AES Member Profile

John Jacobson

John Jacobson

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Audio Fields:

  • Educational Institutions - Educator
  • Recording Industry - Music Recording/Mix Studio
  • Recording Industry - Archiving/Restoration
  • Live Sound - Concert Sound
  • Live Sound - Church Sound
  • Libraries, Governments, Cultural Institutions - Archive/Restoration

Job Duties:

  • Educator
  • Composer
  • Engineer
  • Mixer
  • Musician/Talent
  • Recording Engineer
  • Sound Designer
  • Studio Manager
  • Other: Engineer


John Jacobson is a professor and the Audio Recording Technology Program Director at CSN. Prior to beginning at CSN, he worked at UNLV as an engineer, operated his own archival and forensic audio business, and was co-owner of one of Las Vegas' premier recording studios, Oakdale Post Audio. John has been involved in every aspect of the recording studio business, and as an engineer has worked with clients and artists like Phil Ramone, Steve Cropper, IBM, Motown and Capitol Records, Martin Scorsese, Penn Jillette, Ceasars Palace, Kenny Rogers and many others.

John is also a professional musician, in recent years playing for shows such as "Phantom, The Las Vegas Spectacular", "Spamalot", "Mama Mia" and "Hairspray", playing for a church on an ongoing basis, and various other work. He is also a composer and arranger, and loves playing with the "toys" at the CSN Recording Studio!

Why Am I An AES Member?

AES helps keep me current with trends in audio technology, production techniques, education, meeting new people in the industry, and access to the AES library...To mention a few!

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