NAMM 2019 TECTracks



studioexpresso & Trans Audio Group Present

PRINCE: A Legend Lives


(Clare Fischer Big Band, Elvis Costello & The Roots)
watch BF w The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Group
BF profile @ studioexpresso

at TECTracks, NAMM 2019

California Ballroom A (Level 2)
Hilton Hotel (adjacent to Anaheim convention center)

Saturday, Jan 26, 2019
3 pm - 4 pm

(Prior to Tec Awards)

Acclaimed drummer and creative Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson (Roots) enlisted talented arrangers and musicians for a 27-piece orchestra to breathe new life into timeless PRINCE smashes as well as deep cuts throughout his formidable catalog. Supported by Live Nation Urban, 4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince makes history as "the first and only official Estate approved symphonic presentation of Prince's music." The 35-city tour in US is now in Europe Nov/Dec 2018.
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Abour Brent Fischer
GRAMMY® Award winner Brent Fischer - a member of the original arranger team behind Prince - was tapped by Questlove himself to arrange selected music titles into an orchestral setting for the show.

Among countless classic recordings, Fischers' distinct sonic fingerprint can be felt on Sign O' The Times, Graffiti Bridge, and Parade as well as on the big-screen in Under The Cherry Moon and Batman. Cited as one of the "GRAMMY® Seminal Moments" by show producer Ken Ehrlich, the father-and-son duo co-wrote the arrangement that powered the famous 2004 "Prince Medley" as the younger Fischer joined Beyoncé and Prince as an orchestra percussionist during the ceremony. About his involvement in this historic production, Brent Fischer (Usher, Michael Jackson, D'Angelo, Elvis Costello & The Roots) said, "Questlove is one of the most innovative artists of today. Between his encyclopedic knowledge of and my history with Prince, we see eye-to-eye on so many creative levels and have a deep respect for preserving Prince's amazing output."

More Guests TBA

Atwood-Ferguson (Ray Charles, Dr. Dre)
Ferguson lends his expansive musicality to the production.

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The Annual TEC Awards will be held the same evening at 7 following these panels

  • Claris Sayadian-Dodge founded in 2000, a production resource for developing artists. Dodge is the publisher and chief editor of studioexpresso's monthly eZine for the recording industry and looks after an Award-winning roster of producers with the affiliated C Artist Management. Past positions include: Management III, PMK, Rogers & Cowan Public Relations, Ocean Way studios, Prairie Sun Recording and studio bau:ton.
    Claris supports Grammy's MusiCare and sits on the board of a Film Foundation dedicated to documentaries on human rights. She has a BA degree in business and continues to create professional networking events to raise awareness and funds for art and music education programs and worthy causes.

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