MXL NAMM 2019 Performance/Speaker Lineup

MXL Microphones to Host Special Guest Performances and Speakers for NAMM 2019

MXL will be featuring speaking presentations from noted industry icons Sylvia Massey, Benjamin Wright, and Romeo Johnson, with musical guest performances by Jessica Jolia and The Likes of Us.

MXL Microphones will be hosting a series of guest speakers and musical performances at its booth, #14302, this year at NAMM 2019. The speakers feature a range of music industry legends, who will be sitting in for Q&A sessions about their experience in music production and touching on how MXL Microphones have played a part in their studio recordings.

Performances will feature R&B artist Jessica Jolia and acoustic duo The Likes of Us, singing into MXL’s new POP LSM-9 Dynamic Stage Microphones. Details and schedule as follows, all occurring at the MXL Booth #14302:

Thursday 1/24/19 (first day of show)
11am – 11:30am
Jessica Jolia (Performance)

Jessica Jolia

Jessica Jolia is an American recording artist, songwriter, and musician, that has performed on The Ellen Show and The Late Late Show, and recorded with notable artists including Dr. Dre, Rita Ora, Meghan Trainor, and many others.

Thursday 1/24/19
2pm – 3pm
Benjamin Wright (Speaker)

Benjamin Wright

Benjamin Wright is a legendary producer and composer who has worked with Michael Jackson (producing strings on tracks like “Rock With You” and “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough”), Justin Timberlake, Outkast, Destiny’s Child, and many others.

Friday 1/25/19
2:30pm – 3:15pm
Sylvia Massy (Speaker)

Sylvia Massy

Sylvia Massy is a world-renowned music producer and engineer, who is known for her work with artists Tool, Johnny Cash, Prince, Tom Petty, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and more. In her recent book Recording Unhinged: Creative and Unconventional Music Recording Techniques, Massy mentions the MXL 990 Studio Condenser and how she’s used it to capture different voices and sounds in the studio.

Saturday 1/26/19
11am – 11:30am
The Likes of Us (Performance)

The Likes of Us

The Likes of Us is an acoustic duo comprised of Katrina Stone and Benj Heard. Composing original music with sweet sentiments, the band keeps a steady performance schedule and has released three full-length albums, a live EP, and holds a resume full of international film festival and advertising credits.

Saturday 1/26/18
2pm – 2:45pm
Romeo Johnson (Speaker)

Romeo Johnson

Romeo Johnson is an illustrious singer-songwriter, composer, and vocal coach, who’s sang on tracks with Stevie Wonder, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, and more. He keeps a full schedule as an active vocal coach, working for two seasons on American Idol and serving as the Official Vocal Coach of NBC’s The Voice Seasons 1-4.

Be sure to come by the MXL Microphones booth, #14302, to see these performances and guest speakers in action. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the Q&A sessions.

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