“Apple today released an update to GarageBand for Mac with version 10.3 introducing free downloadable Artist Lessons alongside new Drummers and sounds,” Jordan Kahn reports for 9to5Mac.

“Included in today’s update is a push towards educational content for the classroom with in-app Artist Lessons now available for free in 150+ countries,” Kahn reports. “Previously the content was available for $4.99 as in-app purchases in just 20 countries.”

“The update also includes new traditional Chinese and Japanese instruments including the Guzheng, Koto, and Taiko drums alongside five new Vintage Mellotron patches,” Kahn reports. “In addition, new in 10.3 are two new Drummers in Roots and Jazz styles, 1,000 new electronic and urban loops, and a number of new sound effects.”

Read more, including the full list of what’s new, here.

MacDailyNews Take: Good deal!