Interview with Jim Anderson, February 9, 1999

Project: Chasing Sound Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This interview with audio engineer Jim Anderson begins with a discussion of Anderson's background in audio engineering. It then moves on to discuss his time with National Public Radio (NPR). Anderson then talks about copying European recording techniques and fellow audio engineer Edward Greene. He talks about the studios in which he worked and the effects of recording on the performance of musicians. Anderson then talks about other studios in New York (N.Y.) and his session work as a freelance audio engineer. The two discuss reclusive audio engineer Rudy Van Gelder and the future of audio engineering. The interview then moves on to a discussion on recording rap music and the formation of record label Blue Note Records. Anderson moves on to talk about innovations in sound delivery methods, such as compact discs. The two talk about the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and the culture of recording studios. The interview ends with a discussion of women in audio engineering.

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2016oh214_chase044

Interviewee Name

Jim Anderson

Interviewer Name

Susan Schmidt Horning

Interview Date

1999-02-09

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Anderson, Jim Interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. 09 Feb. 1999. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Anderson, J. (1999, February 09). Interview by S. S. Horning. Chasing Sound Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Anderson, Jim, interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. February 09, 1999, Chasing Sound Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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