On July 12, 2016, pro audio dealer Vintage King released a new documentary on the legendary Grammy-winning engineer Al Schmitt. The Art of Recording a Big Band got its world premiere at Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood California.
Available as a limited edition DVD release, the 70 minute film was directed by Shevy Shovlin during a two day master class at Capitol, with recording engineers Schmitt and Steve Genewick, and features Chris Walden’s Grammy–nominated 18 piece jazz big band.
The film focuses on the studio method of Schmitt, winner of 22 Grammy Awards. During his career, Schmitt has recorded and mixed more than 150 Gold and Platinum albums. His credits include hit records with Henry Mancini, Sam Cooke, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Sammy Davis, Jr., Natalie Cole, Thelonious Monk, Elvis Presley, Madonna, Michael Jackson and many more.
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