Friday, September 30, 2:45 pm — 4:00 pm (Rm 515B)
Legendary engineers Al Schmitt and Steve Genewick will play snippets of the video, play back music and discuss “The Art of Recording a Big Band” with ample opportunity for Q&A. “The Art of Recording a Big Band” is an educational & inspirational behind-the-scenes documentary about studio legend Al Schmitt. Filmed at the famed Capitol Studios in Hollywood, California, over two days during a recording session featuring Chris Walden's 19 piece jazz big band. The film focuses on the legendary Al Schmitt, one of the most celebrated music engineer, producer and mixer of all time winning 22 GRAMMY Awards. Included are interviews with Al’s longtime collaborator Steve Genewick as well as Chris Walden, Dave Pensado, Ryan Hewitt, and more.