April 4 – Postponed – Sound on Sound: Exploring the Evolution of Les Paul’s Pioneering Techniques
Exploring the Evolution of Les Paul’s Pioneering Recording Techniques on the Road to Multi-Track Recording
A lecture by Dr Sean McClowry
Saturday, April 4 at 11:00 am
at Mahwah Museum
Dr Sean McClowry, professor of music at the College of St. Rose, will discuss Les Paul’s “sound on sound” methods. While known as a pioneer in multi-track and multi-layering recording, Les Paul’s methods were constantly changing. Each new method presented new advantages and challenges. This talk will include live demonstrations, in an effort to unpack the genius at work as a recording artist and a pioneer in music technology, and also highlight the historic artifacts on display at the museum.
The program is free for Museum members, $5 for non-members. Reservations are recommended; to reserve seats, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 201-512-0099.