About 4 years ago I took a job at Morris Light and Sound in Nashville, TN as the Systems Engineer for the Kenny Chesney tour. Between the tour, other artists and responsibilities I held at Morris, I just simply ran out of time to work on this site. So you will find the current content, resume, and what I was up to is pretty old, but the concepts you may learn in the articles are timeless.
Fast forward to today. Morris Light and Sound has launched a new division that I am heading up. My new title is Director of Training and Development. I have two main directives. 1. Train my team at Morris. 2. Offer outside training and support. So what does that mean to you. I’m developing a round of trainings on various Audio, Lighting, and Video subjects and will be offering them to the general public at our Nashville facility as well as taking a few on them on the road to various cities. Stay tuned for more announcements.
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Over the last 20 years I have traveled as a sound engineer with worship artists such as Chris Tomlin, Lincoln Brewster, Shane & Shane and Paul Baloche. More recently I have been out with country artists like Luke Bryan and Kenny Chesney. In all these situations I have found that what ever level of artist or venue I am working with, most people I meet are wondering how to get to the next level as a sound engineer.
Wether it is something basic like what mic is best for a certain application or all the way to designing, deploying, and aligning multi line-array systems in stadiums, technicians long for a resource where they can find trustworthy, straight forward, tips and tricks for running audio. In response to that need, I present Tech Training 101.
I think the common ground in most questions is there is a lack of emphasis on the basics and many websites I have read tend to get too deep into the theories instead of focusing on the practical. Here at TechTraining101 we hope to provide concise, easy to understand, practical examples of “just what knob to turn” in a given circumstance.
I hope you find some great resources here, and please feel free to contact us with any questions, comments, or suggestions for the site.
If you have more immediate needs or just want a personalized session in your venue, consider booking a training seminar.
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