Pro Tools 10 Ignite! from Course Technology and written by Andrew Hagerman will give you the skills required to record and mix with confidence. It presents everything you need to know about Pro Tools 10, with easy-to-follow instructions and screen shots that make it simple to dive into the features. Begin with the basic techniques of recording, editing, and mixing MIDI and digital audio. Then, get ready to harness the power of this amazing digital audio workstation as you explore software effects, virtual instruments, and mixes that you can automate and edit with some of the best tools in the business. Follow along using the sample files on the book's CD-ROM, which also includes four appendixes for further learning. Ignite your music with the power of Pro Tools 10!
About the Author: Andrew Hagerman, who began his musical life as an aspiring tubist at the age of eight, studied at the prestigious Northwestern University in Chicago. During that period, Hagerman recognized the usefulness of computer music technologies, then in their infancy. Hagerman mastered these technological tools of the trade as they were being invented and refined, and his quest for the best in audio and music technology ultimately brought him to use and teach Avid's Pro Tools. As a performer, Hagerman has played in numerous ensembles of all types, including many years at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Tokyo Disneyland. As a composer, he has been active in the creation of planetarium and science-center soundtracks, and his work can be heard worldwide. Hagerman has also worked as the Associate Course Director of Advanced Audio Workstations at Full Sail Real World Education in Winter Park, Florida, and currently heads up Avid's training and certification program for the Asia/Pacific region.