|May 1, 2017|
Please join us at Fingerpaint Studios (13 Walker Way, Albany, NY 12205) for what will be an amazing night with your peers geeking out over audio!
Our featured talk will be shared by Ray Rettig (Fingerpaint) and Al Quaglieri (Sony).
In 2011, producer Al Quaglieri was tasked with gathering and preparing Michael Jackson multitracks for use in the then-upcoming Cirque du Soleil “Immortal” tour. Because of his past work on the Jackson catalogue, he was the only person both Sony and the Jackson Estate trusted to handle this material.
Given his budget and leeway, Al could have chosen any Manhattan studio to do this work. Instead, he chose Cotton Hill Studios here in Albany. Not only was it nearby and a comfortable working environment, Al knew he could count on the expertise and discretion of studio owner/engineer Ray Rettig.
Their presentation will begin with a broad overview of the process of assembling such a gigantic performance, and then focus on the critical technical role they played as intermediaries between the Jackson vaults and Cirque du Soleil.
Due to the security standards imposed by the Jacksons and by Sony Music, there will be no recording or live streaming of this presentation. We kindly request attendees to respect this restriction.
Doors open at 6pm and coffee will be available.
Looking forward to seeing you all again!