Mixerman Book Gets Zen Again

Hal Leonard Books has published "Zen and the Art of Producing" by Mixerman, the 300-page follow-up to the popular "Zen and the Art of Mixing."
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Montclair, NJ (August 10, 2012)-Hal Leonard Books has published Zen and the Art of Producing by Mixerman, the 300-page follow-up to his previous tome, Zen and the Art of Mixing.

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The new book provides insights for both neophyte and veteran alike. Mixerman reveals all that goes into the most coveted job in record-making: producing. In his signature style, Mixerman provides a comprehensive blueprint for all that the job entails, from the organizational discipline needed to run a successful recording session, to the visionary leadership required to inspire great performances.

As Mixerman points out, "It doesn't matter if you're producing a country album or a hard-rock album: The goal is to communicate with the audience in a manner they understand."

"This book addresses the actual task of producing brilliantly. I wish every young artist and engineer I've worked with had read it!" - Bob Olhsson (Stevie Wonder, Jackson Five, Marvin Gaye)

"Producing a record, and doing it well, is crucially important, insanely difficult, maddeningly subtle and exquisitely complex. And all of that is to be found in this book." - William Wittman (Cyndi Lauper, Joan Osborne, The Fixx, Too Much Joy, The Outfield)

"Informative and entertaining, this is a book that any 'wannabe producer' (and several established producers) should keep in their racks to constantly use as reference." - Ron St. Germain (Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger, Living Colour)

"The production equivalent of a Kama Sutra for the double-jointed." - Aardvark (Johnny Reed, Ren and Stimpy, Byron)

Hal Leonard
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