GarageBand '11 Power! from Course Technology written by Todd Howard is an easy-to-understand, detailed guide on how to get the most out of GarageBand '11, as well as GarageBand '08 and '09. In addition to revealing all of the new features in '11, GarageBand '11 Power! completely explores the application through the use of screenshots, tutorials, creative jumping-off points, and real world examples. Whether you want to create music, record and publish podcasts, write scores for your own movies, or take piano and guitar lessons, this is the guide to getting the most out of this incredible program.
About the Author: Todd M. Howard is an accomplished songwriter, musician, and performer and is the bassist/vocalist in the acoustic American roots quartet Last Fair Deal. He co-produced and mixed the band's most recent album, True Tales. In addition to playing bass for several other bands and recording artists, Todd is founder and principal of Howard Digital Media, a Massachusetts-based creative media development company. In 2011, Todd produced two records for new artists Ally LaRoche and Bill Bonnell, and he is currently co-producing San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Karmen Buttler's upcoming release. He recently authored and produced a video-based web training series on Corel Painter 11, created a graphic design and animation training podcast series for Adobe in 2007, and was the author and instructor on four DVD-based training titles in the Digital Media Training Series produced by Magnet Media: Inside Mac OS X: 10.4 Tiger, Inside iLife '06, Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 Jumpstart, and Mac OS X: 10.5 Leopard Jumpstart.