Los Angeles, CA (February 14, 2007)–The Recording Academy, CBS Television Network, and Cossette Productions combined forces for Sunday’s Grammy broadcast, utilizing the latest technology to provide television viewers worldwide with a high-definition/5.1 surround sound event. Shown at the Grammys are (l-r): Maureen Droney, Executive Director of the Recording Academy’s P&E Wing; Phil Ramone, who also won a Grammy for his production work with Tony Bennett; Ron Fair, chairman of Geffen and president of A&M Records, also conducted orchestra for Grammy-winning Mary J. Blige; Ken Ehrlich, executive producer; Glenn Lorbecki, P&E Wing Co-Chairman; and Jack Joseph Puig, VP A&R for Geffen/A&M and Grammy award-winning producer/engineer. Courtesy of The Recording Academy. Photograph by Alexandra Wyman/WireImage (c)2007.The Grammy Awards’ technical staff is comprised of audio pioneers who continually strive to employ the latest in HDTV and 5.1 technology to enhance the show.
Phil Ramone, Chairman Emeritus of the Recording Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing (P&E Wing), and Hank Neuberger, advisory council member of the P&E Wing, again supervised the broadcast audio. The Grammys are produced by Cossette Productions in association with Ken Ehrlich Productions for The Recording Academy. John Cossette and Ken Ehrlich are executive producers and Walter C. Miller is producer/director.
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