Stratosphere chief engineer Geoff Sanoff (left) with Keith Urban
Classical piano virtuoso Lang Lang tracked the score for the upcoming feature film Project Chopin (Breakthru Films) in Studio A at Clinton Recording (NYC) with engineer Ed Rak. Also completed at Clinton was Joshua Bell's new album, At Home With Friends; Richard King engineered the tracks, which include guest artists Marvin Hamlisch and Dave Grusin. Sting used Studios A and B to record his new album, If on a Winter's Night, with engineer Dave Darlington and producer Bob Sadin…UMG/Verve artist Nellie McKay recorded an album of songs made famous by Doris Day. McKay self-produced, working with engineer James Farber and assistant Chris Allen in Sear Sound (NYC) Studio A. Walter Sear's place also hosted Scissor Sisters, tracking a new album with Allen engineering and Stuart Price producing; David Schoenwetter assisted. Sean Lennon and Yuka Honda produced a new album for Yoko Ono in Studio C, also with Allen and Schoenwetter. And engineer Joel Moss recorded Diane Reeves for an upcoming Charles Aznavour album…Keith Urban was in Studio A of Stratosphere Sound to record vocals for a duet on Emily West's upcoming album. Chief engineer Geoff Sanoff tracked the session. Also at Stratosphere, Courtney Love recorded vocals with staff engineer Arjun Agerwala; Adam Franklin (formerly of Swervedriver) tracked songs for his new band, The Bolts of Melody, with Agerwala engineering in Studio A; and studio co-owner James Iha worked on a remix for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs with engineers Geoff Sanoff and Agerwala.
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