Dylan Basement Tapes Restoration Peter J. Moore and Jan Haust
Tuesday, 31 March
University RCC 361,Rogers
80 Gould Street, Toronto, ON Corner of Gould and Church, east of Yonge St
"Dutch Treat" dinner 5:00 pm at the Pickle Barrel (corner of Edward
and Yonge, just north of Dundas, in the Atrium)
parking info and map, goto www.ryerson.ca/parking/
Bob Dylan and The Band,
The Basement Tapes Complete, is a six CD Sony Legacy release, 138 takes of
115 songs recorded informally throughout 1967 by The Band’s Garth Hudson,
mostly in the cramped Woodstock-area basement of the abode known as Big Pink,
while Dylan was recovering from a motorcycle accident.The tapes were restored and digitally re-mastered
in Toronto at the E Room by Peter J. Moore and Jan Haust.
meeting will feature the story about how the restoration came to happen, and
what challenges were overcome to bring the tapes alive for the world to hear.
Although he has a sizable reputation for his mastering skills and TV, film and production work, Peter J. Moore considers
himself primarily a record producer. Since the late 80s, Toronto-based
Moore has produced more than fifty albums.
mastering credits on albums by Neko Case, Oscar Peterson and others,
his credits include Neil Young, Garth Hudson, Joni Mitchell, James
Taylor, Diana Krall, Bruce Cockburn, Murray McLauchlan, Finger Eleven,
Sloan, and hundreds of others. He has won three Grammy awards, two
Genie's and 2 Gemini's and been nominated twice for a Juno.
President of Toronto-based Other Peoples Music, is a Kingston born
Canadian music promoter, archivist and television producer. Jan
is one of the producers and the on-camera host for the 3 hour
documentary series Yonge Street: Toronto Rock & Roll Stories—
commissioned to celebrate the Junos’ 40th anniversary.
is the owner of a huge archive of rock memorabilia that is a “goldmine”
of Canadian history, and is working with Peter on a box set recordings
for Levon and the Hawks -- the Band, and co-produced in collaboration
with Garth Hudson and Peter, and wrote the box liner notes for the Bob
Dylan, The Basement Tapes Complete, restored and released on Sony on
November 4, 2014.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
The Toronto AES is presenting a day-long presentation Network Audio Systems – A Primer on the State of the Art on April
The traditional paradigm of transmitting audio and video media content
over point to point dedicated cabling is being supplanted by methods of moving
media content over networks, in particular Ethernet, LANs and IP based WANs.
This day-long event will provide a basis of understanding of data
networking in general while exploring the latest developments in methods,
protocols, standards, and applications of networked audio.
HAVE YOU A HANKERING FOR ULTIMATE POWER?
Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary,
Chief Bottle Washer could be
available too, but you'd have to sweet-talk Dan out of holding that one.