Blue Coast Collection 5.1 Channel Surround

The E.S.E. Sessions
Blue Coast Records - Blue Coast Collection - Cover Image

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Produced by Cookie Marenco and Jean Claude Reynaud

Recorded and Mixed
by Cookie Marenco and
Jean Claude Reynaud
Assisted by Kevin Scott
at The Site and Skywalker Ranch

ESE Logo Extended Sound Environment (E.S.E.)

Mastered by David Glasser
and Dominick Maita
at Airshow Mastering

Cover Painting by Simone Raoux

Released 2007

Blue Coast Records’ first release features exceptional acoustic recordings performed live in the studio without the use of headphones, overdubs or digital effects. Label founder, and five time Grammy-Nominated producer/engineer, Cookie Marenco, assembled a cast of world-class performers, engineers and technicians familiar with her passion for audio excellence and appreciation of skilled musicianship.

The recording sessions led to a patent-pending recording technique called Extended Sound Environment (E.S.E.). Originally conceptualized for the surround environment, E.S.E. makes use of room and direct microphone placement to optimize full tonal response from the instruments and character of the room while allowing the musicians to position themselves to hear and respond to each other without the use of headphones. Attention to eliminating phase, blending the room and direct mics, creating balanced dynamics, monitoring while recording in surround all under Marenco’s production guidance brought stunning results that truly places the listener in an audio hologram of the music.