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      AKG Quincy Jones Q701 Headphones with Q on Producing Book (486228)
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Reference-class headphones, and reference materials from the master, Quincy Jones.

The AKG Q701 reference-class premium headphones represent a momentous partnership with AKG and one of the most accomplished musicians of the 20th century: Quincy Jones— an American icon whose productions include the best-selling album (Thriller) and single ("We Are the World") of all time. Quincy has received an unprecedented 79 GRAMMY nominations and 27 GRAMMY awards, more than any other living artist. It stands to reason that the headphones he puts his name to must be nothing but the very best—and the Q701s are the most accurate and responsive headphones AKG has ever produced.

Reference denotes a class of audio equipment that imparts little to no change to the input audio signal, producing a huge, airy, three-dimensional sound. The over-ear headphones feature revolutionary flat-wire voice coils that create a spacious, dramatic soundstage with precise 360-degree imaging and outstanding transient response. Patented two-layer diaphragms similar to their professional studio counterparts offer sparkling high-frequency sound and accurate bass response. Additionally, a high-performance neodymium magnet system makes the headphones heat-resistant for minimal distortion at any listening level. The Q701s deliver pinpoint imaging with unmatched realism.


Q on Producing Book/DVD:
Q on Producing: The Soul and Science of Mastering Music and Work is essential reading for aspiring producers and artists everywhere. Q on Producing presents the master's approach to making music. Told to and compiled by author and audio expert Bill Gibson, Quincy's observations, culled from over a year of in-depth interviews, are collected and presented in book form and on an accompanying DVD-ROM, providing an unparalleled course of instruction from one of the true legends of American music.

Reaching back to his early successes, Quincy discusses the techniques learned as an arranger for such legendary performers as Count Basie and Ray Charles, as a touring bandleader, and as a young producer with his first pop successes. Coauthor Gibson, in chapters such as “Discovering Talent,” “The Producer/Engineer Relationship,” and “Tools for Success,” outlines the many skills Quincy developed and broadened as he graduated to film and TV work, his solo recordings, and his game-changing albums with Michael Jackson, as well as more recent productions.

With invaluable advice on subjects such as songwriting, scoring, and the modern music business – to be expanded on in subsequent volumes – Q on Producing provides the foundation for what is sure to be the most anticipated series of tutorials on music production ever created. 302 page hardcover book with DVD-ROM.

Chapter titles include:
• The Man
Soul and Science
Evolution of Q: The Modern Producer
Tools for Success
The Engineers
Michael Jackson
The Producer and the Artists
The Band
The Power of Monitoring: Quincy’s Musical Family Tree
Song and Album Discussions

In the Studio with Q

Includes Afterward: Quincy’s Body of Work and Extended Musical Family, discography, and a list of awards and honors.

DVD-ROM features scenes of Quincy discussing the actual master recordings of some of his hits and remembering the performances of some of the greatest stars of all time, including Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, LL Cool J, and a host of pop, jazz, and hip-hop artists.

Interviews include: Patti Austin, James Ingram, Rod Temperton, Greg Phillinganes, John Robinson, and Nathan East.

AKG Quincy Jones Q701 Headphones with Q on Producing Book Features:

  • Q701 Headphones:
    Revolutionary flat-wire voice coil
    Patented Varimotion 2-layer diaphragm
    High-performance neodymium magnets
    totally open-back design
    High-performance, 99.99% oxygen-free cable
    Professional 6.3mm stereo plug
    Unique 3D-Form earpads for perfect fit
    Cushioned, genuine-leather headband
    Individually tested and serialized

    Q on Producing:
    302-page book with DVD ROM
    Quincy's observations, culled from over a year of in-depth interviews
    Tutorials on music production
    Advice on subjects such as songwriting, scoring, and the modern music business
    DVD-ROM featuring scenes of Quincy discussing actual master recordings and remembering the performances of some of the greatest stars of all time, including Michael Jackson and Frank Sinatra
    Interviews with Patti Austin, James Ingram, Rod Temperton, Greg Phillinganes, John Robinson, and Nathan East.




AKG Quincy Jones Q701 Headphones with Q on Producing Book

AKG Acoustics, U.S. Limited Warranty

Amended July 19, 2005

AKG Acoustics warrants AKG products against defects in material or workmanship for a period of two years from the date of original purchase, and agrees to repair or, at our option replace any defective unit without charge for either parts or labor. AKG grants a three-year warranty covering selected products (C 12 VR, C 414 B-ULS, C 414 B-TLII, C 414 B-XLS, C 414 B-XLII, C 426 B, C 451 B, C 480 B, C 391 B, C 1000 B, C 2000 S, C 3000 B, C 4000 B, C 4500 B, SolidTube) against defects in material and workmanship.

Warranty is valid for AKG products purchased and delivered within the United States for the original purchaser only. The purchaser's Bill of Sale will serve as proof of sale and warranty validity in the U.S. Shipment of defective items to AKG for repair will be at the customer's own risk and expense. AKG will assume the return shipping cost for all items repaired under warranty.

IMPORTANT: This warranty does not cover damage resulting from accident, misuse or abuse, lack of reasonable care, the affixing of any attachment not provided with the product, loss of parts, or connecting the product to any receptacle other than specified.

This warranty is void unless AKG Acoustics, U.S.'s service center performs the repair. No responsibility is assumed for any special, incidental or consequential damages caused by the consumer. However, the limitation of any right or remedy shall not be effective where law prohibits such.

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