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WAVES AUDIO MOURNS THE LOSS OF TAL HERZBERG
KNOXVILLE, TN, April 12, 2011 — Waves Audio mourns the passing of a longtime friend, producer/engineer and multi-talented musician Tal Herzberg. Tal is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Tal’s involvement with Waves goes back to its very beginnings, when he became the company’s first official U.S. West Coast user, forging a close association that continued and developed until his untimely passing. He was one of Waves’ first employees, and through his immense success as an engineer and producer, Waves proudly transitioned Tal to one of its most important Artists. Tal often credited his early experiences with Pro Tools and Waves as having contributed to his subsequent success in the highly competitive Los Angeles music industry.
Tal was a six-time GRAMMY® nominee. His lengthy list of credits as a producer and engineer includes high-profile artists from across the musical spectrum, including Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Mary J. Blige, The Pussycat Dolls, Counting Crows, Macy Gray, Keyshia Cole and Queen Latifah. An accomplished musician as well, Tal performed and recorded as a bassist with artists including The Corrs, Beth Hart and Mya.
Gilad Keren, Waves founder and CEO, stated, “Tal was a very talented musician and engineer, but more than that, he was a close personal friend. He was the kind of guy you could call at any time of the day or night, and he’d be there for you. Personally, I feel a tremendous loss.”
About Waves Ltd.:
From its start in the early '90s with the introduction of the Q10 equalizer plugin, Waves, a leading provider of audio DSP solutions for professional, broadcast, and consumer electronics audio markets, has gone on to develop a comprehensive line of over 100 audio plugins including industry standards like the L1 and L2 Ultramaximizers, popular vintage console models, and innovative mixing tools like Vocal Rider and the Artist Signature Series. For its accomplishments, in 2011 Waves received a Technical GRAMMY, and the Q10 was selected as an inductee into the TECnology Hall of Fame. Waves technologies are now used to improve sound quality in virtually every sector of the audio market, from recording, mixing, mastering and post production to broadcast, live sound, and consumer electronics. Waves has over 15 years of expertise in the development of psycho-acoustic signal processing algorithms that leverage knowledge on the human perception of hearing to radically improve perceived sound quality. Waves’ award-winning processors are utilized to improve sound quality in the creation of hit records, major motion pictures, and popular video games worldwide. Waves offers computer software solutions, as well as hardware-plus-software solutions, for the professional and broadcast markets. Under its Maxx brand, Waves offers semiconductor and licensable algorithms for consumer electronics applications. Waves’ Maxx technologies dramatically enhance audio performance and are used by industry leaders such as Sony, Sanyo, JVC, Toshiba, and many others. For more information, visit the Waves web site at http://www.waves.com.
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