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TEC Tracks Amplifies Pro Audio’s Presence At Summer NAMM

NAMM to feature three days of educational programming for live sound, recording and audio pros, including A3E keynote presented by Microsoft.

By PSW Staff May 14, 2015

TEC Tracks, educational sessions designed for audio, production and recording markets, will debut at Summer NAMM in Nashville on July 9-11, 2015.

Stationed next to the NAMM Idea Center on the show floor, TEC Tracks features three full days of free master classes, live interviews and panel discussions on topics for recording and live sound professionals, including optimizing studios, recording live shows and studio stories from Nashville.

“The new TEC Tracks offerings add even more value to Summer NAMM’s robust educational programming,” said Joe Lamond, NAMM president and ceo. “We’ve heard from many of our members, both retailers and manufacturers, that this is one of the fastest growing segments of the market. NAMM members who attend these sessions will be better equipped to seize these opportunities.”

TEC Tracks will feature some of Nashville’s recording industry talent:

—Hal Leonard’s Bill Gibson interviewing Chuck Ainlay, the GRAMMY-winning producer and engineer behind Miranda Lambert, Mark Knopfler, Taylor Swift and The Dixie Chicks in “Studio Master Class: Quality Sound.”

—Mastering engineer Glenn Meadows delving into audio file formats and how they affect sound in “Understanding Audio Formats.” 

—“Studio Operators Panel” featuring a who’s who of Nashville studio owners, operators, and entrepreneurs discussing the current state of recording.

Other highlights include “Easy Live Recording,” “Home and Project Studio Acoustics,” a Les Paul 100th birthday celebration, and a panel discussion with female audio and sound industry veterans.

On Saturday at TEC Tracks, A3E (Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange) presents a full-day program on the future of audio including “The Future of Studio Technology,” “The Future of Live Performance” and “The Future of Guitar Technology.”

TEC Tracks will open Saturday with a keynote on “The Future of Audio: Harnessing the Power of Musical Instruments and New Technology,” presented by Microsoft.

Registration for Summer NAMM 2015 is now open, with exhibit space available.

TEC Tracks
Registration for Summer NAMM 2015


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