A new documentary titled From the Other Side of the Glass, focusing on renowned rock engineer and producer Eddie Kramer is beginning production this year, Variety reports. Kramer’s best known for his work with Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and KISS.
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, the 77-year-old Kramer was the engineer on the three studio albums Hendrix recorded during his lifetime, and also has worked on most of Jimi’s ensuing archival projects.
In addition, Eddie engineeered five Led Zeppelin albums, several Rolling Stones albums, the Beatles songs “All You Need Is Love” and “Baby You’re a Rich Man,” the Woodstock soundtrack, Peter Frampton‘s classic Frampton Comes Alive! and many other well-known recordings.
His production credits include five KISS albums, as well as Carly Simon‘s self-titled debut.
Kramer also is known for photographing many famous music artists, and plans are in the works to organize photo exhibits at galleries while the documentary is in production.
From the Other Side of the Glass is being co-produced by Rolling Stone magazine and the guys who brought you Metallica: Some Kind of Monster and the 2017 John Coltrane doc Chasing Trane.
The film will be directed by John Dorsey, who directed the acclaimed 2017 ESPN doc The Year of the Scab, which told the story of the replacement players who were hired by NFL teams during the players’ strike of 1987.
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