Joe Ferla To Host Listening Session at Audio Engineering Society Convention
Posted 10/14/2013

During the 135th Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention, held in New York at the Jacob Javits Center on Oct. 17–20, the Society of Professional Audio Recording Services and PMC Loudspeakers will present “A Joe Ferla Retrospective.”

The retrospective event will be a listening session with Grammy-winning engineer and producer Joe Ferla, who has worked with a wide range of jazz artists, including vocalist-bassist Esperanza Spalding, bassist Christian McBride, saxophonist Chris Potter, violinist Regina Carter, guitarist John Scofield and trumpeter Dave Douglas.

The hourlong listening session will take place in room 1E06 of the convention center at the following times: Oct. 18 at 11 a.m.; Oct. 19 at 2:30 p.m.; and Oct. 20 at 11:30 a.m.

Ferla’s lecture will include a detailed discussion of the techniques he used to record songs such as Spalding’s “City Of Roses” from Radio Music Society (Heads Up/Concord), “Science Fiction” from McBride’s big band CD, The Good Feeling (Mack Avenue) and “The Source,” from Potter’s 2001 Verve album, Gratitude.

AES was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 14,000 members. The organization is devoted to education and networking for audio professionals. The group publishes the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, which includes technical papers and engineering reports, and has held recent conventions in Rome, London and San Francisco.

For more information, visit the AES website.



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