Archive 2011

by john Rodden | Dec 17, 2013
December 2011

HARMAN’s JBL Professional Appoints Richard Ruse to Senior Director of Global Sales
JBL Professional has announced the appointment of Richard Ruse to the position of Senior Director of Global Sales,
effective immediately.
Studio Berar Deploys HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Soundcraft Vi6™ Console for Belgrade Jazz Festival
The annual Belgrade Jazz Festival brings together some of the world's best jazz musicians, and this year’s season kicked off in the Great Hall of Belgrade's Sava Center, with a performance by legendary jazz guitarist, Pat Metheny.
Gabriel The Gun and HARMAN’s JBL EON515XT Portable PA Loudspeakers Communicate Life Through Music
For some, music is an escape from reality. For others, it provides a road back to reality. For Gabriel The Gun, it’s been both. Co-founder of the ska-pop band No Doubt with star Gwen Stefani, Gabriel has been through his share of adventures.
Electro Acoustics Installs HARMAN’s JBL VLA Line Arrays At University Of North Texas’ Newly Constructed
APOGEE Stadium

At the epicenter of the University of North Texas’ “Mean Green Village” outside of campus, Fort Worth, Texas-based Electro Acoustics has outfitted the newly constructed APOGEE Stadium with HARMAN’s JBL VLA line arrays.
Electro Acoustics Upgrades Texas Rangers Ballpark In Arlington with HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers
Home to the 2-time defending Major League Baseball American League Champions Texas Rangers, the Rangers Ballpark at Arlington is known for its energetic and dedicated crowds. Fort Worth, Texas-based Electro Acoustics recently upgraded the stadium’s sound system with HARMAN’s JBL PD series loudspeakers.
November 2011

Electro Acoustics Installs Texas Christian University’s Amon G. Carter Stadium’s Sound With HARMAN’s
JBL VLA Line Arrays

Home to the Texas Christian University (TCU) Horned Frogs’ football team, Amon G. Carter Stadium is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar rebuild, which includes a full redesign of the sound system.
Kordis Sound & Lighting Pumps up the Volume With HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers at Bijou Nightclub
Kordis Sound & Lighting recently upgraded the audio system at Bijou, a high-end club in Boston, Massachusetts, with a variety of HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers, immediately transforming it into one of the most state-of-the-art clubs in the city.
Gabisom Delivers World-Class Sound at Rock in Rio 2011 With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
The Rock In Rio festival celebrated its 10th anniversary in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in spectacular fashion: it was the world’s biggest music festival of the year, with almost 700,000 fans attending the week-long event.
Wolf Trap Modernizes Its Loudspeaker System With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Array Speakers
Located in Vienna, Virginia, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is one of the nation’s most important cultural centers. The Filene Center is Wolf Trap’s main venue, a uniquely beautiful, architecturally distinctive 7,000-seat indoor/outdoor theater that is host to an average of 90 performances a year from major and local artists.
Summit Integrated Systems Installs HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers at Flatirons Community Church in Colorado
A new mega-church in Lafayette, Colorado has revitalized the downtown area and the Christian community. Located in a remodeled former Walmart and large grocery store, Flatirons Community Church is a 4,100-person capacity house of worship, occupying 160,000 square feet of space.
Sound Image and HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers Revitalize Sound at Historic San Diego Civic Theatre
Sound Image, one of the world’s largest and most experienced sound design engineering companies, recently completed a sound system renovation at the San Diego Civic Theatre, which in its 45-year history, has hosted some of the world’s greatest talents, shows and musicals.
Clair Brothers Audio Systems and HARMAN’s JBL VLA Line Arrays Raise the Roof at BC Place
Even by stadium standards, Vancouver, Canada’s BC Place stands out. The newly renovated stadium boasts the world’s largest cable-supported retractable roof and dominates the city’s False Creek waterfront like a gigantic glittering jewel set at
river’s edge.
HARMAN Components Provide Appetizing Sound for Mastro’s Ocean Club Restaurant In Las Vegas
Mastro‘s Restaurants aspire to create the finest dining experience for their guests, in top-rated steakhouses and seafood restaurants located in Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada.
HARMAN’s JBL EON210P Portable Loudspeaker System Helps Deliver The Music Of Jessica Sokolove
Taking advantage of the innovative design of HARMAN’s JBL EON210P portable PA system, singer/songwriter Jessica Sokolove relies on its portability and audio quality to share her unique musical vision.
Kenny Mixx Making History With HARMAN’s JBL LSR Studio Monitors at Patchwerk Recording Studios
“I don’t just want to make hit records. I want to make history. And there’s a big difference.” These are the words of Kenny “Mixx” Daniels, chief mastering engineer at Patchwerk Recording Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.
University of California, Irvine Uses HARMAN’s JBL LSR4300 Studio Monitors for Master of Fine Arts Sound Design Program
The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California, Irvine has a unique program for aspiring sound designers. The graduate program provides training in all aspects of sound design, including recording, mixing and monitoring using HARMAN’s JBL LSR4300 studio monitors.
Firehouse Productions Delivers Dynamic Sound With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays For iHeartRadio Event
Firehouse Productions recently provided sound for some of the biggest names in music at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, sponsored by Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio social media networking outlet.
October 2011

