Birth of a Record: Don Was and Ed Cherney

Start Time:
2:00 pm
Mr. Bonzai
Saturday, Jan 24


Don Was and Ed Cherney
The Forum (203 A-B)
1 hr.

Grammy and TEC Award-winners Don Was and Ed Cherney have worked together on epic records by Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan, Ringo Star, Elton John and the Rolling Stones. Don is recognized as one of the most influential producers of recent decades and Ed’s recordings are the benchmark of true high-fidelity. Join music journalist and author Mr. Bonzai in this exploration of the inception and creation of great records.

Mr. Bonzai

Award-winning photographer, filmmaker and music journalist Mr. Bonzai has written over 1,000 articles for magazines in the U.S., Europe and Asia. His photos and stories have appeared in Rolling Stone, Billboard, Mix, EQ, Pro Sound News, Keyboard, Daily Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times.  He has authored seven books, including “Faces of Music” (Cengage, 2006) “Music Smarts” (Berklee Press, 2009), “John Lennon’s Tooth” (BookBaby 2012) and “Studio Life” (30th anniversary eBook, BookBaby 2014).