Aspen Leaf Recording Studio
Grand Junction, Colorado
Its Grammy time of year and Aspenleaf wishes to congratulate those we submitted to the Grammy foundation for entry and consideration.
Bonnie Wixom: Best Gospel Single
“The Lord Of All”
Maxx: Best New Age Album
Heart Of The Rockies: Best Country Instrumental
“Hi Dad In The Mornin’”
Steve Back:Best Male Country Vocal
“Folsom Prison Blues”
Aspenleaf congratulates all of you for your outstanding work
and we wish you the honors you deserve!
Our 6’ 3” Baldwin Grand piano arrives. This beautiful vintage 1954 model L was built during Baldwin’s heyday with superb playability and rich tone. We have recorded numerous project with this fine instrument and we’re sure you will love the sound!
For your convenience, we have installed an iMac in the break room for your use to surf the net and check e-mail.
Manley & Crane Song are added to the equipment lineup! We’ve invested again in more high-end analog gear to help make tracks shine. You may not know how we are getting this “fat” sound, but you’re going to love the results from these latest additions!
From California, Michael Neal, owner of MacAudioLab flew into Aspen Leaf for a few days of intensive, in-depth instruction and review of our software and hardware. Michael & MacAudioLab are the source for MOTU’s comprehensive DVD & personalized training. (Check his site on the Links page).
Maxx’s CD, Timeless Emotions receives accolades for composition, recording and style from a recognized national music promotion source.
The High Road CD receives regional airplay.
Sweetwater Sound in Ft. Wayne IN showcases, Aspen Leaf Recording in their national publication, “Sweet Notes”. Download Article
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Aspen Leaf welcomes Mike Rowe from The Discovery Channel’s, “Dirty Jobs” and “Deadliest Catch”. Mike recorded spots for a national ad campaign as well as an episode of “Deadliest Catch”, which aired this month. It was a pleasure working with Mike, Lisa, Colleen and Alex from the various production companies in NY and L.A.
My good friend and unbelievably-talented fiddle, mandolin, and banjo guru, John Sommers, from Aspen spent a good part of two months working on a NEW “Heart Of The Rockies” CD. Band members & all-around great guys, Twirp Anderson, Cash Cashman & Randy Utterback are all awesome entertainers and musicians and you can check out their website for performance locations & dates. Songs on the new CD range from the 1961 hit, “Runaway”, the melodic “Ashokan Farewell”, beautiful original songs by Twirp Anderson, to John’s own enduring hit, “Thank God I’m A Country Boy”. Be sure to check out their music on the Americana Samples Page
Happy New Gear! 2007 couldn’t have been better and we’re excited to ring in 2008 with the acquisition of eight high-end mic preamps from API, a matched pair of Earthworks QTC50 microphones, additional new drum mics and other goodies. We have again requested Black Lion Audio to upgrade our new 12 channel converter, providing state-of-the-art audio. Whether you’re looking for detailed, clean, warm, fat, or punchy sound, you are going to LOVE what these new tools deliver on your next project!
NBC News affiliate KREX came to the studio
to interview members of King‘N Trio on the
recording and release of their new CD.
Check it out on our samples page!
Bonnie Wixom’s CD, “Something For Christmas” sells-out in 5 weeks, receiving regional airplay, a newspaper article in The Daily Sentinel, and FOX 4 TV coverage on the western slope from Sara Brodhead.
As the year ends, we wish to congratulate all of those who have worked on projects throughout the year and wish them every success in the world! Check the Sample’s Page soon for updated audio clips of Devon Dixon, Jake Hillard, Harry Seavey, Rose Griffin, Andy Arrants, Katie Walters and others! You’ll be hearing a lot more from these talented musicians and vocalists over the next few months!
Steve Back Update:
For those of you who may not have heard, we ask that you keep Steve Back and his family in your thoughts and prayers as he has completed radiation treatment for an inoperable brain tumor. Steve has been a close personal friend for nearly 30 years and I ask that you keep him close in prayer for improved health and complete recovery.