HARMAN’s JBL Professional Appoints Andrew Kappus As Cinema Market Specialist
HARMAN’s JBL Professional has appointed Andrew Kappus to the newly created position of Cinema Market Specialist. In this position, Kappus will be responsible for supporting JBL sales and marketing activities to the professional cinema market.
At AES 2011 HARMAN’S JBL Showcases LSR Series Studio Monitors For High-Resolution Reference Monitoring In Any Production Room
At AES 2011, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is showcasing its full line of LSR Series studio monitors, along with the MSC1 Monitor System Controller, designed to provide greater accuracy, even in acousticallychallenged mobile broadcast and project studio control rooms.
Shakira and Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych Inaugurate Kiev’s New Olympic National Sports Complex With HARMAN Professional Audio System
On October 8, more than 60,000 participants celebrated the grand opening of Kiev’s Olympic National Sports Complex with a performance by Colombian pop star Shakira and an inauguration speech by Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych.
Kelley Technologies Transforms High-End Hotel Pool Into Outdoor Day Club With HARMAN’s JBL Professional Loudspeakers
The Palazzo Hotel, located on Las Vegas Boulevard, wanted to create a dance club environment by transforming its luxurious Azure swimming pool into an outdoor “day club.” To help accomplish this feat, Kelley Technologies of Las Vegas installed a high-end audio system featuring HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers.
HARMAN’s JBL EON515XT Portable Loudspeakers Line the Winner’s Circle at Racing Events Around the Country
Tim Bomba, an announcer for marathon and triathlon events, has been using HARMAN’s JBL EON515XT portable loudspeakers to announce races across the United States, including The Keybank Vermont City Marathon in Burlington Vermont, and the Beach 2 Battleship Iron Triathlon in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.
Northeast Media Services Provides HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays To Honor Massachusetts General Hospital’s
200th Anniversary

Massachusetts General Hospital celebrated its 200th anniversary with a huge gathering of members of the hospital and medical community on Friday, September 16th at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
HARMAN Audio System Highlights Major Sound Upgrade at Historic Lerner Theatre
In a major overhaul of the 87-year-old Lerner Theatre in Elkhart, Indiana, audio integrator Vista AV recently completed a sound upgrade featuring components from HARMAN’s AKG, Crown, JBL and Soundcraft.
Sound Lab Brings Modern Sound to Historic Hippodrome Theatre With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
One of the most notable venues in the United States, the historic Hippodrome Theatre in Richmond, Virginia has been renovated with a new sound system, while keeping the historical structure intact.
Sound Image and HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers Rock the Boston House of Blues
Boston’s House of Blues is committed to great sound for great music, and its HARMAN JBL loudspeaker system is designed to let concertgoers hear their favorite bands and artists at their best.
Staten Island’s ZTwo Restaurant Uses HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers for Dining, Dancing, DJs and Mores
To accommodate this social and sonic variety, ZTwo installed a sound system with more than 13 zones, featuring HARMAN’s JBL AE and Control® Contractor Series loudspeakers, powered by Crown amplifiers and tied together by a BSS Audio Soundweb London BLU-100 signal processor/digital audio bus.
September 2011

