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Gibson announces ‘Ask Eddie Kramer’ interview series

Ask Eddie Kramer, Presented by Gibson is a four-part interview series with recording legend

Gibson, the iconic American-made leading instrument brand, has announced the new four-part, live interview series Ask Eddie Kramer, Presented by Gibson will premiere this Thursday, May 7th at 6 pm CT on Gibson’s Facebook Live and on GibsonTV.

Every Thursday in May, the Live series will feature legendary producer and engineer Eddie Kramer who is renowned for his collaborations with the Beatles, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, the Kinks, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, John Mellencamp, Carlos Santana and many more. Ask Eddie Kramer will focus on special topics and highlights throughout Kramer’s storied recording career including Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Woodstock and The Rolling Stones.

Part one runs May 7th discussing recording Hendrix. Brian Hardgroove will moderate. Part two runs May 14th discussing Led Zeppelin. Brad Tolinski will moderate. Part three sees the discussion of Woodstock with Tolinski returning as moderator. Finally, part four will see Kramer discuss The Rolling Stones with Bob Merlis moderating.

Legendary producer and engineer Eddie Kramer is renowned for his collaborations with the Beatles, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, the Kinks, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, John Mellencamp, and Carlos Santana among many more. Kramer has produced and engineered projects with Anthrax, Joe Cocker, Peter Frampton, John Mayall, Ten Years After, Mott the Hoople, Traffic, Carly Simon, Dionne Warwick and Small Faces.

Kramer’s film soundtrack credits include Blue Wild Angel: Live at the Isle of Wight, Jimi Plays Monterey, Jimi Plays Berkeley, Live at the Fillmore East – Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Rainbow Bridge, The Song Remains the Same, and Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and more.

Kramer was interviewed extensively in Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin’, a two-hour American Masters documentary for which he won an Emmy Award for “Best Sound” in 2014. He is also a photographer who has exhibited a number of his intimate images of performers, particularly Hendrix, with whom he worked on Are You Experienced, Axis: Bold as Love, Electric Ladyland, Band of Gypsys, and The Cry of Love, as well as the posthumous Valleys of Neptune, People, Hell and Angels, Miami Pop Festival, and other releases produced through Experience Hendrix, the organization formed by Hendrix’s heirs.

Next up, Kramer will be the subject of a new feature music documentary, From the Other Side of the Glass, with Joe Berlinger (Metallica: Some Kind of Monster) and Spencer Proffer (Chasing Trane) producing, as well as, John Dorsey (Year of the Scab) directing and three-time Emmy nominee Eddie Barbini on board as executive producer. No production or release dates have been announced as of press time.

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.