If you want to go beyond the basics of creating and producing music with Logic Pro, this Apple-certified guide is for you. Whether you're a composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, studio programmer, or simply a music-lover who wants to create or produce professional-quality music in your Logic-based studio, you'll find the self-paced, step-by-step instruction you need to begin creating your audio master works immediately. As a professional musician, educator, and a former employee of both Emagic and Apple, author David Dvorin knows Logic like no one else. Here, he uses project-based tutorials to guide you through real-world production tasks, revealing Logic's secrets along the way. In short order you'll be scoring and composing, creating your own sounds with Logic's software instruments, and employing advanced mixing, editing, and production techniques. 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.
Emmy-nominated composer, educator, author, and performer, David Dvorin has composed music for film, CD-ROM, and television, as well as numerous concert works. He has produced several CDs and DVDs of his own work and collaborated extensively with such musicals luminaries as composer Terry Riley and the Kronos Quartet. In addition to his musical activities, David helped develop the education market for both Emagic (the original maker of Logic) and Apple. He is currently a professor of music composition and electronic music at California State University, Chico.