AES Nashville to Present Recording Workshop, Expo

Dec 18, 2008 3:44 PM

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Ricky Skaggs

Grammy Award–winning musician and studio owner Ricky Skaggs (pictured) will deliver the keynote address at the AES Nashville Section's Recording Workshop + Expo, to be held February 20-21, 2009 at the Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum. The event is geared toward boosting the careers of recording musicians, songwriters, and professional engineers who work in personal production spaces.

Nashville has long been touted to have more personal studios per capita than anywhere else in the country. This AES Nashville event presents a unique opportunity for personal studio owners to learn from professionals, check out the latest tools of the trade in the exhibition space and “network” with their peers.

Presenters will include leading producer/engineers Ricky Skaggs, Jeff Balding, Russ Long, Pat McMakin and Gary Paczosa, and Lynn Fuston of 3D Audio. Subjects planned for the two-day event include vocal and acoustic instrument miking, a singer/songwriter production roundtable, producing a dynamite demo, arranging and recording for better mixes, adding rhythm and spice with virtual tracks, collaboration across time and space, work environments that enhance creativity, practical acoustic and room treatment, when to call in a pro, a beats and loops workshop, and more.

Mike Porter, Chairman of the Nashville section of AES states, “The Nashville community has long hoped to host an AES event, with enthusiastic support from many outside our area. While this isn’t as big an event as New York or San Francisco, it will certainly be a mini-AES for area people to attend. AES conventions usually are geared more toward engineers; this workshop will have much more to offer songwriters, musicians, home and small studio owners and recording enthusiasts, as well as the studio professionals.

"With at least seven higher educational schools in the area that have recording engineering and music business programs in their curriculum, we welcome the students of those programs," Porter continues. "The Nashville Recording Workshop + Expo will afford them the opportunity to participate in discussions with some of the audio professionals in the area that they might not normally have access to.”

“AES Sections around the country frequently develop educational events to advise their members about technical changes and industry-related issues and developments,” states AES Executive Director Roger Furness. “As a focal point for talented engineers, producers and recording artists, the Nashville Section has pioneered a number of particularly ambitious events. This year’s Recording Workshop + Expo signals an impressive new level of programming quality. Attendees and exhibitors alike will encounter a wealth of technical and networking options.”

Early registration is open through January 23. Registration fees are $79 for AES members and members of participating organizations for professional songwriters, performance, musicians and engineers; $99 for non-members; $39 for student members; and $59 for non-member students.

For the full program listings, information on registering, or to book an exhibition space, go to www.nashvillerecordingworkshop.com.

Visit the Musicians Hall of Fame at www.musicianshalloffame.com.

Read about Ricky Skaggs' independent label Skaggs Family Records in the story "Label-Studio Combo" from Mix's May 2008 issue.






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