AES New York 2015 Presenter or Author

Daniel Zellman

Primary Affiliation: Zeltec Service Labs - New York, NY, USA
Secondary Affiliation: Zeltec Research & Development
AES Member Type: Life Member

Born into a musical family, Dan Zellman Had his first tape machine at age 12 (1955), built his first electronic device, a guitar amplifier, at the age of 15. Enlisted in the US Marines, Mr. Zellman attended the Navy Aviation Electronics School in Memphis, where he received training in fire control radar, navigation and communication equipment. As a recordist and technician for the Armed Forces Radio and Television, he recorded the first Marine Air Wing Orchestra and Japanese traditional music, in addition to recording the Bob Hope tour, recording all the performances in Japan. After the service, Mr. Zellman was employed by Times Wire and Cable, making analog delay lines for the "Dew Line" early warning system. In 1966, getting a first class FCC license, worked for WHCN, WBCN, WLAE, WICH. in 1969 he was offered a job as a full-time engineer at Syncron Studios and manufacturing, working on projects for labels such as Chess, Buddah RCA Victor and Vanguard. This was followed by work as an engineer and technician at Six West Recording (later Arista), Audio Techniques, Howard Schwartz, Gordon Media Group, and Chung King Studios. As a freelance technician and proprietor of Zeltec, his client list past and present includes AMS Neve, Studer, SSL, Sony MCI, Atlantic Sound, Bennett Studios, the David Letterman Theatre, Germano Recording, the Magic Shop, Master Disk, the Met Opera, Rudy Van Gelder, Sear Sound, Studio G, Carriage House, and many, many others.


Session List

Oct 30: W6: Help, I Have a Tape Machine! (Redux) (Panelist)

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EXHIBITION HOURS October 30th   10am - 6pm October 31st   10am - 6pm November 1st   10am - 4pm
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