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Wednesday, October 20 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Avoiding the Pigeon-Hole

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As a producer or engineer, understanding the nuances of any genre requires a dedication of focus and a passion for the music. Different styles of music have their own specific needs, so becoming a specialist might be a valuable career move. However, engineers are people too, and people tend to enjoy many genres of music. Also, people can excel in more than one area, so expanding into more areas could be even more valuable than specializing. How can a working producer/engineer avoid the pitfalls of being pigeon-holed and enjoy a diverse career?

Panelists: Stephen Dent, Jeanne Montalvo, Neal Pogue

Moderated by: Paul "Willie Green" Womack

Moderators
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Paul Womack

Owner/Chief Engineer, Willie Green Music
A producer, engineer and sonic artist, Paul "Willie Green" Womack has built a discography boasting names such as Wiz Khalifa, The Alchemist, The Roots, Billy Woods, ELUCID and many more, and established himself as one of the top names in independent Hip-Hop & R&B. Currently residing... Read More →

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Stephen Dent

Stephen Dent is a recording mix engineer who has worked with the most iconic artists, producers, writers throughout the 90’s, 2000’s, and 2010’s. Education, Studio Management, Facility Design, and Corporate AV have also been Stephens passions.Stephens discography includes Diamond... Read More →
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Jeanne Montalvo

Engineer/Producer, The Futuro Media Group
Jeanne Montalvo is a Grammy-nominated audio engineer and radio producer. In 2017, she was nominated for a Grammy as Mastering Engineer for Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings, and her recording of Multiverse by Bobby Sanabria's Latin Jazz Big Band was nominated for Best... Read More →
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Neal Pogue

Veteran music Producer/Mixer/Songwriter Neal H Pogue, born and raised in a New Jersey Borough called Roselle, has more than 30 years of experience in the music industry and has worked with a multitude of artists across just about every genre. Most notably, in 2004 Pogue won an Album... Read More →


Wednesday October 20, 2021 7:30pm - 8:30pm EDT
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