Larry Campbell – Three-time Grammy Winning Producer/Musical Director for Midnight Ramble Band, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson on HypeMiC
“Well, this HypeMiC is fantastic, really versatile and it eliminates a lot of potential outboard needs, and for someone like me who usually depends on a good engineer to push buttons and turn dials, it couldn’t be easier to use. Just plug it in and get an incredible sound. Great product.”
Using just an Apogee HypeMiC, the legendary Larry Campbell records, acoustic guitar, fiddle, cittern, bass and harmonium in a version of Scottish traditional song Flowers of the Forest.
Larry Campbell is a three-time Grammy-winning producer for his work with the late, beloved drummer for The Band, Levon Helm. As the musical director of the Midnight Ramble Band, Larry, joined by his wife and musical partner Teresa Williams, was a key part of the group’s national tours, festivals, television appearances and Midnight Rambles at Levon’s home in Woodstock, NY. Larry famously worked alongside Bob Dylanfrom 1997 to 2004, lending his unmistakable touch on guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, pedal steel and cittern to live concerts and recordings such as Love & Theft. Throw in productions, sessions and concerts with a who’s who of luminaries like Mavis Staples, Marie Knight, Keith Richards, The Dixie Hummingbirds, Willie Nelson, Elvis Costello, The Gourds, Paul Simon, k.d. lang, Garland Jeffreys Buddy & Julie Miller, Emmylou Harris, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Shawn Colvin and many others, and you get an idea of Larry’s accomplishments.
2008 Americana Music Association – Lifetime Achievement Award
2007 Grammy Award – Best Traditional Folk Album Levon Helm Dirt Farmer
2010 Grammy Award – Best Americana Album Levon Helm Electric Dirt
2012 Grammy Award – Best Americana Album Levon Helm Ramble at the Ryman