HARMAN’s JBL EON515XT Portable Loudspeakers Help Spread The Message Of New America Singers
The New America Singers have been spreading their message throughout the world with the help of HARMAN’s JBL EON515XT speakers. Founded in the late 1960s, the performing group has brought people together, sharing ideas, experiences and thoughts and building future leaders out of their members.
Dew Tour Portland Invitational Rides With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Soundcraft Si Compact 16 Consoles
The recent 4-day 2011 Dew Tour Portland Invitational in Oregon featured a variety of BMX and skateboarding competitions, along with a live performance by hip-hop group The Cool Kids, with Maryland Sound International (MSI) providing HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays and Soundcraft Si Compact 16 mixing consoles for the competition and concert areas.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Launches Pilot Program for VERTEC® V5 DSP Presets
HARMAN’s JBL Professional has launched the Pilot Program for its new VERTEC® V5 DSP presets—software plug-in upgrades for VERTEC VT4889, VT4888, VT4880 and VT4880A models that dramatically enhance VERTEC system performance.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Defines New Standard of Excellence in Club Sound With Marquis Dance Club
Series Loudspeakers

At PLASA 2011, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing its Marquis Dance Club Series loudspeakers: eight models designed to bring a new level of sonic excellence to dance club environments.
August 2011

HARMAN Audio System Highlights New PGE Arena Gdansk For Upcoming UEFA Euro 2012 Championship
Polish audio integrator ESS Audio recently completed a major HARMAN installation at the new 44,000-seat PGE Arena in Gdánsk, Poland as the country prepares to co-host the UEFA Euro 2012 Championship.
WJHW Design Outfits Ohio State University’s Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
Designed to fit the physically and acoustically demanding environment of Ohio State University’s Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom, a HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system has been specified to serve events ranging from concerts, presentations, commencements, as well as outside events, including corporate meetings and weddings.
HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Subcompact Line Arrays Deliver Stellar Performance at Australia’s Heath Ledger Theatre
In the first fixed installation of HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® subcompact line arrays in Western Australia, Perth-based Vizcom Technologies recently integrated a VERTEC subcompact line array system at the 575-seat Heath Ledger Theatre in Perth.
HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays to the Fore at Serbia’s Exit Festival
HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays were out in force at this year’s 4-day Exit 2011 Festival in Serbia, which saw bands such as Arcade Fire, Jamiroquai, Pulp, Portishead and Grinderman among the headliners.
HARMAN’s Crown Amplifiers, JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Soundcraft Vi1™ Digital Console Play Major Role In Celebration Music Theatre Renovation
Located in Surfside Beach, part of South Carolina's Myrtle Beach resort area, the 950-seat Celebration Music Theatre opened earlier this year as a home to world-class live entertainment.
Surf, Suds and Sound: HARMAN’s JBL PRX615M Portable Loudspeakers Liven Up the Boardwalk Beer Garden at Caesars Atlantic City
Caesars Atlantic City is one of the New Jersey shore’s most popular hotels, offering entertainment, gaming, dining, luxury accommodations and much more in a spectacular oceanfront location.
HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Crown Amplifiers Bring Power to the People at L.A. Rising Music Festival
The L.A Rising festival was one of the major events to date for the North American summer concert season, hosting more than 60,000 people and featuring a rare appearance by Rage Against the Machine in the band’s only concert of the year to date.
HARMAN’s JBL CBT Series Loudspeakers Solve Sonic Challenges at Michael Fowler Centre Auditorium
The 2,210-seat Michael Fowler Centre Auditorium in New Zealand is a jewel of a concert hall, with a distinctive 3-level glass façade and interior detailing of native timbers and Italian marble. The 2-level, oval-shaped auditorium’s acoustics are ideal for classical music concerts, and the venue is also used for events, meetings, tradeshows and other functions.
July 2011

Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds Deploys One-Of-A-Kind Portable Audio System With HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers
Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds has recently undergone major renovations to its facilities, including the revamping of a gymnasium to double as a music venue with the installation of a unique, custom JBL VERTEC® line array system that can be quickly set up and removed as needed.
Rafa Sardina Enjoys Recording Success With HARMAN JBL LSR Studio Monitors
Recording industry veteran Rafa Sardina recorded and mixed tracks for Lady Gaga’s recent album, Born This Way, using HARMAN JBL LSR28P studio monitors.
HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays Stand Out at Orange Warsaw Festival
HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays were out in force at the recent 2-day Orange Warsaw Festival June 17-18, where nearly 50,000 people packed the city’s Stadion Legii to see seven leading international and regional artists including Jamiroquai, Plan B, Skunk Anansie, Moby and My Chemical Romance.
From the Studio to the Stage, Keith Shocklee Relies on HARMAN’s JBL PRX Portable PA Loudspeakers and LSR4300
Studio Monitors

As a producer and one of the founding members of the seminal rap group Public Enemy, Keith Shocklee has been defining and defying musical genres for over 30 years. A longtime fan of HARMAN JBL loudspeakers, Shocklee and the Power5 DJ’s have recently been using JBL PRX600 Series powered portable loudspeakers for live DJ gigs while using LSR4300 Series studio monitors for writing and producing new music.
Top British Producer Bob Kraushaar Chooses JBL LSR4300 Series Studio Monitors
Top British producer and mixing engineer Bob Kraushaar has worked with some of the finest artists over the years, including Pet Shop Boys, Elton John, Tom Jones, Gang Of Four, Gary Barlow and Paul McCartney, having begun his career alongside the legendary Trevor Horn at the highly influential SARM Studios.
Fox Performing Arts Center Upgrades Audio System With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
Founded in 1929 as Fox’s Riverside Theater, the Fox Performing Arts Center is one of southern California’s most historic cultural landmarks and host to a wide variety of musical artists, performers and theater presentations.
June 2011

New Filmpalast Kaufering Multiplex in Germany Outfitted With HARMAN’s JBL ScreenArray® Loudspeakers and
Crown Amplifiers

Kinoton of Germering, Germany recently installed HARMAN’s JBL ScreenArray® loudspeakers and Crown amplifiers at the Filmpalast Kaufering multiplex cinema. The Filmpalast Kaufering opened in March 2011 and is the first multiplex in the metropolitan area of Landsberg am Lech in Germany.
Zeus Digital Theaters Equips New Virginia Multiplex With HARMAN’s JBL Professional ScreenArray® Loudspeaker Systems
Zeus Digital Theaters recently completed a new, all-digital 8-theater multiplex in Waynesboro, Virginia. The 1,106-seat facility offers 7.1 multichannel sound in every theater, along with DCI-compliant fully digital projection and up-to-the-minute amenities.
HARMAN Introduces New Low Cost JBL ScreenArray® 3730 3-Way Loudspeaker at CineEurope 2011
Adding to its world-class line of ScreenArray® cinema loudspeaker systems, HARMAN’s JBL Professional brand is introducing the new 3730 3-way ScreenArray loudspeaker at CineEurope 2011.
Ravi Jakhotia Relies On HARMAN’s JBL LSR4300 Series Studio Monitors
From international performances, to composing and recording tracks for network tv shows and his own records, renowned DJ, drummer & producer Ravi Jakhotia, aka DJ RAVIDRUMS, is busy on top broadcast and music projects. Jakhotia relies on HARMAN’s JBL LSR4300 studio monitors to ensure his projects hit their mark when heard on a wide range of playback systems.
HARMAN’s Studer Consoles and JBL Professional Loudspeakers Have Starring Role at 65th Annual Tony Awards
On Broadway’s biggest night, New York City’s Beacon Theatre lit up with celebrities and eager fans while hosting the top theatrical performers and acts of the year at the 65th Annual Tony Awards.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Defines New Standard of Excellence in Club Sound With Marquis Dance Club
Series Loudspeakers

