Nashville, TN (May 15, 2015)–Summer NAMM in Nashville will debut TEC Tracks this year on July 9-11, 2015, offering features three days of free master classes, live interviews and panel discussions for recording and live sound professionals.
“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:
• 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.
Companies including TASCAM, Marshall Electronics, PreSonus, QSC Audio Products, LLC, Telefunken, Yorkville, Zoom, TransAudio Group, Avid, Antares, Blue Microphones, Yamaha, Peavey Electronics Corporation, TC Electronic and Propellerhead Software will preview the latest live sound technology at Summer NAMM, July 9-11 at Nashville’s Music City Center.
Summer NAMM 2015