The Art of Producing from Course Technology and written by David Gibson and Maestro Curtis lays out a specific process for producing a music project from start to finish. Throughout the book, the reader will acquire specific skills and techniques for producing a high-quality production, and explore the many values that must come together along the way. From working with virtual recording, virtual instruments, vocal techniques, and MIDI tracking to picking a recording studio, and everything in between, "The Art of Producing" offers well-grounded concepts that have been tested and proven through years of success. These concepts adapted to the personal style of the reader will result in a successful process that works for everyone involved.
About the Author: David Gibson has engineered and produced albums in a wide range of styles of music - acoustic rock, jazz, rock, new age, heavy metal, rap, hip-hop, and electronica. He has been teaching, engineering, and producing groups in major 24-track studios since 1982 and is the founder of Globe Institute of Recording and Production in San Francisco. Gibson has also done recording for James Brown's band, Bobby Whitlock (Derek and the Dominos), the Atlanta Rhythm Section, and Hank William's Jr.'s band, as well as having worked with members of the Doobie Brothers, Lacy J. Dalton's band, Herbie Hancock's band, and It's a Beautiful Day. Gibson is also the inventor of the patented "Virtual Mixer" mixing plug-in which uses 3D visuals to control a mix.