Sound Samples from Commodore

 Recording Studio in Maryland

Recording Studios - Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Hear our Yamaha grand piano!

Chopin

Scarlatti

Schubert

Excerpts played by Dr. Noel Lester

Un-processed recordings made with a stereo ribbon mic

Piano tuned and voiced by Leonard Hanitchak

 

SOUND CLIPS OF COMMODORE PRODUCTIONS

 

JAZZ

Traditional Jazz Live On Stage
James Dapogny and the East Coast Chicagoans, November, 2012

Jazz/Fusion Live Recording
7-piece ensemble tracked live in a small club

Contemporary Jazz Trio In The Studio
Edgar Myers Trio, May 2014

Contemporary Drum Solo
Edgar Myers, drums + percussion; 2 excerpts

Traditional Jazz In The Studio
David Sager’s Pie-In’The-Sky Jazz Band, Dec. 2013

 

NEW AGE

New Age #1
“Heartbeat of the Sea” by Doug Benson

New Age #2
“Dance of the Falls” by Doug Benson

 

ROCK/POP

Country Rock
“I Want To Be Like Elvis,” Gill Caballero Band, March, 2014

Pop
“There’s Something About You,” written and performed by Malysa, from the album “All For You.”

Classic Rock/Blues
“Pride And Joy,” performed by No Alibi, from the album “100 Years Combined Experience.”

Alternative
“Anguished Eyes,” performed by Creed. From the album “Visions.”

More Classic Rock
“Polk Salad Annie,” performed by No Alibi, from the album “100 Years Combined Experience.”

 

GOSPEL/CHRISTMAS

Gospel with Studio Choir
“Blessed Assurance,” performed by Marlene Young. From the Album “Closer Walk.”

Contemporary Gospel
“Good,” by Sandy Jay. From the upcoming album “Miracle.”

Contemporary Gospel #2
“Ain’t No Feeling,” by Heartsong. From the album “Joy For The Journey.”

Christmas
“The Christmas Song,” by Marlene Young. From the album “Forever Young At Christmas.”

Christmas #2
“The Friendly Beasts,” by Marlene Young. From the album “Forever Young At Christmas.”

Organ
“Great Is Thy Faithfulness,” played by Pastor Curvin Stambaugh

Acoustic Gospel
“The Brink Of Birth,” by Paul Rose. From the album “Believe.”

 

CLASSICAL

Live Opera
Maryland Concert Opera “Daughter of the Regiment” (2013)

Chamber Orchestra (on location)
JS Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 5, 1st mvt.

Tenor and Piano
“Loch Lomond” by William Shields. From the album “Ireland The Fair, Scotland the Brave.”

Youth Orchestra and Chorus
Charles Wesley Singers/St. Cecilia Youth Orchestra

Pipe Organ – Large Church
Van Knauss, organist. From the CD “Organ Classics.”

Chamber Ensemble
“To Music!” composed by Wayne Wold, performed by the Lester Family.

 

CHILDREN’S

Lullaby
“Hush Little Baby,” by Jenni Benson. From the album “Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep.”

 

AUDIO RESTORATION

Cracked 45 rpm record before/after

Damaged 78 rpm record before/after

 

VINTAGE MICROPHONE EXPERIMENTS

Studio Recording in mono, 1950’s production values
“Oh Lady Be Good,” played by the Hagerstown Six, April 2013

Live Jazz Quintet recorded with 1940’s microphones, 2013
“Hocus Pocus,” performed by The Big Beat, Spring 2013