Whether you're an accomplished musician or a student, GarageBand is the most rewarding way to create, perform, and record your own music. In the only Apple-certified guide to GarageBand, composer Mary Plummer starts by teaching you the interface and basic recording techniques and moves on to arranging a song, editing and mixing tracks, adding effects, and distributing your music files. Using practical step-by-step lessons and original music, you'll learn how to record with any guitar, microphone, or MIDI keyboard; score a QuickTime movie; create an iPhone ringtone; jam with virtual musicians; and much more. A bonus lesson on advanced techniques covers little-known tips and time-savers that help you get the most out of GarageBand in a professional setting. * Turn your Mac into a full-featured recording studio * Arrange a song, edit and mix tracks, add effects, and distribute your music * Use Magic GarageBand Jam to create your own virtual backing band * Create a podcast complete with narration, music, sound effects, and artwork.
* Build a soundtrack and learn to score a professional trailer * Create a fun iPhone ringtone from scratch * Learn piano and guitar through interactive video lessons with legendary recording artists
Mary Plummer has been editing film and video professionally for over 15 years using film, on-line, off-line, linear, non-linear and software-based systems. An Apple Certified Trainer in Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Soundtrack Pro, she has edited music videos, documentaries, trailers, and independent feature films, and composed original music that has been used in film and video projects from coast to coast. Also a lead trainer for Apple' s Pro Certification program, and travels the country and Europe training new Apple Certified Trainers. Author of numerous Apple Pro Training Series books in
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