Job Title: Recording and Mixing Engineer
Company: Blue Ribbon Studios
Status: Full Member
Member since: 1998
Section: Los Angeles
Company Website: http://www.blueribbonstudios.com/
Personal Website: http://www.blueribbonstudios.com/
Contact: Kent Verderico
Facebook Address: http://www.facebook.com/BlueRibbonStudios
LinkedIn Address: http://www.linkedin.com/in/kentv
Twitter Name: @blueribbstudios
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.
• Feature Films: Re-Recording mixer for feature 'Savage Land' (2015), Mastering engineer for series 'The Substitute' (2015), 5.1 orchestral music mixing for international feature film, 'Day of Redemption' (2013). Additional engineering credits for 'Paul McCartney: Early Days' (2014), 'Phantom Halo' (2014), 'Camp X-Ray' (2014) 'The Bag Men' (2014), 'Very Good Girls' (2013), 'We're Not Strangers' (2013), 'The Savoy King' (2012), 'Prom' (2011), 'The Change Up' (2011), 'Hide Away' (2011), 'Shrek 4' (2010), 'Ball Don't Lie', 'The Night Girl', 'Humboldt County', and 'What Matters Most'.
• Advertising: Recorded and mixed 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 4 TV ad and CareerBuilder 2010 and 2012 Super Bowl ads.
• Television 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'.
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/
BS in Music Recording, University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music
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