Santa Monica, Calif. (October 15, 2015) — The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® will be hosting this year's presentation of their annual GRAMMY SoundTables® event at the 139th International AES Convention at the Javits Center in New York City, as part of its ongoing efforts to offer educational resources and other development opportunities to audio professionals. On Saturday, October 31, at 2 p.m. is the highly anticipated free special event, "GRAMMY SoundTables: After Hours: Mixing for Late Night New York," taking place in room 1A23/24. Moderating the panel will be GRAMMY® Award Winning bassist and singer Will Lee, an industry legend for his touring and session work, and best known for his longtime role on Late Show with David Letterman as a key member of the CBS Orchestra.
Slated panelists include Harvey Goldberg (Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Josiah Gluck (Saturday Night Live) and Lawrence Manchester (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), who will discuss the unique challenges faced by audio professionals mixing music for late night’s fast-paced talk and variety formats. Along with political satire and cutting edge comedy, these programs have become the go-to showcase for the best in music, from exciting young up-and-comers to the established cream of the crop—along with killer house bands. Join the P&E Wing for a conversation with the music mixers who make it happen for these groundbreaking shows.
"Our annual AES GRAMMY SoundTables event is always one of the highlights of our year," stated Maureen Droney, The Recording Academy Managing Director, P&E Wing and Recording Technology. "With the AES show in New York this year, we decided to take advantage of the proximity to the talented audio engineers who mix the music for some of the most talked about shows on television. This is sure to be a uniquely entertaining special event."
About The Recording Academy: Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, 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 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 Google +, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.
About The Producers & Engineers Wing: Currently more than 6,500 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.