This book picks up where the manual leaves off.
Logic Pro is arguably the No. 1 digital audio workstation among professional musicians and composers, at home in both professional and project studios worldwide. Going Pro with Logic Pro 9 is an expert-level book that addresses the needs of the professional Logic user. This book picks up where the manual leaves off, showing you how to customize setups for workflow enhancement, the recording and editing processes, and how to prepare final delivery media, all while dropping power-user tips and tricks throughout. Other topics include building custom mixers; designing templates; organizing your sound palette; dealing with third-party software, applications, and hardware such as UAD cards and the Akai MPC3000; mixing tips; mastering tips; and much more.
Building custom mixers that represent your entire set-up and complement your way of working.
Designing templates that let you start making music right away.
Custom screensets to support your workflow.
Organizing your sound pallet so it’s ready to play.
Dealing with multi-computer set-ups.
Accessing lots of memory to load large templates (even with older software instruments).
The ins and outs of working with reference video and scoring inside Logic;
Creative ways of programming expressive parts.
About the author
Jay Asher has had a long and diverse career in the entertainment industry. A Boston native, Jay graduated the Boston Conservatory of Music as a composition major. He moved to Los Angeles in 1972 and studied orchestration with the late Dr. Albert Harris. Since arriving in Los Angeles, Jay has worked as a composer, songwriter, orchestrator, arranger, conductor, musical director, pianist, and singer for records, TV, film, and live performances. His songs have been recorded by, among others, Mims, Julio Iglesias, Whitney Houston, Donna Summer, Stephanie Mills, and Ahmad Jamal. He has scored TV shows and films, most notably, the ’90s worldwide hit TV series, Zorro. In recent years, he has added the role of educator to his job description, teaching Logic Pro at UCLA Extension, the Songwriting School of Los Angeles, and as a private consultant to many well-known composers and recording artists. He is a Level 2 Certified Trainer.