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Articles Tagged Jazz

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
    vue audiotechnik
    Kevin Young 04/14/15 04:59 PM,
    Twenty years ago, Jazz at the Bistro launched in a former cafeteria in midtown St. Louis, and since then has been lauded by many as one of the premiere live jazz spots in the U.S. The venue is operated by Jazz St. Louis, a not-for-profit organization established after the closing of the Just Jazz program at the Hotel Majestic. The Jazz St. Louis mandate is straightforward: “Present jazz the way it’s meant to be experienced.” In service of that mandate,… View this story
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  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/17/14 08:19 AM,
    Rob Macomber, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning chief engineer of the Music Studios at Jazz at Lincoln Center for SiriusXM Satellite Radio, regularly utilizes Sanken CUW-180 stereo microphones in his work. The CUW-180 is comprised of two cardioid condenser mics combined in one compact body. Each of the two 180-degree capsules is independently adjustable with 15-degree detent, providing a versatile mic for a variety of stereo and surround recording applications. “The CUW-180s perform wonderfully anywhere and everywhere,” says Macomber. “On a… View this story
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  • Friday, September 05, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/05/14 02:02 PM,
    The Glendale Community College vocal jazz ensemble—featuring up to 16 vocalists, a rhythm section, and student sound engineers—has long faced obstacles using wired microphones. Bryon Delto, associate professor of music at the California college, wanted the freedom of wireless without any complexities. With advice from systems and services company Hollywood Sound Systems, Delto found the answer with Shure ULX-D digital wireless systems. Brett Grossman, project manager at Hollywood Sound Systems, recommended the systems. “In analyzing Delto and his ensemble’s requirements—high… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementSystemWireless

  • Tuesday, May 27, 2014
    PSW Staff 05/27/14 01:21 AM,
    Sound reinforcement company EBR Providers, founded by Eric Rayford in 2012 to support regional events in Michigan, recently purchased a Harman’s Soundcraft Vi1 digital console for local acts such as the Southfield Jazz Orchestra, which began in 2010 in collaboration with the City of Southfield Parks and Recreation Department. The Vi1 will serve as an upgrade that not only fits into the budget of the orchestra, but also the modest spaces of its venues. “Sixteen channels are sufficient for what… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 07, 2013
    PSW Staff 05/07/13 11:59 AM,
    New Orleans’ latest traditional jazz venue, the Little Gem Saloon, recently celebrated its rebirth and grand opening. The two-floor venue features two new, state-of-the-art sound reinforcement systems consisting of Outline loudspeakers and iMode networking and control technology. Outline’s iMode-based sound system provides the venue a crystal-clear, transparent sonic foundation for delivering authentic live jazz. Located at the head of New Orleans’ famed “Jazz Alley” on the 400 block of South Rampart Street, the Little Gem Saloon has been resurrected on… View this story
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  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/13/13 09:43 AM,
    Located in Hollywood, Catalina Bar & Grill has been a revered fixture on the West Coast jazz scene for over 25 years. Legendary performers like Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis have played there, a tradition that owner Catalina Popescu continues by booking today’s top jazz artists. With a full kitchen, elegant dining room and perfect sight lines, every effort is made to honor the club’s legacy of hosting incredible performances in an intimate space. Recently, Popescu decided to upgrade its… View this story
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  • Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/12/12 06:16 AM,
    Bassist and vocalist artist Esperanza Spalding is currently touring with her new group, the Radio Music Society, with a full microphone setup from DPA Microphones, including the new d:facto Vocal Microphone, which she is using for her vocal performances. Esperanza’s sound engineer Jaime Armengol chose DPA for the world tour because of the sound quality he knew he could achieve with the brand. In addition to the d:facto, Armengol relies on the full range of d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones, and… View this story
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  • Monday, September 10, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/10/12 06:42 AM,
    When it comes to recording piano for jazz ensembles, producer Andy Ross knows a thing or two. He recorded the highly acclaimed Mercury Prize nominated album ‘Golden’ by the Kit Downes Trio and has produced all five albums in the ‘Yamaha New Jazz Sessions’ CD series that has shifted 80,000 copies from the cover of the UK’s best-selling jazz magazine, ‘Jazzwise’, since its inception. Ross owns Astar Studios, based in Heywood, Lancashire where the live room acoustics are among the… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 20, 2009
    sse hire digico
    PSW Staff 08/20/09 09:39 AM, 0 Comments
    Leading European rental company SSE Audio Group has invested in a DiGiCo SD7 to add to its extensive stock of high-end sound equipment. Managing Director John Penn, explains the decision: “Since we invested in DiGiCo D5s in 2004, they have been consistently in demand and very reliable. The low cost of ownership, coupled with these factors, has made the consoles produce a great return on what we initially perceived as a high investment cost. “We have kept an eye on… View this story
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  • Monday, August 10, 2009
    solid state logic montreal cbc studio
    PSW Staff 08/10/09 06:56 AM, 2 Comments
    When planning the upgrade from analog to digital for its Studio 12 in Montreal, CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada’s national public broadcasters, found that a 48-channel Solid State Logic C200 HD digital console with two SSL MORSE Stage Boxes was just what they needed for the new all-digital mission of the network. The C200 HD will be used for live to Pro Tools production and post production for radio and television presentations of music performances. “We needed to replace our old analogue console,… View this story
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