Sessions & Studio News
Apr 1, 2004 12:00 PM, By Breean Lingle
Avatar Studios (NYC) hosted bassist Charlie Haden to track his latest effort (Verve), featuring Cuban jazz pianist Gonzolo Rubalcaba, with Jay Newland engineering and Ross Petersen assisting…Five-time Grammy nominee Roomful of Blues was at Osceola Studios (Raleigh, NC) recording That's Right!, their 17th album…The Infernos Band, which comprises Kenny Simmons and Bobby Wells, worked on their upcoming release, The Third Prophecy, at Supreme Sound Studios (West Paterson, NJ)…Chicago's own Disturbed was in the studio at Gateway Mastering & DVD (Portland, ME) with Adam Ayan (mastering engineer) for their upcoming CD and DVD (in stereo and 5.1 surround) release entitled Music as a Weapon, which includes live performances from their 2003 summer tour.
Blues vocalist and guitarist Tinsley Ellis was at Stonehenge (Atlanta) recording his upcoming Telarc release. Ellis produced and Jim Zumpano recorded and mixed, while Dred assisted. Tracks featured guests Richie Hayward (Little Feat drummer) and Kevin McKendree (keyboards). Also in Stonehenge was keyboardist Tom Grose, who was working on a tribute record for songwriter Harold Arlen, due out in late-2004…Chase Park Transduction (Athens, GA) hosted a slew of artists in early 2004, including hard rock band Injected, who tracked their new album (Island/Def Jam) with producer Nick DiDia and engineer David Barbe. Meanwhile, Atlanta indie-rock band Dropsonic (Rowdy) was in recording their new album. Dallas Austin produced and Barbe engineered.
was in the Blue Room (Chicago) with producers Edgars Legzdins and assistant Ed Andersen.
Time Capsule Studios
(Denver) had engineer Brendan Lavery in mixing and tracking Askimbo's newest project for 2004…Bay Area Recordings (Berkeley, CA) featured a range of exceptional sessions, including some featuring Larry Vuckovich working with renowned jazz vocalist Jon Hendricks; Michael Cogan and Phil Edwards were on hand to engineer…Nettleingham Studios (Vancouver, WA) engineer Kevin Nettleingham mastered releases for PDX artists Grails, Hubcap Annie and Everything That Kills…Green Day was at Oakland, Calif.'s Studio 880 recording their version of Bobby Fuller Four's “I Fought the Law,” which is part of Pepsi's new ad campaign (introduced during the Super Bowl) that features kids who had been busted for illegal downloading. Rob Cavallo produced and Chris Dugan engineered.
Granada Hills' Metrosound Studios announced that young (and funky) six-piece Juz-Cuz was in recording their debut with producer Jaeson Jarrett and engineer Tom Thomas. Thomas and Jarrett were also in with PPL records Latino artist Galdino Sandoval, whose debut features Mariachi, Banda and Latin pop…The Village Recording Studios (West L.A.) hosted serious star power for KCRW's “Morning Becomes Eclectic”: Indie rockers Starsailor and Travis, Randy Newman and Rickie Lee Jones were on hand at various sessions, all engineered by Jason Wormer.
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