Solotech will provide festival-wide audio support using a variety of Meyer Sound systems
Berkeley, Calif.-based Meyer Sound has been named the Official Sound
cooperation with Montreal-based Solotech. Solotech will provide
festival-wide audio support using a variety of Meyer Sound systems,
including a LEO™ linear large-scale sound reinforcement system for the
festival's largest stage, Scène TD.
Ranked by Guinness World Records as the world's largest jazz festival, the
Montreal International Jazz Festival will span ten days starting Friday June
28, featuring 3,000 artists who will perform over 1,000 concerts, including
300 free shows.
"Our main goal is to maximize the quality of the experience for every
festival goer," says Andre Menard, artistic director for the festival.
"Working with Solotech and Meyer Sound gives us a peace of mind in that
respect. The combined expertise of their great teams never fails to make
every stage of the festival sound great."
A longtime partner with Meyer Sound since 1992, Solotech has supplied Meyer
Sound loudspeaker systems for entertainment and music icons that include
Celine Dion, Michael Buble, Leonard Cohen, Cirque du Soleil, and more.
Solotech was the first company to invest in a LEO system, and currently
holds over 2,000 Meyer Sound loudspeakers in its inventory.
This year, the 34th edition of the Montreal International Jazz Festival will
present a dazzling array of musicians, including Wynton Marsalis, Wayne
Shorter, Dr. John, Bill Frisell, Boz Scaggs, Buddy Guy, John Scofield,
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Zakir Hussain, Lyle Lovett, Leon Russell,
Joshua Redman, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Esperanza Spalding, John
Abercrombie, Charles Lloyd, Ravi Coltrane, Rufus Wainwright, and Pink
For a schedule of events at the Montreal International Jazz Festival 2013,
ABOUT MEYER SOUND
Family owned and operated since 1979, Meyer Sound Laboratories, Inc. designs
and manufactures high-quality, self-powered sound reinforcement
loudspeakers, digital audio systems, active acoustic systems, cinema sound
systems, and sound measurement tools for the professional audio industry.
Founded by John and Helen Meyer, the company has grown to become a leading
worldwide supplier of systems for theatres, arenas, stadiums, theme parks,
convention centers, houses of worship, and touring concert sound rental
operations. Meyer Sound's main office and manufacturing facility are located
in Berkeley, California, with field offices and authorized distributors
located throughout the USA and around the world.