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Mondo.NYC Speaker

Jessica Thompson

Mastering & Recording Engineer, Audio Preservation Specialist

Jessica Thompson is a GRAMMY-nominated mastering and restoration engineer, audio preservation specialist and educator. She has digitized, restored and revived historic recordings for artists ranging from jazz pianist Erroll Garner to blues and folk revolutionary Barbara Dane, from Ethiopian keyboardist Hailu Mergia to proto punk band Jack Ruby. She currently serves as President of the San Francisco Chapter of the Recording Academy and has chaired the Archiving & Restoration track for the annual AES convention in NYC for the past three years.

Listening's New Frontier: How Advances in Audio Quality Inspire Creators and Reward Music Fans

It’s 2020 and you don’t have to sacrifice quality for convenience when enjoying music anymore. Hear top music and audio creators discuss the importance of lossless and high resolution formats to their process. How do new services that support delivery of studio level sound to an engaged consumer present opportunities for innovation around an authentic music experience? The connection between the artist’s original vision and the fan’s ears has never been stronger.