Going Pro with Logic Pro 9 from Course Technology and written by Jay Asher 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.
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.