Learn how to compose music for TV and film with Logic Pro.
Apple's Logic Pro is one of today's most popular digital audio workstations (DAW). Perhaps the most professional DAW on the market for composers, Logic can be used to compose anything from a symphony to a television jingle and includes complete tools for scoring, recording, and processing music and audio. Despite Logic's popularity as a composition tool, its Score Editor can be one of the application's most challenging features to master. Scoring with Logic Pro offers concise and easy-to-follow tutorials to guide the reader in inputting, formatting, and printing music notation using Logic Pro's Score Editor. Whether you're a beginner or a long-time Logic Pro user just getting into composition, you'll be scoring like the pros in no time.
About the author:
Jay Asher is a composer, songwriter, arranger, orchestrator, conductor, pianist/synthesist, and entertainer. He is a graduate from the Boston Conservatory of Music with a B.M. in Music Composition. He did post-graduate orchestration study with renowned Los Angeles orchestrator Dr. Albert Harris. As a composer, he has written music scores and songs for many TV series, TV Movies of the Week, and films, most notably New World Television's Zorro. He has written songs that have been recorded by Julio Iglesias, Whitney Houston, and Donna Summer, among others. Among the films and TV movies he has arranged, orchestrated, and/or conducted for are Paramount Pictures' Blame It On Rio and NBC's TV mini-series JFK: Reckless Youth. He has served as a musical director and/or accompanist for such artists as Neil Diamond, Bobby Gentry, Carol Burnett, Minnie Riperton, Donald O' Connor, and Roslyn Kind, as well as playing piano/keyboards for various TV and film projects, and commercials, and has been featured as the lead vocalist on songs for several TV movies and films, including Disney's Under Wraps.