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AES Member Profile
- Recording Industry - Music Recording/Mix Studio
- Recording Industry - Home/Project Studio
- Recording Industry - Mastering Studio
- Recording Industry - Post Production
- Recording Industry - Film/Video Sound
- Recording Industry - Location Sound Recording
- Broadcasting - Television Sound
- Live Sound - Concert Sound
- Acoustic Consultant
- Mastering Engineer
- Production Sound Mixer/Sound Recordist
- Recording Engineer
- Re-Recording Mixer
- Studio Manager
B.S. in Music Recording from University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music.
Over 15 Years in the recording business, from analog 2" multi-track to the latest Pro tools system.
Full recording and mixing background. Strong technical knowledge of audio recording systems, signal flow, acoustics, audio wiring and troubleshooting. Mechanical and electrical engineering background, studio maintenance, repair and electronic modifications. Proficient classical and electric jazz guitarist. I can also read and write music.
I have worked with Los Angeles' finest studio musicians along with some of the top advertising agency clients for national TV and radio commercials for over 14 years. I have performed over 1000 'recording sessions' as the first engineer, tracked and mixed literally thousands of songs, everything from rock pop jazz to big band and orchestra. Highly experienced in session set-up, from hardware to software, fully capable of complete session preparation and organization.
Advertising: Recent highlights include recording and mixing Paul Bessenbacher's (Emoto music) musical arrangement of "Mercy Street", a PSA for the National Domestic Violence Hotline, winner of 2010 AICP award and 2011 CLIO Bronze award for musical adaptation. Other past highlights include Opus Orange iPhone ad and CareerBuilder 2010 SuperBowl Spot.
TV Shows: Recorded and mixed original music main title theme for Disney's 'Wizards of Waverly Place', 'The Suite Life of Zack & Cody', and 'The Suite Life On Deck.'
Film: Recorded and mixed original cues for upcoming feature, 'The Change Up'. Other credits include 'Shrek 4', 'A Year In Mooring', 'Ball Don't Lie' and 'Humboldt County'.
Independent recording and mixing engineer at my studio called, Blue Ribbon Studios, from recording and mixing entire independent albums to short and feature film mixing and sound design. http://www.blueribbonstudios.com/
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