Memphis, Tennessee is known as home of the blues, birthplace of rock and roll and Memphis has an incredible musical history. People come from all over the world to visit Graceland, Sun Records, Stax and feel and experience the place where Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, BB King and many others started their careers. What better place to teach the music business? Students this semester for Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee were in a class where they toured historical recording studios and met and learned from a rock stars. They also recorded their own song in the space that has given birth to many hit records.
The class was Audio Engineering: History, Theory and Practice - Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee.
Follow along on their journey as they visit legendary recording studios and create their own music as they learn.
~“We are about to walk through a very important part of Memphis history. With one of the most important guys” John Bass Rhodes instructor and musician tells his students.
~“The cool thing about coming to Memphis to record, there is this tremendous history.” Jody Stephens of Big Star tells the students- “There is a lot of magic that has happened in this room.“ he says. “It’s all about the way you feel and how you express that. Surroundings help.”