Wednesday, September 30, 2015

What Did You Miss This Week? (Week 417 #462)

Recording Session #2!!!

The group in attendance for Monday evening's Performance class played their song of choice for the next “Final Take” recording session, scheduled for next week - Monday, October 5th at 8:00pm.

Several folks played their song twice, working out the details of their arrangement or their communication with the band. Between Joe’s coaching and reactions from the band, there was a lot of valuable learning for anyone preparing for a gig or recording session.

Next Monday we will use the entire time slot to accommodate as many “takes” as possible, given the number of performers. Like last session, mp3’s of the edited songs will be emailed to participants later in the week.

Joe added that if you are planning on playing harp into the vocal mic, be careful to manage the distance-to-mic during the performance. We discussed using a screen to help with that issue and RickEy is going to look into alternatives.

Class Notes

  • Practice your recording session song!
- Al Taylor and Grant Kessler, B1 Blues Crew