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New Jersey ZOOM Meeting

Saturday, October 2, 2021, 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM

Additional Info:
Steve Gooding
Zoom Meeting
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Our good friends at the Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society forwarded this invitation from the The Audiophile Society (New York) and the New Jersey Audio Society.  I've attached the invitation below which gives more information about the event.  Since this has the potential to have very high participation please note the instructions at the end asking attendees to use the Zoom "raised hand" function and wait until called on to unmute and speak.  We want to be good representatives of the Atlanta Audio Club.


From:Mike Wechsberg

Sent:Thursday, September 30, 2021

Subject:New Jersey ZOOM Meeting


Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 at 10:30AM Pacific Time


The Audiophile Society will conduct this meeting anywhere you want to be.

Apologies for the short notice, but when one of the legends of high-end audio makes himself available for a meeting on a particular day, we grab it! That legend is Keith O. Johnson, one of the founding partners of Reference Recordings (with Tam Henderson and Keith’s wife, Marcia), one of the principals of Pacific Microsonics (with Michael Pflaumer and Mike Ritter), and the Director of Engineering for Spectral Audio. Keith has received eight GRAMMY nominations, winning for Best Surround Album in 2011. In 2008 he received the prestigious Silver Medal Award from the Audio Engineering Society. He has two Absolute Sound Golden Ear awards and three awards from the Academy Advancing High-Performance Audio. Not enough? He’s an excellent keyboard player and a competitive middle-distance runner. Oh, and he’s a super-nice guy who’s willing to share his precious time with us.

Keith Johnson has recorded over 140 albums for Reference Recordings, and who among us doesn’t have a few dozen or more in our collections? He knows analog recording inside and out, building from scratch or modifying equipment for ultimate performance, from microphones to preamps to tape recorders. Equally at home in the digital world, he was among the early pioneers investigating – and doing something about – the problems of digital recording. The first “high-def” digital audio files most of us bought were Keith’s recordings for Reference. We feel very privileged to be able to speak to “Professor” Johnson this coming Saturday. (And a shout out to Arnie Balgalvis, who put this meeting together.)


Note that Keith Johnson is one of the LA & OC Society’s Founders Award winners!


Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 831 7033 3315

Passcode: 145141

This is a joint meeting of The Audiophile Society and the NJ Audio Society. Guests from the Audio Syndrome, the Connecticut Audio Society, the Philadelphia Area Audio Group, the Boston Audio Society and others are welcome to attend as guests. Zoom guidelines are at this link. The meeting will begin at 10:30AM [PDT], with Keith Johnson’s Q&A starting at 11:00 AM [PDT]. As usual, participants should “raise their hands” using the Zoom “Reactions” to ask questions.

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Mike Wechsberg

President and CEO

Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society

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