InfoComm 2011 marks one of the most significant product introductions to date for HARMAN’s JBL Professional with the debut of its Marquis Dance Club Series loudspeakers: eight models designed to bring a new level of sonic excellence to dance club environments.
Panavid Upgrades Audio System at Calvary Baptist Church In New York City With HARMAN JBL Loudspeaker System
Calvary Baptist Church was founded in New York City in 1847 as an independent Baptist church, and has been in its current location on Manhattan’s West 57th Street since 1931. The church most recently completed a major upgrade to its audio system with the installation of HARMAN’s JBL VRX Series Constant Curvature, AE Series Compact and CBT loudspeakers.
HARMAN’S JBL Loudspeakers Highlight First Sound Reinforcement System at Trinity College Chapel in Cambridge
RG Jones Sound Engineering has equipped the historic chapel at Cambridge’s Trinity College with its first sound reinforcement system, using 127 HARMAN’s JBL Control 52 ultra-compact satellite loudspeakers, accessed via a sophisticated BSS Soundweb DSP design to optimize the sound broadcast from seven fixed microphone positions at the lecterns.
HARMAN’s JBL VLA Line Arrays Deliver Powerful Performance in South Korea’s Daegu Stadium
Daegu Stadium has hosted major sporting events including the World Cup, and will be the site of the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics. To prepare, the city of Daegu decided to upgrade the stadium’s audio facilities, which now includes a large-scale JBL Variable Line Array (VLA) Series loudspeaker installation with 18 line arrays in distributed clusters.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Upgrades Its Popular CBT Series Models with New Brackets
At InfoComm 2011, HARMAN’s JBL Professional announced the upgrade of its popular CBT Series (Constant Beamwidth Technology™) column loudspeakers, with the inclusion of new brackets that not only allow adjustment of up/down tilt, but also allow adjustment of the side-to-side aiming.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Releases VERTEC® Line Array Calculator II V 1.1 Software
Offering a wealth of new features for VERTEC® system users, HARMAN’s JBL Professional announces the release of the latest upgrade to its VERTEC Line Array Calculator II Software, V 1.1
Meeting Services, Inc. Supports California State University San Marcos’ 2011 Spring Commencement With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
Highlighting a return to the California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) campus for the school’s spring commencement, San Diego-based Meeting Services, Inc. deployed a HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system for the class of 2011 celebration.
Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Resort Boasts World-Class Audio With HARMAN JBL Control® Contractor
Series Loudspeakers

The newly completed Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore is monumental in size and scope – it is the world’s most expensive standalone casino property and includes a 2,561-room hotel, a convention and exhibition center, a museum, shops, restaurants and a casino with 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines.
HARMAN JBL PRX600 Series Loudspeakers Give More Musical Independence to the Makepeace Brothers
The Makepeace Brothers have been steadily building a grass roots following for their distinctive blend of roots-based power pop, drawing in listeners with their lively, inviting blend of acoustic instruments, feel-good vibes and sing-along-friendly hooks.
HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays Take the Stage at 28th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards
ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), in association with the I Create Music Expo, recently held its 28th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel and Spa in Los Angeles.
May 2011

