Gearhead: Mindi Abair Stays Unattached

When pumping her high-wire solos to the crowd, this Grammy-nominated sax virtuoso cuts the cord

Steinberg Dorico Pro 2 Notation Software

Steinberg Dorico

Best known for music production software like Cubase and Nuendo, Steinberg recently stepped into the music notation arena with Dorico, available in Pro and Elements packaging. What does the latest release, Dorico Pro 2, add to a marketplace already occupied by established programs like Sibelius, Notion, and Finale? According to Steinberg, Dorico provides over 1,500 high-resolution sounds and offers a simplified user interface, helping to speed the work of professionals and students alike. Try it for yourself by downloading the free 30-day full-featured trial version.

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Emile Menasché

Musician, journalist, and author Emile Menasché has composed soundtracks for Oscar- and Emmy-nominated documentaries. He is jealous that his dog Hudson gets more attention from passersby whenever they’re seen in public together.