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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE PRODUCERS AND ENGINEERS WING OF
THE RECORDING ACADEMY® ANNOUNCES SUCCESS OF
7TH ANNUAL PACIFIC NORTHWEST STUDIO SUMMIT
SEATTLE, Wash. — The Pacific Northwest recording community
came together for a full day of education and networking at the 7th
Annual Pacific Northwest Studio Summit presented by The Pacific Northwest
Chapter and the Producers & Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy®.
The Summit featured keynote interviews with producer/engineer Geoff
Emerick and GRAMMY®-winning producer Jimmy Jam as well as a panel
of music industry professionals. The event took place on Sat., Mar.
3 at Seattle's Experience Music Project and brought together individuals
from all walks of the music industry to focus on the craft and creation
of sound recordings.
The Summit provides regional producers and engineers with
professional development and networking opportunities. For more information
please visit www.grammy.com.
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Photo Caption: Pictured (L to R) are Ben London (Executive Director
of the Pacific Northwest Chapter), Geoff Emerick (famed Beatles engineer),
Howard Massey (co-author of Here, There And Everywhere: My Life Recording
The Music Of The Beatles), Maureen Droney (Executive Director of the
P&E Wing), and Steve Mack (Pacific Northwest Chapter P&E Wing
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Photo Caption: Pictured (L to R) are John Jennings (microphone specialist,
Royer Labs), David Bock (microphone specialist, Bock Audio), Larry Crane
(editor, Tape Op Magazine), Bob Heil (microphone specialist, Heil Sound),
Geoff Emerick (famed Beatles engineer), Howard Massey (co-author of
Here, There And Everywhere: My Life Recording The Music Of The Beatles),
Maureen Droney (Executive Director of the P&E Wing), Steve Mack
(Pacific Northwest Chapter P&E Wing Chairman), and Ben London (Executive
Director of the Pacific Northwest Chapter).
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Photo Caption: Pictured (L to R) are Glenn Lorbecki (co-chairman of
The Recording Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing), Maureen
Droney (Executive Director of the P&E Wing), Jimmy Jam (multiple
GRAMMY®-winning producer), and Ben London (Executive Director of
the Pacific Northwest Chapter).
Photos courtesy of The Recording Academy®
Photographed by Kevin Casey/WireImage.com ©2007
Established in 1957, the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences,
Inc., also known as 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 Recording Academy
is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural
enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs —
including the creation of the national public education campaign What's
The Download® (WhatsTheDownload.com). For more information about
The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com.
Currently, 6,000 professionals comprise the Producers
& Engineers Wing, which was established for producers, engineers,
remixers, manufacturers, technologists, and other related creative and
technical professionals in the recording community. This organized voice
for the creative and technical recording community addresses issues
that affect the craft of recorded music, while ensuring its role in
the development of new technologies, recording and mastering recommendations,
and archiving and preservation initiatives. The Wing builds on the existing
regional professional development activities of The Recording Academy,
which include workshops, forums and panel discussions, and other recording
technology-related events, all occurring locally and nationally throughout
the year. For more information, please visit www.grammy.com.
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