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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE PRODUCERS & ENGINEERS WING OF
THE RECORDING ACADEMY® AND THE SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL AUDIO RECORDING
SERVICES (SPARS) SPONSOR "THE MIX @ NAB"
The P&E Wing and SPARS Bring Together Leading Engineers, Producers
and Manufacturers of the Audio Community for a Gala Event at NAB
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — At the 2007 National
Association of Broadcasters Convention (NAB) held last month in Las
Vegas, the Producers & Engineers Wing (P&E Wing) of The Recording
Academy®, and the Society Of Professional Audio Recording Services
(SPARS) sponsored "The Mix @ NAB" — a gala cocktail
reception/networking event. Held April 16, at the Las Vegas Hilton Roof
Pool Deck, "The Mix @ NAB" brought together members of the
audio community including producers, engineers, remixers, manufacturers,
technologists and other related creative and technical professionals.
"The Mix" is part of an ongoing series of events
held around the country hosted by the P&E Wing that provides a platform
for key industry leaders to meet and exchange ideas in a casual and
Photo File: TheMixAtNABDroney_Jones.JPG
Photo Caption: Shown L–R: Maureen Droney, Executive Director of
the P&E Wing and Leslie Ann Jones, President SPARS.
Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy®/Wireimage.com © 2007
Photographed by: Denise Truscello
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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