AES New York 2019
Historical Track Event H04
Thursday, October 17, 2:45 pm — 4:15 pm
Historical: H04 - Spike Jones: Preposterous PrecisionChair:
Mike Wisland, Utah Valley University - Orem, UT, USA
Arlen Card, Utah Valley University - Orem, UT, USA
Leslie Ann Jones, Recording Engineer and Producer, Director of Music Recording and Scoring, Skywalker Sound - San Rafael, CA, USA
Professor Mike Wisland will present Spike’s life including his childhood, early professional jobs, leading to the formation of his massively successful parody band, Spike Jones and his City Slickers. There will also be a video presentation by Emily Taggart on the bandboy of Spike’s, Skip Craig, and Leslie Ann Jones Spike’s daughter, who will also be present for a Q&A After the presentation.