AES New York 2009
Sunday, October 11, 4:30 pm — 6:30 pm
Les Paul—Chasing Sound
John Paulson, Director, Cinematographer, and Editor
Robert Sullivan, Sound Recordist
A 90-minute performance documentary on the life and accomplishments of the legendary Les Paul. A true inventor, Paul was father of the solid-body electric guitar, inventor of overdubbing and multi-track recording, king of the ‘50s pop charts, and architect of rock ‘n’ roll. In addition Les Paul's connection with the AES dates back to its inception. This film was produced in High Definition by John Paulson Productions, LLC, Icon Television Music, and WNET/Thirteen American Masters.
After the film, the panelists will be interviewed on artistic and technical details of how this project came into being, after which a limited number of questions will be taken from the audience.