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Randy Jackson Launches Full Service Studio

Veteran music producer and former “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson is set to launch a new full-service production facility called Starwest Studios, reports Variety. Jackson has hooked up with Richard G. Stewart Jr. as CEO, and with TV and live event producer Sammy Oriti. The Burbank complex will hold a launch event on Wednesday (Sept. 27) featuring performers Willdabeast Adams and Janelle Ginestra. Starwest houses a music recording suite, live broadcast room and a 3,800-square foot pillar-less dance floor suited for filming as well as casting and auditions. “Randy Jackson and his partners wanted to create a production space that would be on the leading edge of demand and could meet their personal creative needs and those of their colleagues in the industry,” said a statement. Among the amenities available to Starwest Clients is a full array of lighting, a theatrical truss, Rose Brand 22 oz stage curtains, and a white Cyclorama screen in addition to production by PRG, and Roland musical instruments.