About AAA Live Sound

AAA Live Sound President and Head Live Audio Engineer John A. Chiara has 45 years of experience with live sound reproduction. From the age of 15 he took the lead with every musical project he was involved in and always sought out and utilized practical and successful methods and equipment to provide the best possible sound reinforcement for any given situation, regardless of budget or circumstances.

Those years of experience have given him great objective insight in providing customers with the best possible products and services. As a performer he has played in orchestras, marching bands, big swing bands, small and large choral groups, acoustic vocal groups and many kinds of electric rock bands. A gifted musical and vocal arranger, John is always 100% on the side of the performers in their quest to present audiences with the best possible experience and he has developed a talent for providing 'Larger than Life' productions.

As tour quality mix engineer with over 5000 shows produced, John's talent and experience ensures relaxed and carefree events for any type of client or venue. He also has extensive recording studio experience, and has run a commercial recording studio since 1995. This enables him to bring studio quality techniques and technology to even he smallest intimate events.

This combination of studio and live experience results in a number of advantages.

First, this depth of experience helps eliminate day of show surprises. Knowing what questions to ask ensures that proper equipment and setup will be in place no matter the requirements.

Second, even the smallest shows receive the same dynamic production and attention to detail and thus come off as professionally produced and impressive as large shows.
Intimate acoustic and vocal acts become recording studio quality encounters that can be surprisingly engaging and impressive.

Third, with extensive large event and concert experience, AAA can provide quality service for festivals, fairs, civic concerts, amphitheater shows... any large indoor or outdoor event that requires pro-quality engineering.

As well as supplying equipment for shows and venues, AAA has a growing roster of clients who hire AAA as mix engineers for bands and artists when then open for National Acts in venues of every size. Click here for our client list.

"When we had the chance to open for Bon Jovi and Aerosmith, John was our first call to mix our set. We wanted someone that we could trust without question so we wouldn't have to worry about anything. When we opened for Aerosmith, we didn't get a sound check or even a line check - John had us sounding great before our first chorus!”
- Mark Rose, Ten Year Vamp

Consultations, estimates, proposals, and referrals are always free. Please feel free to call us at 518-961-0069. If we think we are not the right solution for your situation, we will gladly refer you to someone who is.

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