Music Production serves as a roadmap for navigating the continuous changes in the music industry and music production technologies. From dissecting compositions to understanding studio technologies, from coaching vocalists to arranging and orchestration, from musicianship to marketing, advertising to promotion, Music Production takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the world of music production, letting readers keep pace with this rapidly changing profession. The focus of the second edition is on such topics as the expanded role of music supervisors, the introduction of new production techniques, and the inclusion of new terms in music industry contracts. Including new interviews with eminent industry professionals, Music Production is the ideal handbook for the aspiring music production student and music professional.
Michael Zager is professor of Music, Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in Performing Arts, and director of Commercial Music at Florida Atlantic University. He is the author of Writing Music for Television and Radio Commercials and More (Scarecrow, 2008) and Music Production (Scarecrow, 2006).