Hal Leonard Books has announced Al Schmitt on Vocal and Instrumental Recording Techniques, a book that offers you a chance to work alongside the legendary engineer and producer who has been recording, producing, and engineering music for the greatest talents in the industry for for nearly eight star-studded decades.
In Al Schmitt on Vocal and Instrumental Recording Techniques, you’ll join Al in the studio as he walks you through his miking process, helps you select proper equipment, and guides you to capture only the best sounds. You’ll learn to consider variables such as song style, instrumentation, and the recording space itself when selecting and placing a microphone; you’ll also watch Al demonstrate his favorite techniques and setups for a number of instruments including drums, bass, piano, guitars (both acoustic and electric), organs, and horns as played across many genres of music.
Beyond equipment and tactics, Al draws on stories from his illustrious career as he explains the importance of skillfully interacting with musicians. He highlights the value of catering to an artist’s vision and preferences in order to create a session that is both comfortable and effective for all involved. There’s never been an easier way to advance years in a matter of hours than with Al Schmitt on Vocal and Instrumental Recording Techniques!
The book is available for $24.99 USD.
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