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The Laptop DJ Handbook Distributed by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Friday, March 25, 2011

Alfred Music Publishing announces the distribution of The Laptop DJ Handbook, a complete guide for the modern DJ, from Course Technology PTR, a part of Cengage Learning.

The Laptop DJ Handbook teaches the setups and techniques of DJs in today’s digital world. Author and in-demand DJ/producer Jason Emsley reveals how to harness all the hardware, software, and musical options found in modern DJ setups, including the various performance configurations used in three of the more popular audio software applications: Traktor Pro, Serato, and Ableton Live.

Geared for the novice and expert alike, over 300 pages navigate through such topics as: software and hardware gear and setup options; iPhone and iPad hybrid configurations; finding, organizing, and storing music; and much more. The handbook also features an extensive and informative review of DJing history, culture, and evolution.

The Laptop DJ Handbook (54-1435456645) is now available for $29.99 at music retail stores and at