Tracking & Mixing After AES at Avatar "In Session with The Guys"
Pictured is Kat Edmonson, who will record tracks for her new album
with the METAlliance founders at Avatar Studios in NYC.
Jazz singer/songwriter Kat Edmonson will be tracked and mixed by the METAlliance founding directors "In Session with The Guys," October 21 & 22 in NYC at famed Avatar Studios. Edmonson has been described as "equal parts Billie Holiday and Bjork" in All About Jazz.
Watch this clip from a previous METAlliance session at Avatar and register:
The genre-defying artist recently performed in Woody Allen's film set in the 1930s, "Café Society", and is highlighted on the official soundtrack performing her version of "Mountain Greenery." Edmonson's most recent record The Big Picture debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart, #1 on Contemporary Jazz Chart and #2 on the Total Jazz Chart. The album was recorded with Grammy-nominated producer Mitchell Froom in his Los Angeles studio.
"I've worked with Kat on a few of her recordings. She is an amazing singer and songwriter and a lot of fun in the studio. A total professional," says Grammy-winning engineer Al Schmitt, who mixed Edmonson's first album. "We'll be recording tracks for her new album, so this is a unique chance to see a true artist making great music in the studio."
Edmonson added, "What good fortune I have to be back with these legendary engineers in this legendary recording studio. I'm thrilled to be working with the Guys again and I'm anticipating so many magical moments with them and the musicians and the recording devotees. It's gonna be great."
Watch and listen to Kat Edmonson on Austin City Limits:
"In Session with The Guys" attendees will participate and interact with the METAlliance founders in live recording and mixing sessions with Edmonson. The METAlliance offers a unique opportunity to experience living history while learning techniques with the legendary master craftsmen who founded the METAlliance. Every attendee will participate in four sessions, each designed to provide different experiences in the recording process and led by the founding members. Space is very limited.
Details: METAlliance Academy "In Session with The Guys" program
* Session One, Studio A:
Al Schmitt and Ed Cherney Tracking Kat Edmonson & Band
* Session Two, Studio G:
Elliot Scheiner Recording Group Vocals
* Session Three, Studio C: Chuck Ainlay Tracking a Band
* Session Four, Studio B: "In the Box" home studio set up, recording and
mixing with Frank Filipetti and George Massenburg
Attendance for all four sessions, including lunch and giveaways: $1950.00
For more information and registration forms visit: http://www.metalliance.com
"The METAlliance Academy is simply a great experience for all of us," commented co-founder George Massenburg. "Working hard with a very diverse group of students, pros, educators and recording beginners."
METAlliance : strategic union of music producers and engineers dedicated to the highest standards of audio and delivery of music, securing the art through recording technology in all its evolving modern forms.