The ABLETONES BIG BAND Session Files feature the audio files of two complete songs recorded live in the studio. The large ensemble included an R&B rhythm section and a brass horn section, Each instrument and source has been tracked with TELEFUNKEN microphones (except where noted in the audio file names). The entire session was recorded into Pro Tools HD through a variety of pre amps including Neve 33102s, a PreSonus M80, and a Chandler Germanium.
Microphones featured in this recording include the AR-51 on trombone, trumpet and electric guitar, the AK-47mkII on saxophone, the ELA M 260s on piano and upright bass, the U48 on lead vocal and kick, plus the AR-70 on drum overheads. A Beyer Dynamic M160 was used as a room mic.
The multi-track files from this recording session are now available for download as part of the TELEFUNKEN Multi-Track Session Files. The audio files are presented as 44.1k / 24bit .WAV and can be imported into the digital audio workstation (DAW) of your choice. All the files are clearly labeled in the same format with the source listed first (LEAD VOX, ACOUSTIC, PIANO), followed by the microphone used (C12, AR-51, etc), and then the make and model of pre amplifier (BAE 1073, Manley, Neve, API, etc.).