Veteran music journalist Rick Clark conducted hundreds of in-depth interviews with some of the biggest names in the industry to create this extraordinary title. Tony Visconti, Danny Elfman, Eddie Offord, David Briggs and Roy Thomas Baker are just a few of the contributors who share their special studio practices, tips and anecdotes. A truly thorough look at the recording world, The Expert Encyclopedia of Recording covers everything from recording strings and horn sections to using creative production techniques on the latest musical styles. This definitive book will put in your hands the knowledge that has led the featured producers, engineers and composers to huge industry successes and millions of record sales.Born and raised in Memphis, journalist and musician Rick Clark has been involved in the national music scene for many years. His articles have appeared in Mix, Rolling Stone and Billboard magazines, among others, and he has written liner notes for dozens of albums. In addition, he has performed on numerous releases by artists such as Alex Chilton and Tommy Hoehn. Clark lives in Nashville. ©2002, 288 pages.