AUDIO-TECHNICA CHOSEN BY PHIL RAMONE, FRANK FILIPETTI AND EFFANEL MUSIC FOR ELTON JOHNíS HISTORIC PERFORMANCE AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL


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Photo Caption: (Shown L-R) Music producer Phil Ramone and engineer/producer Frank Filipetti take a short break while working on the Elton John Radio City Music Hall live-to-tape special that will premiere on Bravo, Saturday, November 27th. Photo by Chuck Pulin. (This photo is property of Chuck Pulin and may be used by the press only for the purpose of one-time reproduction. Unauthorized use or alteration of this image is strictly prohibited.)

117th AES CONVENTION, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 10-28-2004 Audio-Technica microphones are featured at the Elton John Radio City Music Hall live-to-tape special that is set to premiere on Bravo, Saturday, November 27th. John performs his greatest hits, which span four decades, with the accompaniment of the London Royal Academy of Musicís Symphony Orchestra, and New Yorkís Juilliard School of Music Orchestra.

The audio team responsible for selecting Audio-Technica mics for this historic event read like a Whoís Who in professional audio: legendary producer Phil Ramone was music producer; renowned engineer/producer Frank Filipetti was the overall mix engineer; and New York-based remote recording specialists Effanel Music, with sub-orchestra mix engineers John Harris and Joel Singer, recorded all the audio as well as fed orchestral stems to Filipetti. In addition, long-time Elton John front-of-house engineer Clive Franks handled the live mix for the packed Radio City Music Hall audience.

A wide array of Audio-Technica microphones were used to capture Eltonís Radio City Music Hall performance including: 60 ATM35ís, 21 AE5100ís, and 20 AT4050ís for the orchestra; as well as 13 AE5400ís for background vocals and brass.

Celebrating over 40 years of audio excellence worldwide, Audio-Technica is a leading innovator in transducer technology, renowned for the design and manufacture of microphones, wireless microphones, headphones, mixers, and electronics for the audio industry.

óFor more information on the complete range of Audio-Technica products, contact Karen Emerson, Audio-Technica U.S., Inc., 1221 Commerce Drive, Stow, OH 44224. Tel: (330) 686-2600; Fax: (330) 688-3752; Web: www.audio-technica.com