Ballroom A (Level 2)
Hotel (adjacent to Anaheim convention center)
Jan 27, 3-4 pm
to Tec Awards)
You know I'm
ALL ABOUT THAT BASS! The title of this session may be inspired by
Meghan Trainor song, but our star-studded panelists will explore
the sound of bass on albums and the role of session players in the
studio. How they make some of the most loved songs of our time stand
out with a unique and catchy sound that's more than just the bass
line! It's 2018. Time to brush up your production skills and meet
award-winning artists who are here to share their secrets to success
in the studio. We will discuss trends and emerging opportunities
and more...all about that bass!
all-time favorite bassline?
Some bass players do so much more... they are multi-instrumentalists
with skills to include: singing, arranging, producing, orchestrating
Who doesn't recognize the hook or bassline in "Under Pressure"
by David Bowie/Queen or "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson!
Want a lesson in minimalism? How about "When Doves Cry (Purple
Rain) by Prince. Remember the groovy classics "My Generation"
by The Who (John Entwistle, bass), "Another One Bites the Dust"
by Queen (John Deacon, bass), or "Money" by Pink Floyd
(Roger Waters, bass) and my all-time favorite: Sir Paul McCartney's
Women bass players are an inspiration starting to Carol Kaye, Meshell
Ndegeocello and among our panelists, Jennay Mason of THE Mrs will
discuss playing bass on her debut album with the group, THE Mrs,
Rhonda Smith (Beck, Prince) will talk technique and Dame Gail Ann
Dorsey (David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz) will take us to the stage playing
Sayadian-Dodge founded studioexpresso.com
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
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.