Ten lucky winners will each get a free download of the new educational and inspirational documentary film, The Art of Recording a Big Band. Directed by Shevy Shovlin, it was filmed at the famed Capitol Studios in Hollywood, CA and covers two days during a recording session by Al Schmitt featuring Chris Walden's Grammy-nominated 18-piece jazz big band.
The 90-minute film focuses on the legendary Schmitt, the most celebrated music engineer, producer, mixer and winner of 22 Grammy Awards. It is packed with interviews with Schmitt's longtime partner Steve Genewick as well as industry pro's Chris Walden, Dave Pensado, Ryan Hewitt, Kenny Wild, Paula Salvatore and a cameo appearance by engineer and mixer Andrew Scheps. Schmitt's longtime friend and collaborator Quincy Jones provides a poignant opening statement about the importance of "the person who captures the sound."
To win a download for yourself, send your name and email address in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "BIG BAND." The winners will be randomly selected on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 12 noon.