlining production workflows and constructing a mix to meet the most exacting standards. Experienced Logic users and newcomers alike will find invaluable methods for manipulating tempo and pitch, fine-tuning audio and MIDI tracks, managing signal flow, and getting the most out of Logic's revolutionary audio instruments. A companion DVD includes the lesson and media files needed to complete the book's exercises, plus free trial Logic plug-ins from leading manufacturers.
David Dvorin is an Emmy-nominated composer, arranger, performer, and music producer. He has composed music for films, CD-ROM, and television projects, and has worked with the Kronos Quartet and renowned composer Terry Riley. He is currently composing for concert works. His latest CD release, With(in)communicado, has received critical acclaim and international airplay. In addition to his musical activities, David helped develop the education market for eMagic, Inc. (the original developer of Logic) and Apple Computer. A frequent presenter at music technology conferences, David is a music professor at Sierra College in Northern California.