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Richard Heyser - 28 Years Later
LOCATION:Shure Incorporated, 5800 W. Touhy Ave, Niles, IL 60714
Dinner (optional but please RSVP) will begin at 6:30pm. Dinner reservation required - contact Treasurer Riva Oliveira at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, May 4th. Salad and Pizza will be provided. Please let Riva know if you have a preference for no-cheese and/or vegetarian. Price is $10 for non-members and $8 for members and students.
Richard Heyser (1931-1987) was an innovative scientist and inventor whose contributions to professional audio are significant. He is one of the giants upon whose shoulders we stand. This presentation will examine Heyser's contributions and introduce the AES community to the Heyser Archives located at Columbia College Chicago and gradually becoming available online at http://about.colum.edu/archives/collections/manuscripts/richard-heyser.php
About This Month's Speaker
Doug Jones is Professor of Acoustics Emeritus and the founder of the Audio Arts and Acoustics department at Columbia College Chicago. He has worked in acoustics on 6 continents on projects ranging from radio stations in developing countries to internationally recognized recording studios. He is still waiting for that hot gig in Antarctica! Since retiring from the College in 2013, Doug has been working on the Heyser archives at Columbia College, to identify un-published Heyser manuscripts and make them available for research.
Doug is the author of Sound of Worship (Taylor and Francis 2010) a book which examines the relationship between theology and the acoustics of worship spaces. In addition Doug is a contributing author to the Handbook for Sound Engineers (Glen Ballou editor, Focal Press). Doug’s contributions have appeared in the third and fourth editions and the soon to be published fifth edition will contain his chapters on Small Room Acoustics, Noise Control, Magnetic Recording, Loudspeaker Theory (co-authored with Tom Danley) and Acoustics of Worship Spaces.
He is also a studio musician, engineer and producer with numerous album credits. He performs regularly with a number of bands in the Chicago area, as well as weekly gigs playing Irish folk music.
Doug is currently employed at Danley Sound Labs where he is responsible for Danley University, the education arm of DSL, as well as product development and technical support. Doug is a member of the AES and the ASA.
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