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      Hal Leonard How to Make Your Band Sound Great (Book/DVD) (105318232)
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Industry vet gives key tips based on experience for modern musicians from equipment to software.

How to Make Your Band Sound Great from Hal Leonard explores every aspect of playing with other musicians. Author Bobby Owsinski has worked on projects with Elvis, Hendrix, Willie Nelson, Chicago, and more. Now he imparts some of his wisdom about the equipment, hardware, and software used in today's increasingly complex technological world. How to Make Your Band Sound Great also offers information on the principles of sound every musician needs to know to work at the level of a professional band.

The 60-minute DVD takes a typical band through all the actual steps to get them to sound great so you can see actually how it's done.

Hal Leonard How to Make Your Band Sound Great (Book/DVD) Features:

  • Author: Bobby Owsinski, musician, songwriter, arranger, producer, and engineer for commercials, television, movies, and recording artists
    Covers equipment, hardware, software, sound principles, and more
    Loads of advice from successful pros

    Includes:
    How to play dynamically
    How attacks and releases make your band tighter
    Why playing faster creates less excitement
    How to play at different volume levels yet maintain the same intensity
    How to improve your stage presence
    How to write better songs
    How following the "3P's"
    will make you a better singer
    How to deal with a sore throat
    How to build your set for maximum impact
    The secrets to playing with backing tracks
    Simple stage lighting tricks that make a big impression
    The steps to resolving conflicts in the band
    Why builds and turnarounds are so important
    How to eliminate feedback the ways the pros do it
    How to keep your band together
    How to finally hear yourself onstage
    The easiest way to get a great recording of your gigs and rehearsals
    What a promoter or booker looks for when hiring a band
    How to find the right volume level for the room
    How to get the most out of every rehearsal
    Studio tricks that the pros use to make great recordings
    Platinum-record arranging tips that work every time
    Everything you wanted to know about making a professional live video


Hal Leonard How to Make Your Band Sound Great (Book/DVD) Specifications:

  • ISBN: 1423441907
    Format Softcover with CD
    Width: 8.5"
    Length: 11.0"
    272 pages


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