AES New York 2013
Saturday, October 19, 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm (Room 1E15/16)
Grammy SoundTable: What Would Ramone Do?Co-moderators:
Peter Chaikin, JBL Professional - Northridge, CA, USA
Frank Filipetti, the living room - West Nyack, NY, USA; METAlliance
Jimmy Jam, Flyte Tyme Productions
Leslie Ann Jones, Skywalker Sound - San Rafael, CA, USA
Bob Ludwig, Gateway Mastering Studios, Inc. - Portland, ME, USA
Al Schmitt, Los Angeles, CA, USA
What Would Ramone Do?
This educational and inspirational career retrospective will delve into the music, creativity, and vision of legendary 14-time GRAMMY Award winning producer/engineer/technologist Phil Ramone. From Marilyn Monroe's performance/rendition of "Happy Birthday" for JFK, Getz/Gilberto’s “Girl From Ipanema,” Billy Joel’s “Just The Way You Are,” Paul Simon’s “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,” Frank Sinatra’s Duets album, and live concerts in Italy with Luciano Pavarotti, to overseeing groundbreaking sound evolutions for the GRAMMY Awards Telecast, Phil Ramone’s career spanned more than 50 years of artistic and technical innovation. For this retrospective, we’ll go behind the scenes with colleagues, footage, and friends for an analysis of the wisdom and knowledge behind his achievements. This session is guaranteed to be insightful and thought-provoking.