From VJI Musics: Our friend Yuki Sugiura first introduced us to Valerie in 2012 and we are very grateful he did! Below you can read Yuki's latest review of Valerie's recordings. Valerie and Marco's recordings have been used for many Sony AR-1 speaker demos.
From Yuki in 2014 about the latest Valerie Joyce and Marco De Carvalho recordings:
"I'm so glad that this unique project, which began in 2012 after the California Audio Show at Cookie's studio in Belmont, is continuing. However this year, the recording took place on two consecutive days. The first day we recorded live during the 2013 California Audio Show, in the VJI Music demo room; while the second recording took place the following day at Cookie's studio. I was fortunate to be able to attend both of these sessions. Although the opportunity to experience Valerie and Marco recording was similar to last year, they seemed to be much more relaxed this time around. Typically artists are quite sensitive about details and they tend to stress about every nuance in the recording process. It's little details like this that matter most to the audience when they listen to live music. In Cookie's world, it's this listening experience that matters most. In fact, she often acknowledges the creative tension that exists between the recording engineer and the performers. Yet somehow, Cookie always manages to persuade an artist to collaborate with her on this. As a result, both of these recording sessions captured all of the emotion and passion that Valerie and Marco provided. Equally important, these recordings were infused with Cookie's passion as well. Please enjoy!" - Motoyuki Sugiura 2014, Sony Home Division, Senior Acoustic Evangelist
About MQD Gold CDs:
These are collector's items. The MQDs (Master Quality Discs) are hand made in the VJI Music studio using 24k Gold discs of the highest quality. Sonically, you won't find a better sounding disc. VJI Music makes them one at a time, on order, and directly from the masters in their studio. All discs are checked for errors, hand written and numbered. There is no artwork for the cover. They arrive in a white digi pack with gold MQD logo on front. All titles look alike except for the writing on the discs themselves and the avery label on the back with song titles.
Note: Additional images are sample package only and do not show actual tracklist for this title.
- Hand-Numbered Collector's Item
- Collector's Edition 24k Gold CD
- Recorded, mixed & mastered by Cookie Marenco
- Housed in plain white packaging
|Marco de Carvalho
- Day Dream
- A Time For Love
- Blue Skies
- And I Love Him
- East Of The Sun
- If I Should Lose You
- I'll Remember April
- My Shining Hour
- All Of You