Clair Brothers And HARMAN JBL Loudspeakers Bring Goodhart Hall At Bryn Mawr College Into Class Of Its Own
Illustrating the power and configurability of HARMAN JBL Professional loudspeakers, the newly renovated and expanded Goodhart Hall at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania now has a multifaceted new sound system that complements the Hall’s multi-use theater space, courtesy of Clair Brothers Audio Systems, Inc.
Detroit’s EMCEE Audio Production Relies On HARMAN JBL Loudspeakers
Founded on a mission to provide local acts and events with professional-grade equipment and knowledgeable engineers who truly care about providing excellent service, Detroit, Michigan-based EMCEE Audio Production has relied on HARMAN’s JBL Professional loudspeakers for more than five years.
Soundcheck Supplies HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays For 70,000 at Justin Bieber Concert in the Philippines
Veteran concert sound supplier Soundcheck of Manila provided a massive HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system for Justin Bieber’s recent concert at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, the country’s premier venue for large-scale events.
HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Subcompact Line Arrays, SRX and VRX Speakers Spice Up the Sound for 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is one of the largest live music events in the world, and the recent 2011 Jazz Fest featured seven days of music on no less than a dozen stages. The Festival celebrated the indigenous music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana, encompassing jazz, blues, R&B, gospel, folk, rock, country, bluegrass and numerous other styles.
Daktronics Refurbishes University of Missouri Football Stadium Sound with Complete HARMAN JBL VLA
Loudspeaker System

Specializing in supplying and installing superior sound equipment throughout large athletic venues, worldwide A/V integrator Daktronics upgraded the sound system in the 68,349-seat Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field, home of the University of Missouri Tigers football team.
The Shalleck Collaborative and BBI Engineering Renovate San Jose Civic Auditorium With HARMAN JBL
Loudspeaker Solution

To replace an outdated system, San Francisco, California-based The Shalleck Collaborative, Inc. recently designed a HARMAN audio reinforcement system for the San Jose Civic Auditorium in northern California.
New Ground Entertainment Gears Up With HARMAN’s JBL LSR2300 Series Studio Monitors And MSC1 Monitor
System Controller

Record label New Ground Entertainment purchased eight JBL LSR2325P 5-inch powered studio monitors, four JBL LSR2310SP powered studio subwoofers and MSC1 Monitor System Controllers for its headquarters in Atlanta.
JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Control® Contractor Loudspeakers Deliver Musical Excitement for American Idol’s
2011 Season

For American Idol’s 2011 season, wrapping up this week, the main house PA and dialogue system has included a total of 300 JBL Professional loudspeakers, including VERTEC® line arrays and Control® Contractor loudspeakers, ensuring the contestants and judges are clearly heard no matter how loudly the audience cheers the performers.
HARMAN’s AKG Microphones And JBL Studio Monitors Drive The Lonely Island’s Star-Studded Album “Turtleneck & Chain”
With hundreds of millions of combined YouTube views of their signature celebrity-cameo, satire-laced singles, The Lonely Island’s latest album, Turtleneck & Chain comes to life with the help of HARMAN’s AKG mics and JBL studio monitors.
Montreal’s Percival Molson Memorial Stadium Upgrades Its Audio System With HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium is a 25,000-seat outdoor football stadium in Montreal, Canada. The stadium opened in 1919, and has seen a number of upgrades over the years, most recently with a new audio system featuring HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line arrays and AE Series loudspeakers.
IMS Audio/Visual Supports President Barack Obama Town Hall Meeting With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC®, VRX
and SRX Loudspeakers

President Barack Obama held a recent town hall meeting at Gamesa Technology Corporation in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania. A high-profile contract for IMS Audio/Visual, the rental company provided a variety of HARMAN JBL Professional loudspeakers for live sound reinforcement including VERTEC® DP Series line arrays supported by VRX and SRX Series systems.
April 2011

Northeast Media Supports MIT’s 150th Anniversary Celebration With HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
To commemorate signing the official university charter 150 years ago, while honoring the scholarly accomplishments of its faculty and students, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) called upon Northeast Media of Woburn, Massachusetts to deploy a HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system to support its Next Century Convocation.
Story Sound Takes HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Subcompact Line Arrays on Tour With Royal Netherlands Air Force Orchestra
Netherlands-based Story Sound has embarked on a theater tour with the Royal Netherlands Air Force Orchestra, using a HARMAN JBL VERTEC® subcompact line array system.
SOUND.COM Fields Massive HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Array System For National Games in India
After successfully executing the audio for the Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi, large event speciality firm SOUND.COM was contracted to provide the live audio systems for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the 34th Indian National Games at the Ranchi Stadium in Jharkhand.
March 2011

Mac Audio Expands Inventory of HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Array Systems with New Fullsize Powered
System Purchase

