California Audio Show 2011

Cookie Marenco, Blue Coast World and Blue Coast Records
In association with Tim Marutani Consulting
Invite you to attend the California Audio Show.

July 15 - 17, 2011 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Burlingame, CA 94010  (650)342-9200

On the Ground Floor, Plaza One Ballroom

If you're interested in the latest consumer audio listening devices, this is the show for you!

If you're making audio recordings, this is how the fans are hearing your music!

Free Passes - for all three days!

Create An Account at Blue Coast World to receive a free pass to the show.  Registered users may login and download the Free Pass Invitation at  Print and fill out the form and bring it to the show!

Korg MR2 DSD Handheld Recorder and Playback Unit Giveaway.  Enter Here!

Live Performance and Recording Schedule

Each day Blue Coast World will present live E.S.E. (Extended Sound Environment) recording to DSD (direct stream digital). Engineered and produced by Cookie Marenco, sponsored by Blue Coast Records and equipment / crew provided by OTR Studios. We will immediately upload these live recordings for DSD, 96 and 44.1 download the next day.
Limited seating. Reservations are suggested. Contact: support(a)
Doors close for 30 minutes during recording.

Friday 11am -- Gregory James Contemporary Jazz Guitarist in a solo performance
Friday 4pm --  Frank Tusa, legendary jazz bass player transplant from NYC
Saturday 11am --  JEZ -- Jeff Jolly and Desiree Parker, songwriting duo
Saturday 4pm -- Jane Selkye and Chris Kee, vocals, guitar and bass
Sunday 10am --  Chi McClean / Singer Songwriter and guitarist
Sunday 3:30pm --  Gregory James Contemporary Jazz Guitarist in a solo performance

DSD --Then, Now and Tomorrow

(Schedules to be announced)
Panelists include:

Gus Skinas, Super Audio Center, formerly with Sony DSD Development team
Andreas Koch, Playback Designs, formerly with Sony DSD Development team
Dr. Andrew Demery, formerly with Sony DSD Development team
Corin Nelsen, engineer for Fionna Joy Hawkins, Will Ackerman, Grammy winning engineer
Michael Bishop, FiveFour Productions and engineer for numerous Telarc productions, Grammy winning engineer

Saturday July 16  1-3 pm    Part 1

Moderated by Cookie Marenco (Blue Coast Records) and Chris Connaker (founder of

Peninsula Ballroom 
Winner of Korg MR2 will be announced


Sunday  July 17  1-3 pm Part 2 (Just added!)  Dff, Dsf, Iso, What does it all mean for your playback?

Moderated by Cookie Marenco (Blue Coast Records)

Peninsula Ballroom 
Guests to be announced.  Focus on playback of DSD in the home, downloading issues and recording in the studio.

Other Activities

DSD and other High Resolution Music Downloads, SACDs and CDs available for listening, promotion and sale from Blue Coast World Distribution.

Wi-Fi and Laptop computers will be available to audition full length recordings in headphones in Blue Coast World, Plaza One, Lower Level.

Bring your laptops for free download of Korg AudioGate instruction directly into your laptops!


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