with Ken Caillat
Tues, Jul 15, 2014 6:00 PM
Henderson House, 99 Westcliff Road, Weston, MA
Includes: Cocktails, h’orderves, Buffet-style dinner w/ dessert & coffee
There will be raffle prizes and Ken will be available to sign copies of his book “Making Rumours” which will be available for purchase at the event.
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Ken Caillat’s recordings have sold over 50 million copies. His record production and engineering efforts earned him numerous Grammy nominations and include an Album of the Year Grammy and Best Engineered Album Grammy Nomination for Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, the third largest selling album of all time. In addition to engineering and producing other Fleetwod Mac titles; Tusk, Mirage, Live, and The Chain Box Set, his credits also include such stars as Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd and Michael Jackson as well as Christine McVie’s solo album, In the Meantime (2002), her first album in over 10 years.
Ken has also been a director, author and musician. In 2012 he released his memoir on his experiences co-producing and engineering the 1977 Rumours album, called “Making Rumours”.
He is the father of singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat and worked to develop and promote her singing career. He became Executive Producer, co-producer and co-mixer for his daughter’s Platinum selling album, Coco for UMG Music (2007), Breakthrough (2009) #1 record on Billboard Record Charts, and All of You (2011).
In 2012 Ken founded Sleeping Giant Records, so he could help other talented kids like Colbie to make a career in music. In 2014 Sleeping Giant media Group closed a deal with Alcon Entertainment, to provide his music to Alcon’s films and Television, starting with Johnny Depp’s Sci-Fi thriller, “Trancendence” and the touching film “Dolphin Tale 2”.
2014 looks like it will be a banner year. Sleeping Giant has announced plans to open weekend conferences called Artist-Max Professional Artist Development Workshops. Slated for 2015 The opening of Landmark Music Education, a non-profit post graduate Mentor driven Landmark Performing Arts Academy will be the first U.S based Finishing school for recording and the performing arts.
In 1989-1997, Ken was co-founder and president of Highway One Media Entertainments, dedicated to create CD-Roms for the new interactive computer media market with clients that included Microsoft, Apple, Intel, Warner Records, the Estate of Elvis Presley and Angel/EMI Records. Highway One created over 200 hit CD-Roms.
1998-2003, Ken founded and was the president of 5.1 Entertainment Group Digital Production Services, which has worked on 5.1 DVD Audio conversions of albums for Billy Idol, Frank Sinatra, Pat Benatar, Wilson Phillips, the Beach Boys, Herbie Hancock, David Becker Tribune and Alice Cooper, in addition to Fleetwood Mac, remastering in 5.1 DVD audio format. Ken has mixed over 200 songs in 96k/24bit 5.1 six channel music from original multi-track sources including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, The Beach Boys, Pat Benetar, Wilson Philips, Fleetwood Mac, Herbie Hancock and Alice Cooper.
In 2003 Ken sold 5.1 Entertainment and formed Xepa Digital, to begin the first exclusive audio preservation company. They began working with clients such as Warner Records, Universal Music, BMG, and Sony. During his time there, they preserved more than 10,000 tapes. In 2006 Xepa Digital was purchased by Iron Mountain Inc.