Birdland Recording Studio is located in TownCreek, Alabama. Just a short drive from Muscle Shoals, Decatur, or Huntsville. Birdland was started by Owen Brown, James Murphree and Jeffrey Simpson in 1983. Birdland studio was relocated from Decatur to TownCreek in 1987.
The following recording of “Birdland” (Freddie Hubbard with the Allyn Ferguson Band) was not recorded in Birdland Recording Studio but a video absolutely unique:
The studio is a 3,000 square foot antebellum home which had its beginnings as a two-room log cabin in 1828. There are 8 acres of land to “roam if you want to”.
Birdland is equipped with a 16 track, I” Tascam analog recorder, 24 channel Tascam mixing console, a choice array of microphones (AKG, Shure) to choose from, dynamics processing and effects gear, Yamaha NS10s, and ESS large monitors for, of course, monitoring.