SANTA MONICA, Calif. (November 5, 2013) — The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® Manufacturer Council Breakfast was held on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, during the 135th AES Convention. At their biannual meeting, the group of industry leaders — who are dedicated to the advancement of sound quality and to the overall growth of the professional audio industry — shared ideas and discussed issues with the goal of raising awareness about the importance of high-quality audio, legislative wireless white space and broadband issues, music streaming bit rates and other topics of mutual interest to pro audio manufacturers, retailers and the producers and engineers who use their products.
Representatives from the following manufacturers, organizations and publications were in attendance: AKG®, API, Apple, Audio Engineering Society (AES), Audio-Technica, Avid, Electronic Musician, Euphonix, Fraunhofer, Focusrite Novation, Genelec, GC Pro, iZotope, JBL®, Lexicon®, Manley, M-Audio, Melodyne, Mix Magazine/New Bay Media, Music Producers Guild (MPG), PMC, Prism Audio, Pro Sound News, Radial Engineering, Royer, SADiE, Shure, Sonnox Ltd. and Waves Audio.
Also in attendance were members of the P&E Wing Steering Committee and Advisory Council: Chuck Ainlay (Co-Chair Steering Committee), Chris Bell, Mike Clink (Co-Chair Steering Committee), Vincent Di Pasquale, Dave Hampton, Stephen Hart, Scott Jacoby, Leslie Ann Jones, Glenn Lorbecki, Bob Ludwig, Gavin Lurssen, Brian Malouf, James McKinney, Michael Romanowski and Dan Workman.
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Photo Caption: Pictured are representatives from leading manufacturers, organizations and publications, along with members of the P&E Wing Advisory Council, at the P&E Wing Manufacturer Council Breakfast during the 135th AES Convention in New York. Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy®/Clyne Media Inc. © 2013 Photographed by: Corey Walthall, Clyne Media, Inc.
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Recording Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Instagram, Foursquare, GetGlue, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.
Currently more than 6,000 professionals comprise The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, which was established for producers, engineers, remixers, manufacturers, technologists, and other related creative and technical professionals in the recording field. This organized voice for the recording community addresses issues that affect the craft of recorded music, including the development and implementation of new technologies, technical guidelines and recommendations, and archiving and preservation initiatives. For more information, please visit www.producersandengineers.com.