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Apple Training Series: iLife ’11 by Mary Plummer, Dion Scoppettuolo

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Lesson 16. Jamming and Creating Music with GarageBand

Lesson Files

ATS iLife11 Book Files > Lesson 16 > Magic Rock Song

Time

This lesson takes approximately 40 minutes to complete.

Goals

Choose a Magic GarageBand Jam genre

Audition and select instrument parts

Work with the Mixer during an audition

Select and customize your instrument part

Record a keyboard part using musical typing

Open and save a finished song

One of the greatest pleasures of being a musician is performing with a band on stage in front of a huge crowd of screaming fans. That might not be a reality for everyone, but playing along with virtual musicians in GarageBand is a great way to practice, create music quickly, play and record original riffs, or just jam along and enjoy ...

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