As the 141st Audio Engineering Society (AES) show approaches, HARMAN
Professional Solutions will demonstrate the perfect marriage of content and
technology by inviting all-star engineers and producers to share their work in the
HARMAN demo room. From Thursday, September 29 through Saturday, October 1,
engineers who have contributed to the works of Miles Davis, The Beatles, Beyonce
and more will showcase career and industry milestones through the JBL 7 Series
and M2 Master Reference Monitors. The JBL sessions will be held in Demo Room 504
of the Los Angeles Convention Centre.
The full schedule of guest presenters includes:
• Thursday 9/29, 10:30 a.m. – Chuck Ainlay
Multiple GRAMMY® and ACM Award-winning Producer/Engineer Chuck Ainlay has
recorded and/or mixed more than 300 albums, including acclaimed projects with
George Strait, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Lee Ann Womack, Lyle Lovett,
Emmylou Harris and The Dixie Chicks.
• Thursday 9/29, 4 p.m. – Geoff Emerick
At age 15, Geoff Emerick began his renowned recording career at EMI Abbey Road
Studios Emerick continued as an independent producer/engineer on projects with
Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello, Art Garfunkel, America, Badfinger and Jeff Beck.
• Friday 9/30, 10:30 a.m. – Nathaniel Kunkel
Nathaniel Kunkel’s diverse discography includes projects with The Police, Lyle
Lovett, Carole King, James Taylor, Edie Brickell, Steve Martin, Louise Goffin, John
Mayer, Bon Jovi, Everclear and many others.
• Friday 9/30, 1 p.m. – Ed Cherney
With three GRAMMY Award wins and six nominations, producer/engineer Ed Cherney
is well known for his work with a wide array of artists. Among them are Iggy Pop,
Bob Seger, Bette Midler, Bonnie Raitt, Wynonna, Eric Clapton, Jackson Browne, Bob
Dylan and The Rolling Stones.
• Friday 9/30, 4 p.m. – George Massenburg
Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning producer/engineer/inventor George Massenburg is
world-renowned for his contributions to studio design and signal processing. His
career includes legendary projects with Linda Ronstadt, Randy Newman, Lyle Lovett,
The Dixie Chicks, Earth Wind and Fire, and more.
• Saturday 10/1, 10:30 a.m. – Chris Lord-Alge
Chris Lord-Alge has won multiple GRAMMY Awards for his work mixing and
producing albums for U2, Seal, Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Avril Lavigne, Cher,
Muse, Celine Dion, Madonna, Green Day, Bon Jovi, Fleetwood Mac, Black Eyed Peas,
The Rolling Stones, My Chemical Romance and many more.
• Saturday 10/1, 1 p.m. – Elliot Scheiner
Elliot Scheiner has produced and engineered an eclectic range of artists, including
Foo Fighters, Beck, Nine Inch Nails, Faith Hill, Steely Dan, Van Morrison, Fleetwood
Mac, Sting, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, James Brown, Toto, Aerosmith and Beyonce.
• Saturday 10/1, 4 p.m. – Frank Filipetti
Six-time GRAMMY Award-winning producer Frank Filipetti has worked with James
Taylor, Carly Simon, Billy Joel, Luciano Pavarotti, Elton John, Korn, Barbra
Streisand, Meatloaf, Foreigner, The Bangles and KISS.
Based on the technology of JBL’s flagship M2 Master Reference Monitor system,
JBL’s new 7 Series Master Reference Monitors were developed from the ground up
for next-generation monitoring in music, post production and broadcast facilities.
The new speaker line leverages patented technologies to deliver detailed imaging,
extended frequency response and exceptional dynamic range. The 708i and 705i
models are the heart of an installed system that is centrally amplified and tuned
and scalable for any number of channels in any size room.