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Parsons School at the Village
Sep 1, 2011 9:00 AM, By Mel Lambert
Photo: Courtesy ASCAP
Addressing an audience of 16 musicians, engineers and producers, the latest Alan Parsons Master Class at The Village Recorders in West Los Angeles during late July expanded upon techniques outlined in Parsons’ Art & Science of Sound Recording DVD series. Produced by Julian Colbeck from Keyfax NewMedia, the two-day Level 3/Advanced Session included a live tracking date “Do You Live At All,” with Vinnie Colaiuta on drums, Nathan East on bass, Michael Thompson on guitar and Rami Jaffee on keyboards, followed by instrumental overdubs, plus lead, harmony and background vocals from P.J. Olsson. Event co-sponsors included Vintage King Audio, Audio-Technica, Universal Audio and Yamaha.
“I am a huge fan of Alan Parsons’ work,” says Robert Fort, a Los Angeles–based musician working in the music retailing industry. “It was interesting to listen to comments from the participating musicians during the tracking session, and have Alan explain the recording and mixing process in such detail.” Brian Dees, a Florida-based attorney with his own project studio, agrees: “Watching Alan work was a revelation. I learned a lot about session techniques, particularly using EQ on piano tracks. I took a lot of notes!”
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