Dubbed the “Knights of Soft Rock” by Rolling Stone, The Section is the house band that defined a generation. Working with legends such as Carol King, James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Linda Rondstadt, Joni Mitchell, Crosby and Nash and many more, The Section quickly made it on the short list of top studio combos. It’s no surprise that when it came time to choose the 2018 TEC Hall of Fame recipients, The Section was also on the short list.
Every year, the TEC Awards attracts international media attention. Here are just a few examples.
Prestigious Les Paul Innovation Award presented to Jackson Browne who jams live with NAMM TEC Hall Of Fame Recipients The Section
The Section to reunite for on-stage performance and will be inducted into NAMM TEC Hall of Fame Saturday, January 27 at The NAMM Show
The NAMM Foundation has announced stand-up comedian and entertainer extraordinaire Demetri Martin as the host of the prestigious 33rd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards (NAMM TEC Awards), Saturday, January 27, 2018 in Anaheim, CA during The NAMM Show, the global crossroads of the music products, pro audio and sound, and event technology industries.  
From his humble beginnings in Brooklyn, to becoming a big-time Hollywood recording engineer and producer, Al Schmitt tells the story of how he followed his heart and made a career in the music business.
Anaheim, CA January 21, 2017 PRESTIGIOUS LES PAUL AWARD PRESENTED TO AEROSMITH’S JOE PERRY WHO JAMS LIVE WITH BANDMATES JOHNNY DEPP & ALICE COOPER AEROSMITH PRODUCER & ENGINEER JACK DOUGLAS INDUCTED INTO NAMM TEC HALL OF FAME Comedian Sinbad returned as host Presenters included Johnny Depp, Lita Ford, The Foo Fighters’ Rami Jaffee & Jessy Green, Om’Mas, Jerry Harrison, Geoff Emerick, Jeff Greenberg (Village Recorder), Eric Boulanger
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer to Perform at Ceremony Also Honoring Band’s Famed Producer, Jack Douglas, Saturday, January 21 Carlsbad, CA October 27, 2016
If you’re lucky enough to visit Elliot Scheiner’s recording studio, chances are you’ll come across a display case filled with eight shiny gold GRAMMY Awards, as well as a couple of Emmys. As one of the world’s most accomplished sound engineers and producers, Elliot has worked with an endless array of musical legends over the past five decades, yet he remains humble about his craft. We posed a few questions to the 2004 TEC Hall of Fame inductee about his illustrious career, and here’s what he
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In the world of recording studios, TEC Hall of Fame winner Rose Mann Cherney is a true legend. While she began her tenure at the famed Los Angeles Record Plant working as the front desk receptionist/booker, it was Rose’s drive, talent, charisma and determination that catapulted her to the top.
David Schwartz has been a major force in the pro audio and recording industry for more than 40 years. Wanting to showcase all of the technological advancements taking place in the 1970s, David cofounded Mix magazine in 1977, and served as editor-in-chief for nearly 18 years, until its acquisition. He served on the NARAS’ Board of Governors for more than two decades and co-founded the Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards (now known as the NAMM TEC Awards); the premiere awards show
The NAMM Show draws media from around the globe to cover this important music products and pro sound industry event. Here are just a few of the media outlets who joined us in Anaheim in 2016.
Eddie Kramer has enjoyed a career that most sound engineers and producers can only dream of. Originally from South Africa, he moved to England in the early 60s, where he worked with such music legends as Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Kinks and Led Zeppelin.