In The Studio With MJ 2020 - LA (Bottrell/Vibberts/Sundberg)
Friday, June 26, 2020 - Sunday, June 28, 2020
11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Seahorse Sound Studios
1336 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA
In The Studio With MJ 2020 - The LA Events!
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You know Michael Jackson, but do you really know what it was like to work with him?
I first met Michael in 1984, during a project called "Captain EO". Little did I know back then that over the next 18 years I would spend countless hours with him working on projects like "Bad", "Dangerous" and "HIStory".
Neverland Valley Ranch.
He was my boss.
He was my client.
He was like no one I have met.
His name is Michael Jackson, and I'd like to introduce you to him.
I was Michael's Technical Director for many years, working side-by-side with him and the team in the studio. During my seminar I take my guests through a music-filled journey, allowing you to come into the studio and hear how these records came to life.
These mammoth projects (including production, tour-prep and countless remixes) took upwards of 16 months each. You will see and hear what it was like to be in the studio with Michael and the team of engineers and producers who created these songs, through a carefully crafted timeline of music, video and behind-the-scenes info. From "Captain Eo" to "Man In The Mirror" to "Smile".
Did Michael drive himself, or show up in a limo?
Why did the projects take so long?
How many were recorded?
Were there special guests?
What were most days like?
Who wrote the songs?
The multi-media seminar features many new segments, music and video to bring you into the studio like you never thought was possible.
In The Studio With MJ
The Full Seminar + The Virtual Tour Of Neverland (Friday)
The all-day seminar has grown significantly over the years, and I am so excited to present the full 2020 version for you! Go deep into the songs, the songwriting, the recording techniques, the production teams and day-to-day life "In The Studio With MJ".
Neverland - Michael’s amazing home. Michael asked me to help in the early days of designing and building Neverland Valley Ranch. The ranch was filled with rides, music and surprises waiting to be discovered. He wanted me to bring music to virtually anywhere he or a guest might visit, and that’s what I did - for eighteen years.. Michael was very specific about the playlists and sounds for certain areas of the ranch, to create just the right modd. The Tour Of Neverland will give you a sense of the size, attention to detail and creative magic of Michael's home.
The Bill Bottrell Sessions
Black or White.
Give In To Me.
Who Is It?
It's Bill Bottrell. Yes, the Bill Bottrell.
I first met Bill around 1985, and I loved his working style with Michael. He is bringing a lot of session music and stories to share. A lot. And here's the thing - when Bottrell stops by, I am certain a few of his friends might also pop in. Bill is a legend, and these opportunities are rare. Join me for a very special event - spend a day In The Studio With Bill Bottrell.
Not to be missed.
The Brian Vibberts Sessions (Sunday)
Six-time Grammy Winner Brian Vibbert's discography reads like Billboard Magazine: Mariah, Michael, Green Day, Taylor, Bruno, Metallica, Ed, Beyonce'... on and on.
Brian is remarkably talented, funny and a very good friend. He and I will dig into his career with Michael, as well as the countless other sessions he has worked. He is bringing some amazing music and stories to share with you.
Getting Caught Up With Taj (Sunday evening)
Taj Jackson is scheduled to stop by for a conversation on Sunday evening. .
Truly a very unique experience for Michael’s fans, as well as those who love music and want to peek “behind the curtain”.
“Brad’s seminars offer a fascinating, eye (and ear)-opening experience, in which genuine insights about Michael Jackson as an artist, a person and a friend, are revealed. I thoroughly enjoyed the warm, conversational approach and the deep well of materials. There were several goosebump moments. Brad puts you right there, inside the studio in those eras, and shows how the magic was made. I couldn’t recommend it more to both fans of Jackson and anyone who cares about music.”Brad’s seminars offer a fascinating, eye (and ear)-opening experience, in which genuine insights about Michael Jackson as an artist, a person and a friend, are revealed. I thoroughly enjoyed the warm, conversational approach and the deep well of materials. There were several goosebump moments. Brad puts you right there, inside the studio in those eras, and shows how the magic was made. I couldn’t recommend it more to both fans of Jackson and anyone who cares about music.”
AUTHOR OF MAN IN THE MUSIC: THE CREATIVE LIFE AND WORK OF MICHAEL JACKSON
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Note that cell phones, video and audio recorders of any kind will not be permitted into the event, but may be checked at the door.
In the unlikely event that the seminar is cancelled, ticket price will be refunded.
No refunds or exchanges.
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