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AKG Q460 Quincy Jones Signature Headphones:AKG Q460 mini on-ear headphones let you hit the road Quincy Jones style. The Q460s are the result of a partnership with AKG and one of the most accomplished musicians of the 20th century: Quincy Jones an American icon whose productions include the best-selling album (Thriller) and single ("We Are the World") of all time.AKG's Q460 will connect you to your music from virtually any portable audio or video player with all the dynamics and sound quality you'd expect for the premier set of "golden ears" of our time. The lightweight and comfortable design blocks out most ambient noise, freeing you to enjoy hours of balanced, reference-quality sound. The Q460 is also the perfect partner for use with smart phones, allowing you to make and receive calls as well as control several music playback functions of the iPhone with its inline remote control.Says Quincy, " I visit more than a dozen countries every year, and these are the headphones I want with me."Q on Producing Book/DVD:Q on Producing: The Soul and Science of Mastering Music and Work is essential reading for aspiring producers and artists everywhere. Q on Producing presents the master's approach to making music. Told to and compiled by author and audio expert Bill Gibson, Quincy's observations, culled from over a year of in-depth interviews, are collected and presented in book form and on an accompanying DVD-ROM, providing an unparalleled course of instruction from one of the true legends of American music.Reaching back to his early successes, Quincy discusses the techniques learned as an arranger for such legendary performers as Count Basie and Ray Charles, as a touring bandleader, and as a young producer with his first pop successes. Coauthor Gibson, in chapters such as "Discovering Talent," "The Producer/Engineer Relationship," and "Tools for Success," outlines the many skills Quincy developed and broadened as he graduated to film and TV work, his solo recordings, and his game-changing albums with Michael Jackson, as well as more recent productions.With invaluable advice on subjects such as songwriting, scoring, and the modern music business to be expanded on in subsequent volumes Q on Producing provides the foundation for what is sure to be the most anticipated series of tutorials on music production ever created. 302 page hardcover book with DVD-ROM.Chapter titles include: The ManSoul and ScienceEvolution of Q: The Modern ProducerTools for SuccessThe EngineersMichael JacksonThe Producer and the ArtistsThe BandThe Power of Monitoring: Quincy's Musical Family TreeSong and Album DiscussionsIn the Studio with QIncludes Afterward: Quincy's Body of Work and Extended Musical Family, discography, and a list of awards and honors.DVD-ROM features scenes of Quincy discussing the actual master recordings of some of his hits and remembering the performances of some of the greatest stars of all time, including Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, LL Cool J, and a host of pop, jazz, and hip-hop artists.Interviews include: Patti Austin, James Ingram, Rod Temperton, Greg Phillinganes, John Robinson, and Nathan East.Closed-back designUnique 3D-Axis2 mechanism to fold headphones completely flatSingle-sided detachable cable99.99% oxygen-free cable Super soft ear padsDetachable cable (2 cable lengths included)Gold-plated jack plug and contactsiPhone compatibleinline microphone and remote control for iPhone (Play/Pause/Skip) includedQ on Producing:302-page book with DVD ROMQuincy's observations, culled from over a year of in-depth interviewsTutorials on music productionAdvice on subjects such as songwriting, scoring, and the modern music businessDVD-ROM featuring scenes of Quincy discussing actual master recordings and remembering the performances of some of the greatest stars of all time, including Michael Jackson and Frank SinatraInterviews with Patti Austin, James Ingram, Rod Temperton, Greg Phillinganes, John Robinson, and Nathan East.