Dallas (July 6, 2004)–The Recording Academy’s Texas Chapter has announced its new board of governors, including its new president, Dallas-based recording engineer Chris Bell of Luminous Sound Studios. As president of the Texas Board of Governors, Bell will work with music industry leaders to support the Texas music community through professional growth and networking events, advocacy initiatives, and music education programs.
The Recording Academy, an organization internationally known for the Grammy Awards, is an association of musicians, producers and other recording professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for music and its makers.
Bell, who is serving his fourth year on the Texas Chapter’s Board of Governors, is an accomplished sound engineer who has worked with such artists as Erykah Badu, U2, Everclear, Destiny’s Child, Fuel, Oleander and the Polyphonic Spree. Honored in his field, Bell was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, for Kirk Franklin’s The Nu Nation Project in 1998.
Luminous Sound Studios welcomed Bell to its team of engineers in 1999, and he played a key role in the studio’s redesign and equipment upgrade that same year.
Luminous Sound Studios is a world-class recording and post-production facility located in Dallas, Texas. With three state-of-the-art studios and two Grammy-nominated producers on staff, Luminous Sound Studios is a premier facility for sound recording and commercial music composition. President and CEO Paul Loomis is an RIAA-certified multi-platinum-selling composer and producer whose Dallas-based operations include Luminous Sound Studios, The Loomis Agency and Loomis Tunes Music Publishing (ASCAP).
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