Mac Audio, one of Brazil’s leading concert audio system service providers, recently purchased a large HARMAN JBL
VT4889ADP-DA powered VERTEC® line array system equipped with JBL DrivePack™ technology and JBL’s latest DPDA (DrivePack Digital Audio) input modules.
Pro Sound And Video Installs HARMAN JBL DrivePack®-Powered VERTEC® Line Arrays In Valley Performing Arts Center at California State University, Northridge
Boasting a new HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system to complement its acoustically-engineered wooden interior and impressive metal and glass exterior, Cal State University’s newly constructed Valley Performing Arts Center recently commissioned an equipment package for its Great Hall that was sold and installed by L.A.-based Pro Sound and Video.
Ricky’s Audio Corporation Deploys HARMAN JBL VERTEC® And VRX Line Array Systems For Puerto Rico’s Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure
Ensuring that Puerto Rico’s annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure was once again a success, leading audio supply company Ricky’s Audio Corporation recently deployed HARMAN JBL VERTEC® and VRX line array systems.
JBL EON515XT Test Drive Sweepstakes Gives Participants a Chance to Win A Complete Harman Sound System Worth
Over $13,000

JBL Professional today announced that it is launching its EON515XT Test Drive Sweepstakes at participating JBL retailers. The promotion begins March 15, 2011 and runs through June 30, 2011, with a grand prize of a complete sound system including more than $13,000 worth of JBL, AKG and Soundcraft gear.
Kenny Mixx Creates “Pure Music – No Hype!” With JBL LSR6300 Studio Monitors at Patchwerk Recording Studios
Patchwerk Recording Studios is one of the premier recording and mastering facilities in the southeast. The Atlanta studio has recorded more than 60 gold and platinum albums. Patchwerk Recording Studios’ chief mastering engineer Kenny Daniels, aka Kenny Mixx does all his work using JBL LSR6328P studio monitors and an LSR6312P powered studio subwoofer.
Teer Engineering And JBL CBT Series Loudspeakers Provide Unobtrusive Yet Expansive Sound At St. James Cathedral
When the time came for St. James Cathedral to upgrade its sound reinforcement system, John Teer of Teer Engineering had a specific design objective: the loudspeakers had to blend into the church’s interior, but without any compromises in performance. To meet the audio and aesthetic needs of the Orlando, FL house of worship, Teer selected JBL CBT Series column speakers.
Songwriter/Musician/Producer CJ Vanston And Jeff “Skunk” Baxter Rely On JBL LSR6300 Series Studio Monitors In Successful Collaboration
CJ Vanston does a lot of his work in his studio, The Treehouse, in Hollywood, which is outfitted with an eye-popping array of state-of-the-art and vintage gear—including Vanston’s preferred JBL LSR6300 Series studio monitors. Currently, Vanston is working with guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter of Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers fame on the debut album from the Baxter Vanston Band.
February 2011

T.G. Baker (Sound) Ltd. Installs More Than 100 JBL PD Series Loudspeakers In Ireland’s Aviva Stadium
Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland is a state-of-the-art, 51,000-capacity facility for sports, concerts and special events. Audio for Aviva Stadium is provided by a massive JBL sound system that includes 105 Precision Directivity (PD) Series loudspeakers, augmented by Application Engineered (AE) Series AM6200/64 speakers.
JBL LSR6300 Series Studio Monitors and VERTEC® Line Arrays Shine at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards
On a night full of surprises, JBL Professional loudspeakers were once again called upon at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards to ensure predictable, high-quality live sound and audio for television broadcast.
ATK Audiotek Provides Superior Sound For Super Bowl XLV With JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
ATK Audiotek recently provided audio services for Super Bowl XLV, marking the 14th straight year the company has been involved in the country’s biggest sporting event. Once again, ATK Audiotek deployed its custom-designed cart system with JBL VERTEC® line arrays for the Halftime Show and Post-Game Show of the Super Bowl.
Loudness Sonorizacao Provides JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays For Rush Concert In Brazil
Loudness Sonorizacao of Sao Paulo, Brazil, one of Brazil’s leading concert audio suppliers, recently provided a large, multi-array JBL VERTEC® line array system for legendary rock band Rush at an outdoor show in Rio de Janeiro.
SIA Acoustics and Boston Light and Sound Upgrade Robsham Theater With JBL VERTEC® Subcompact Line Array Elements
The Robsham Theater Arts Center (RTAC) is a focal point of Boston College in Massachusetts, USA. As the Robsham Theater’s presentations grew in scope over the years to encompass musicals, dance programs, drama and theater productions, it became clear that a redesign of the original audio system was needed.
January 2011

