With a total of three Grammy Awards and 16 Latin Grammys, Spaniard Alejandro Sanz is an artist of international renown. A singer, songwriter and the composer of all his songs, he has recorded 15 albums and chalked up more than 22 million sales. All of his works have gone platinum in Spain, Latin America and the USA.
Providing sound reinforcement for such a prestigious artist is a major responsibility. With over 20 years of experience and 150 employees, Madrid-based hire giant Fluge was appointed to provide the systems powering Sanz´s latest tour. (PSNEurope readers may remember last month’s story regarding Pablo Alborán – Fluge, part of the bigger Industrias Orquestales Group, also carries Adamson gear.)
The standard system configuration for the tour includes 24 Aero 50 boxes per side FOH, eight Aero 40As per side for outfills, Convert 15As as frontfills, Aero 12As in the centre, one Convert 15A on a LX218CA powered subwoofer on each side of the stage for sidefill and stage monitors.
At the console is sound engineer Fernando Díaz, who has been with Alejandro Sanz since the 2001 El alma al aire world tour. Díaz, who started his carrer in 1975, has worked with most of Spain´s top artists as well international stars such as Chuck Berry, B.B. King, George Michael, Duran Duran and Sting.
Fernando Díaz has much to report about his experience with D.A.S....