New York, NY - Oct 4, 2013 - On Oct. 18, 2013, the 135th Audio Engineering Society Convention to be held at the Javits Center in New York City, will feature a keynote address by Jimmy Jam, a five-time Grammy Award winner and a renowned songwriter, record producer, musician, entrepreneur and half of a successful writing/producing duo. Taking place at 11 a.m., the presentation will be entitled "The Current and Future Direction of the Recording Process from an Artist, Engineer and Producer's Perspective."
Since forming their company Flyte Tyme Productions in 1982, Jam and partner Terry Lewis have collaborated with artists such as Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Gwen Stefani, Michael Jackson, Robert Palmer, Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men, Rod Stewart, Yolanda Adams, Sting, Heather Headley, Usher, Celine Dion, Kanye West, Chaka Khan and Trey Songz. Jam and Lewis have written and/or produced more than 100 albums and singles that have reached gold, platinum, multi-platinum or diamond status, including 26 No. 1 R&B and 16 No. 1 pop hits, giving the pair more Billboard No. 1s than any other duo in chart history.
Jam's AES keynote address will focus on the current and future direction of the recording process from various perspectives.