The 23rd Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, presented by the Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio, will be held Saturday, October 6, 2007, at the New York Marriott Marquis. TEC Awards will be presented in 25 categories at the ceremony, and renowned broadcast engineer Ed Greene will be inducted into the TEC Hall of Fame, while musician, producer and composer Al Kooper will receive the prestigious Les Paul Award, sponsored by Gibson Guitar Corporation and presented by the great Les Paul.
For the third year in a row, Will Lee, the world's busiest bassist, will host the show. For the 15th consecutive year, the event will be produced by Rick Miller, and Larry Batiste will lead the 2Cold Chili Bone TEC Band featuring top New York session players. Sound will be handled by Masque Sound and sponsored by Meyer Sound Labs. GSD Productions will provide video and lighting, handled by video director Mauricio Flores and lighting director Eric Fedeler.
A limited number of tickets are available online at www.mixfoundation.org or by calling the ticket hotline at 510/985-3214. TEC Awards' proceeds benefit programs for hearing health and audio education, including the annual TEC Awards Scholarship.