The Art of Recording a Big Band (2015)

The Art of Recording a Big Band is an educational and inspirational behind the scenes documentary film about studio legend Al Schmitt.

Director:

Shevy Shovlin

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Credited cast:
Steve Genewick Steve Genewick ... Self
Ryan Hewitt Ryan Hewitt ... Self
Dave Pensado Dave Pensado ... Self
Paula Salvatore Paula Salvatore ... Self
Andrew Scheps Andrew Scheps ... Self
Al Schmitt Al Schmitt ... Self
Chris Walden ... Self
Ken Wild Ken Wild ... Self
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The Art of Recording a Big Band was filmed at the famed Capitol Studios in Hollywood, California USA over two days during a recording session by Al Schmitt featuring Chris Walden's Grammy-nominated 18-piece jazz big band. The film focuses on the legendary Al Schmitt, the most celebrated music engineer, producer and mixer of all time winning 22 GRAMMY Awards. The educational and inspirational documentary includes interviews with Al's longtime partner Steve Genewick as well as Chris Walden, Dave Pensado, Ryan Hewitt, Kenny Wild, Paula Salvatore and a cameo appearance by engineer and mixer Andrew Scheps. Longtime friend and collaborator, Quincy jones provides a poignant open statement about the importance of "the person who captures the sound". Written by Shevy Shovlin

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big band | recording | See All (2) »

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Documentary

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Al Schmitt, the most celebrated music engineer, producer and mixer of all time winning 22 GRAMMY Awards. See more »

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Official Sites:

Official Website

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2015 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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