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The Roger Nichols Recording Method Released by Alfred Music

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, July 03, 2013

From the eyes and ears of master engineer “The Immortal” Roger Nichols, comes The Roger Nichols Recording Method (A Primer for the 21st Century Audio Engineer) from Alfred Music. The Roger Nichols Recording Method gives individuals the unique experience of learning directly from Nichols—exactly as he would teach. This book provides the ultimate experience of having an eight-time GRAMMY®-winning engineer teach beginners from his personal experiences and techniques.

The method may be used by beginners, but is still full of insight for seasoned pros who are interested in learning how Roger Nichols consistently achieved a winning sound throughout his career. From scientifically analyzing the differences between condenser, ribbon, and dynamic microphones, to sharing his secrets to achieving an amazing mix, Nichols delivers something for everyone interested in the art of audio engineering.

With eight GRAMMY® awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award for technical excellence, Roger Nichols (1944–2011) worked for over four decades in the recording industry. Nichols had a client list that read like a Who’s Who of recording artists, including Steely Dan, John Denver, Roseanne Cash, Rickie Lee Jones, Toto, Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra, and many more.

In addition to the 180 page textbook, The Roger Nichols Recording Method is supplemented with a DVD-ROM that includes Pro Tools session files, personally set up by Nichols, to provide enhanced hands-on training.

The Roger Nichols Recording Method (A Primer for the 21st Century Audio Engineer) and its accompanying DVD-ROM is now available for $29.99 at music retail stores and at alfred.com.