Sessions & Studio News

NORTHEAST Avatar Studios (NYC) hosted bassist Charlie Haden to track his latest effort (Verve), featuring Cuban jazz pianist Gonzolo Rubalcaba, with Jay Newland engineering and Ross Petersen assis 4/01/2004 7:00 AM Eastern


Avatar Studios (NYC) hosted bassist Charlie Haden totrack his latest effort (Verve), featuring Cuban jazz pianistGonzolo Rubalcaba, with Jay Newland engineering andRoss Petersen assisting…Five-time Grammy nomineeRoomful of Blues was at Osceola Studios (Raleigh, NC)recording That's Right!, their 17th album…The InfernosBand, which comprises Kenny Simmons and Bobby Wells,worked on their upcoming release, The Third Prophecy, atSupreme Sound Studios (West Paterson, NJ)…Chicago's ownDisturbed was in the studio at Gateway Mastering &DVD (Portland, ME) with Adam Ayan (mastering engineer) fortheir upcoming CD and DVD (in stereo and 5.1 surround) release entitledMusic as a Weapon, which includes live performances from their2003 summer tour.


Blues vocalist and guitarist Tinsley Ellis was atStonehenge (Atlanta) recording his upcoming Telarc release.Ellis produced and Jim Zumpano recorded and mixed, whileDred assisted. Tracks featured guests Richie Hayward(Little Feat drummer) and Kevin McKendree (keyboards). Also inStonehenge was keyboardist Tom Grose, who was working on atribute record for songwriter Harold Arlen, due out inlate-2004…Chase Park Transduction (Athens, GA) hosted aslew of artists in early 2004, including hard rock bandInjected, who tracked their new album (Island/Def Jam) withproducer Nick DiDia and engineer David Barbe. Meanwhile,Atlanta indie-rock band Dropsonic (Rowdy) was in recording theirnew album. Dallas Austin produced and Barbe engineered.


Gary Stier

was in the Blue Room (Chicago) with producers EdgarsLegzdins and assistant Ed Andersen.


Time Capsule Studios

(Denver) had engineer Brendan Lavery in mixing and trackingAskimbo's newest project for 2004…Bay AreaRecordings (Berkeley, CA) featured a range of exceptional sessions,including some featuring Larry Vuckovich working with renownedjazz vocalist Jon Hendricks; Michael Cogan and PhilEdwards were on hand to engineer…Nettleingham Studios(Vancouver, WA) engineer Kevin Nettleingham mastered releasesfor PDX artists Grails, Hubcap Annie and Everything ThatKills…Green Day was at Oakland, Calif.'s Studio 880recording their version of Bobby Fuller Four's “I Fought theLaw,” which is part of Pepsi's new ad campaign (introduced duringthe Super Bowl) that features kids who had been busted for illegaldownloading. Rob Cavallo produced and Chris Duganengineered.


Granada Hills' Metrosound Studios announced that young (andfunky) six-piece Juz-Cuz was in recording their debut withproducer Jaeson Jarrett and engineer Tom Thomas. Thomasand Jarrett were also in with PPL records Latino artist GaldinoSandoval, whose debut features Mariachi, Banda and Latinpop…The Village Recording Studios (West L.A.) hostedserious star power for KCRW's “Morning Becomes Eclectic”:Indie rockers Starsailor and Travis, Randy Newman andRickie Lee Jones were on hand at various sessions, allengineered by Jason Wormer.

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