AES New York 2019 Presenter or Author

Leslie Ann Jones

Leslie Ann Jones

Primary Affiliation: Recording Engineer and Producer, Director of Music Recording and Scoring, Skywalker Sound - San Rafael, CA, USA
AES Member Type: Fellow
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Leslie Ann Jones has been a recording and mixing engineer for over 40 years. Starting her career at ABC Recording Studios in Los Angeles in 1975, she moved to San Francisco in 1978 to accept a staff position at the legendary Automatt Recording Studios. From 1987 to 1997 she was a staff engineer at Capitol Studios located in the historic Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood. In February of 1997 she returned to Northern California to accept a position as Director of Music Recording and Scoring with Skywalker Sound, where she continues her engineering career mixing music for records, films, video games, television, and commercials, and has added Record Producer to her list of accomplishments.

Leslie has 4 Grammy statues, winning 2 for Best Engineered Album, Classical in 2011 and 2016 respectively and has also been nominated for Best Surround Sound Album.

Leslie is a past Chair of The Recording Academy’s Board of Trustees. She also serves on the Advisory Boards of Institute for the Musical Arts, the Technology and Applied Composition Program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and is a member of the Board of Directors of G.A.N.G (Game Audio Network Guild). Leslie also gave the Heyser Lecture at AES, NY in 2017 and was inducted into the NAMM TEC Hall of Fame in 2019.

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Session List

Oct 17: H04: Spike Jones: Preposterous Precision (Panelist)

Oct 18: RP14: For the Record: Engineering Prince (Moderator)

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