JBL Accepts TEC Hall of Fame Award on Behalf of Lansing Iconic, The World’s First Studio Monitor
Widely regarded as the world’s first studio monitor, the Lansing Iconic was inducted into the TEC Hall of Fame in ceremonies held at the 2011 NAMM show in Anaheim, January 15th. The Iconic was developed specifically to meet the needs of film and audio production control rooms, and was introduced in 1937 by James B. Lansing, the founder of JBL.
The Conga Room at LA Live Turns Up the Beat With JBL Loudspeaker System
The Conga Room is Los Angeles’ number one Latin music venue, hosting top performers from around the world. Located in the LA Live downtown entertainment district, The Conga Room recently upgraded its audio system with the installation of a complete JBL loudspeaker system comprised of VP (Venue Performance), VERTEC® and VRX Series loudspeakers.
DeeTown Scores Big With JBL LSR4300 Series Studio Monitors
Demonstrating the capabilities of JBL LSR4300 Series studio monitors to deliver pristine audio in any acoustical environment, Alana Da Fonseca installed a pair of LSR4328 8-inch monitors in her new production room at New York City-based
DeeTown Entertainment.
Eddie Kramer Uses JBL LSR6300 Series Studio Monitors In ProducingWest Coast Seattle Boy – The Jimi Hendrix Anthology
Legendary producer/engineer Eddie Kramer remastered the recordings for the new CD and DVD Hendrix box set,West Coast Seattle Boy – The Jimi Hendrix Anthology. Kramer used JBL LSR6300 Series studio monitors for the remastering of the box set, which took more than a year and a half to produce.
Sound Image Supports High-Energy Services At Mountain View Community Church With JBL VRX Constant Curvature
Line Arrays

As part of an extensive renovation to the largest church in Ramona, California, Sound Image installed a JBL VRX Constant Curvature line array system in the Mountain View Community Church’s (MVCC) main chapel to support its highly attended Sunday services.
JBL Professional To Present Line Array Workshop At Tour Link Conference
JBL Professional has announced support of and participation in the upcoming 2011 Tour Link Conference, being held at the Marriott in McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, AZ January 27-30.
JBL Professional Introduces Its Best EON Loudspeaker Ever At NAMM 2011: The New EON515XT
JBL Professional today introduced its EON515XT active loudspeaker. As the flagship of the iconic JBL powered portable speaker collection, the EON515XT was engineered for durability, high performance and ease of use.
JBL Professional Introduces Its EON210P Complete Portable PA System at NAMM 2011
JBL Professional today announced the introduction of its EON210P Portable PA system, a complete powered system that is compact, lightweight and simple to use.
JBL Professional Debuts VERTEC® Subcompact Suspension Accessories At Winter NAMM
At Winter NAMM, JBL Professional is introducing the latest suspension hardware accessories for its VERTEC® subcompact line arrays. The VERTEC hardware enables quick assembly of variable curvature vertical or modular constant-curvature horizontal line arrays.
Big Sky High Studios Takes Recording To New Heights With JBL LSR6300 Studio Monitors
After a dozen years of producing and engineering in Nashville, Dave Goodwin decided to pursue a dream and create a facility that felt more like a retreat than the impersonal atmosphere of many studios. Big Sky High studios in Montana is the realization of his vision. Recently, Goodwin selected JBL LSR6300 studio monitors at Big Sky High for his control room.