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Denny Tedesco

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With two award-winning documentaries, Denny Tedesco has distinguished himself as a filmmaker about music. His latest feature, Immediate Family, is the story of the key players who recorded and toured with iconic artists including James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Joni Mitchell, and Carole King. Like Denny’s feature The Wrecking Crew – dedicated to his father, the legendary studio guitarist Tommy Tedesco — Immediate Family illuminates the magical musical kinship of a golden historic era. 

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Season 5 Highlights

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Cheryl Pawelski & Michael Graves

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Maia Sharp

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Holly Knight

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EveAnna Manley

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Manny Maroquin

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Darrell Brown

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Evan Bogart Returns

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Emerson Mancini

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/26490645/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/630696/custom-color/5fc1c9″ height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Honored at the 65th annual Grammys with a Record of the Year Award for About Damn Time by Lizzo, mastering engineer extraordinaire Emerson Mancini dials in the sparking sonics for a client roster encompassing the most successful artists in contemporary recording: Kendrick Lamar to Fitz and the… Continue Reading