Primary Affiliation: Universal Music Group - Sherman Oaks, CA, USA
David worked at Capitol Records as a mastering engineer for 16 years, concentrating on reissue and audio restoration projects. He was nominated for a Grammy in 2004 for his work on “Peggy Lee: The Singles Collection” as best historical reissue. He is now currently an Archive engineer for UMG Music. In that capacity, he has helped develop transfer procedures, metadata collection protocols, and preservation/restoration techniques for UMG’s Global archive initiative. This initiative focuses on identifying historical and at risk assets, addressing any deterioration of the asset and restoring it to a playable condition. A high definition digital transfer is created, emphasizing transparency and fidelity to the original recording. Preservation of the asset for future long term storage is also addressed.
David and his wife and their dog live in LA.
Restoration Audio: Music Today and Tomorrow (Panelist)