OWC Music Consultant and American Idol Finalist to Perform at Chicago Apple Store

Aug 17, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC) music consultant and four-time EMMY nominee Roger Adler will appear at the Apple North Michigan Avenue Store Tuesday, Aug. 22, to give a demonstration on the use of the GarageBand application. Adler will be joined for a live mini-concert by American Idol Finalist David Radford, whose debut CD is being produced using GarageBand at the state-of-the art Other World Computing music showroom "studioA" recording studio in Crystal Lake.

The same software and equipment used at studioA in recording Radford is available for sale to the public through a special arrangement with Other World Computing, McHenry County's largest technology employer, via the web site and by phone at (800) 275-4576.

Radford proudly endorses Other World Computing's national, high speed, low-cost Internet service that is half the cost of other national Internet providers with superior family friendly SPAM protection. hosts the Official David Radford Fan Club website at:

The GarageBand demonstration and concert will be held in the second-floor performance area of the Apple North Michigan Avenue Store, located at 679 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago. There is no charge for either the seminar or mini-concert, and seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call (312) 981-4104 or visit:

About David Radford
David Radford achieved international fame as a fan favorite on the hit musical television show American Idol. Hailing from Crystal Lake, IL, Radford is one of six siblings and has studied voice individually and chorally. Inspired by such legendary crooners as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., Radford is easily compared to modern swing recording star Michael Bublé. On stage Radford has made starring appearances in such musical theater classics as "Guys and Dolls."

About Roger Adler
Roger Adler is a four-time Emmy nominated composer, producer, and performer. He is an endorser and clinician for the iGuitar by Brian Moore Guitars and his work is recognizable in over 1,000 television commercials. Adler performed at the Presidential Inaugural Ball in Washington D.C. as recently as 2005 and his recordings include appearances on the "Groundhog Day" feature film soundtrack and The Garage Album. He is widely recognized for his role as Music director for the A&E television series "The Best of Comic Relief" starring Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, and Whoopi Goldberg and for 16 years as Music Director for the popular series "Wild Chicago." Adler is the owner of two recording studios serving the professional entertainment industry, i^3 audio at North Pier in Chicago and studioA at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park in Crystal Lake, IL. In addition to facilitating the Daily Guitar Jam Widget (, Adler produces the popular Podcast Show "Rock Your Computer" which broadcasts to an international audience via Apple's iTunes Music Store


About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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