recordings http://wvxu.org en Meet Chelsea VandeDrink, our master recording engineer http://wvxu.org/post/meet-chelsea-vandedrink-our-master-recording-engineer <p>Cincinnati Public Radio’s <a href="http://www.wguc.org/"><strong>Chelsea VandeDrink</strong></a> is the master recording engineer responsible for recording every performance by the <strong>Cincinnati Opera</strong>, <strong>The May Festival</strong>, and the <strong>Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra</strong>, including the <a href="http://cincinnatisymphony.org/lumenocity2014/2014_Lumenocity.htm"><strong>Lumenocity</strong></a> concerts. In this profile, Frank Johnson finds out the challenges Chelsea faces, especially in the outdoor setting of <strong>Washington Park</strong> with 20,000+ people packed in.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 05:00:15 +0000 Frank Johnson 26379 at http://wvxu.org Meet Chelsea VandeDrink, our master recording engineer The Rodeheaver Music Publishing Company, early producer of gospel recordings http://wvxu.org/post/rodeheaver-music-publishing-company-early-producer-gospel-recordings <p>David Lewis has a musical commentary about the nearby <a href="http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/r/o/d/rodeheaver_ha.htm"><strong>Rodeheaver Music Publishing Company</strong></a> which recorded its records, most notably under the <strong>Rainbow Records</strong> label, in Cincinnati and featured gospel music and performers.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 05:00:00 +0000 David Lewis 22130 at http://wvxu.org The Rodeheaver Music Publishing Company, early producer of gospel recordings "The Quiltbox Sessions" http://wvxu.org/post/quiltbox-sessions <p>Local percussionist <a href="http://artscience.nku.edu/departments/music/people/adjunct/dorff.html"><strong>Dan Dorff</strong></a> recently released his newest effort, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Quiltbox-Sessions/dp/B00C1BA52E/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1366638255&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=the+quiltbox+sessions"><strong>The Quiltbox Sessions</strong>,</a> a record of vignettes and re-orchestrated classical piano works that he did with a multi-instrumentalist and composer named <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ronnie.kuller"><strong>Ronnie Kuller</strong></a>. Brian O’Donnell welcomes <strong>Dan Dorff</strong> into the studio to talk about this collaboration and recording at <a href="http://www.monasterystudio.com/"><strong>The Monastery Studio</strong></a> in Walnut Hills.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:32:10 +0000 Brian O'Donnell 11717 at http://wvxu.org "The Quiltbox Sessions" 360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story http://wvxu.org/post/360-sound-columbia-records-story <p>Titans of the music industry, <em><strong>Columbia Records</strong></em>, is celebrating its 125<sup>th</sup> Anniversary with the release of the book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/360-Sound-Columbia-Records-Story/dp/1452107564/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1355157642&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=360+sound+the+columbia+records+story"><strong>360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story</strong></a> by Grammy-nominated author <strong>Sean Wilentz</strong>. He joins Brian O’Donnell to talk about the amazing artists who have recorded for Columbia Records: from <em>Al Jolsen</em> to <em>Billy Joel</em>; from<em> Phillip Glass</em> to<em> Dixie Chicks</em>. He also talks about the late, great <em>Andy Williams</em> and his connection to Cincinnati.</p><p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 05:32:25 +0000 Brian O'Donnell 6960 at http://wvxu.org 360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story