Bob Power recently co-produced and recorded a jazz project with bassluminary Meshell NdegeOcello for Verve Records. Tracked in AvatarStudio’s Studio A, guests included a diverse roster of jazz greats,including Jack DeJohnette, Kenny Garett, Joshua Redman, Oliver Lake,Neil Evans (of Soulive), Larry Goldings and Cassandra Wilson. Powermixed in Sony’s (New York City) Studio D.
Also in at Avatar’s Studio A were producer Russ Titelman tracking anew Epic Records release by Cyndi Lauper. Bill Whitman engineered thesessions with help from Peter Doris. In Studio B, engineer/producerKevin Killen completed mixing of Elvis Costello’s latest recordAGAIN. This time it was mixed for 5.1 surround. Peter Dorisassisted. Engineer Chris Shaw recently finished mixes for VagrantRecords act No Motiv with Brian Montgomery assisting. In Studio C,Telarc Records stopped by with Titelman and artist John Pizzarelli. Thenew album was engineered by Robert Friedrich and was recorded entirelyin the DSD format for 5.1 surround. Montgomery assisted. Producer ToddBarkan has taken residence in Studio C, churning out records for singerSimone, Dave Hazeltine, Jay Leonhart, Charles McPherson and Ian Shaw.James Farber engineered the sessions with help from Aya Takemura.Working in Studio D were producer/DJ Premier tracking and mixing withnew artist “Roscoe” with engineers Eddie Sancho andAvatar’s Anthony Ruotolo.
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