I caught the flight from Baltimore, and found myself sitting next to Sandy Gross on the way out. For those of you not completely flabbergasted — Sandy is the only guy in audio’s high-end to pull off the hat trick — he co-founded Polk Audio, Definitive Technology and GoldenEar Technology. He even took me out to a fantastic Cajun dinner with Ken Furst, which pretty much kicked ass seventeen ways to Sunday. But before all that — there was the annual pre-RMAF reception. Open bar, celebrities abounding — here’s a few I caught on my iPhone!
Hey, Dave Slagle! Nice shirt!
Kirsten Brodbeck-Kenney, a part-time audiophile (and writer)!
Mal Kenney and Kirsten, hanging with Walt from Hifi Heroin.
Jack Wu (Woo Audio) and Todd Garfinkle (MA-Recordings)
John Atkinson, Richard Beers and Jason Sirenus
Jeff Joseph and Ken Furst
Veloce Audio’s Mark Conti and Audio Excellenz AV’s Alan Kafton
Brian Hunter (Audio Head) with Anthony Kershaw (Audiophilia) and Ben Zwickel (Mojo Audio)
Fritz of Fritz Speakers
Peter Ledermann (Sound-Smith)
Kristen and Dan Wright (ModWright)
Peter Breuninger (AV Showrooms)
Marjorie Baumert (Miss RMAF)
Nina Sventitsky (WyWires), Carolyn Counnas (Zesto), and Peter