Live Audio Basics, Pro Audio Course Distributed by Alfred Music Publishing

Los Angeles, CA — February 2011 - Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, proudly distributes Live Audio Basics, a complete instructional resource on live audio production by Down 2 Earth Audio Resources and Farley’s Musical Essentials.

Hosted by Grammy® and Dove award-winning engineer Ron Davis, this pro audio course has been developed to enhance the skills of any live audio engineer, from hobbyist to veteran. The comprehensive and entertaining instructional DVD teaches the most important modern sound reinforcement techniques, providing practical tips from a real-world perspective.

Topics covered in Live Audio Basics include: what every button and knob on your console does (and doesn't do), where to use certain microphones and why, when and how to use EQ, how to make your system sound better by following a few simple approaches, and more. The included CD-ROM offers helpful printable resources such as detailed signal path charts, microphone usage guideline, and frequency range guide, plus a bonus CD-ROM game for an engaging educational experience.
Live Audio Basics (97-LAB001) is now available in a DVD and two CD-ROM package for $69.99, and can be purchased at music retail stores or at

Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop & performance materials for teachers, students, professionals & hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style & difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles with domestic offices in Miami & New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore & the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach & play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like, Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations & Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter & George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine & Billboard.

In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support & WEA.

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