Learn Digital Performer 8 – both for Mac and PC – from MOTU’s own Magic Dave Roberts Montclair, NJ (November 27, 2012) – Hal Leonard Books, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more, is now shipping The Power In Digital Performer. This guide helps those who are new to Digital Performer get up to speed quickly. Author David E. Roberts has been directly involved with the development of this incredibly powerful and innovative DAW software since 1993 – he is also responsible for artist/VIP support at MOTU and has been training new users for the past 20 years. Considering Roberts' depth of understanding and insightful experience, this Quick Pro Guide offers a uniquely succinct path to understanding and eventually mastering Digital Performer. This is the first book to look under the hood of Digital Performer 8 - the first version of the program manufactured for both Mac and Windows OS. In fact, this is arguably the most up-to-date and insightful guide available focused specifically on Digital Performer. The Power in Digital Performer provides concise, easy-to-understand, and practical text combined with instructive screenshots. An accompanying DVD-ROM provides extremely powerful and supportive video tutorials featuring Magic Dave Roberts doing what he does best: revealing the insider tips and tricks that have kept Digital Performer at the forefront of DAW technology since its inception. About the author David E. Roberts has lectured at Berklee College of Music, Middle Tennessee State University, University of Colorado, and Massachusetts College of Art, plus he has been a featured speaker at Macworld Expo. He has also been a presenter at numerous trade shows, including NAMM, NAB, and Frankfurt Musikmesse. He continues to work with local and international artists and is currently running the recording studio for legendary music producer Al Kooper. Since 1993, Roberts has been a product specialist for MOTU’s hardware and software products, including Digital Performer. With an instrumental background (playing bass and guitar since age 12), influence from his mother who is a writer and teacher, and his extensive experience building and running studios throughout the ‘80s, Roberts is a uniquely qualified author, especially on the topic of all things Digital Performer. He lives in Boston. Quick Pro Guides If you want to quickly start implementing professional techniques into your audio recordings and productions, the Hal Leonard Books Quick Pro Guides are designed for you. These straightforward, task-driven, and easy-to-understand books cover music industry topics in a way that gets to the point and helps maximize your creative and technical accomplishments. The Quick Pro Guides are efficient and accessible, and the included DVD-ROM provides audio and video demonstrations of key Quick Pro topics $16.99 (US) Inventory #HL 00333873 ISBN: 9781476815145 Width: 8.5" Length: 11.0" 178 pages
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