Chris Theberge, Founding Member of Grammy-Nominated Groove Collective, Launches Boutique Mixing, Production, and Recording Studios in Manhattan

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NEW YORK, NY, January 31, 2011 - Theberge Music Works, Inc. (TMW), a music production company and provider of music for events for over 15 years, has opened a boutique NYC recording studio on Manhattan’s Upper West Side under the name Music Works NYC [http://www.musicworksnyc.com].

On-going launch events have featured a jam session led by percussion royalty Giovanni Hidalgo, as well as appearances by Grammy winner and world music icon Youssou N’Dour and his protege Aurelio Martinez. Current sessions include visiting UK production whiz Deewaan (Lady Gaga "The Remix Album") who just finished producing an album by up-and-comer reggae/pop artist Nando, celebrity voice-overs, and currently, pioneer engineer Carlos “C12� Bess (WuTang Clan) is mixing a world music featuring a who’s who of jazz and world music artists.

Past and current TMW clients include Discovery Networks, Harvard University, Lifetime

Television, and Archon Asia. The facility is the vision of TMW founder, Chris Theberge, founding member of GRAMMY-nominated contemporary Jazz group Groove Collective, and a recording artist with 20 years of music industry experience including albums on Warner, Universal and Savoy and performances at Montreaux, North Sea, Red Rocks, WOMAD, Mount Fuji and Blue Notes New York, Milan and Tokyo. Theberge, who just finished serving on the Rolex Mentor Protege Initiative panel, is a voting member of the Recording Academy (The National Academy of Recording Arts And Sciences) (NARAS), which presents the GRAMMY Awards and is an artist endorser for instrument manufacturer Latin Percussion .

Located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Music Works NYC was designed by platinum engineer/consultant Christos Tsantillis (50 Cent, Patti LaBelle, The Roots, Diddy) and built by Michigan-based custom studio builder Ken Capton (Eminem, Kid Rock).

“Music Works has an amazing vibe and really nice feel to it. The mix room image is spot on," states Tim Latham (multiple gold, platinum, and Grammy Award winning mix engineer - Black Eyed Peas, Britney Spears, The Roots).

Music Works NYC recording studios are ideally suited for pre/post, mixing, overdubs, voice-overs, sound design, film scoring, radio production and audio for music videos and audio books. Featuring cutting-edge thought in studio design along with latest, industry standard, Avid Protools HD3 systems, and Apple Logic Studio, Theberge has created a state-of-the-art, digital media asset production studio in an exclusive location and a completely private environment to meet the demands of today's digital era.