List of Famous Recording Engineers People

List of Famous Recording Engineers

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List of famous recording engineers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top recording engineers in the world? This includes the most prominent recording engineers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable recording engineers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic recording engineers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned recording engineers.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known recording engineers to the lesser known recording engineers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the recording engineer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous recording engineers ever?" and "What are the names of famous recording engineers?" then you're in the right place. (487 items)


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    André Perry is a 1980 Juno Award nominated record producer.more

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    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    • Profession: Record producer, Recording Engineer, Musician, Drummer, Composer
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    Todd Harry Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and record producer. Hailed in the early stage of his career as a new pop star, supported by the certified gold solo double LP Something/Anything? in 1972, his career has produced a diverse range of recordings, both as a solo artist ...more

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    • Birthplace: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter, Recording Engineer, Musician, + more
    • Credits: Dumb and Dumber, Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey, Daft Punk's Electroma, Flash Frames, Under Cover, + more
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    Elliott Brown Bannister III is a contemporary Christian music producer and songwriter. Bannister released one album of his own, Talk to One Another, in 1981 on NewPax Records. It was reissued on the Reunion Records label five years later, featuring a newer recording of the album's final cut, "Create In ...more

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    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Recording Engineer
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    John Whynot is nominated for Best Recording Engineer in the 2000 Juno Awards.more

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    • Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Arranger, Record producer, Recording Engineer, Musician, + more
    • Credits: Sleep Murder
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    Jim Scott is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter and composer in the genres of jazz, classical and folk music.more

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    • Profession: Songwriter, Recording Engineer, Audio Engineer, Singer
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    Gene Paul is a recording engineer.more

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    • Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Recording Engineer, Musician, Mix engineer, Mastering engineer
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    John Harris is a music mixer.more

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    • Profession: Music Mixer
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    Robert Jens "Bob" Rock, is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, and record producer best known for producing bands and artists such as Simple Plan, Aerosmith, The Cult, Bon Jovi, Mötley Crüe, 311, Metallica, Our Lady Peace, Bryan Adams, The Offspring, Michael Bublé, Black Veil Brides and Ron Sexsmith.more

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    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
    • Profession: Sound Engineer, Record producer, Recording Engineer, Musician
    • Credits: A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica, Classic Albums: Metallica – Metallica
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    Cruz Martínez is a Mexican American musician and a 5-time Grammy Award Winning record producer with multi gold and platinum records. He is a former member of the Tejano band La Sombra. In 1999 he co-created the cumbia music group Los Kumbia Kings with A.B. Quintanilla. In 2007 he created the band Los ...more

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    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Recording Engineer, Musician, Composer
    • Credits: A.B. Quintanilla III: Kumbia Kings: Greatest Hits
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    John Holbrook

    John Holbrook is a recording engineer.more

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    • Profession: Guitarist, Recording Engineer, Lyricist, Singer
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    Gilbert Velasquez

    Gilbert Velasquez, born in Seguin, TX and raised in San Antonio, TX. President of “Velasquez Productions Inc.” in San Antonio TX, has been a part of “Tejano Music” since the mid ‘70’s. He began performing as a guitarist in the early 70's and finally jointed “The Royal Jesters” in 1974 recording the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Seguin, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Recording Engineer, Audio Engineer, Mix engineer
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    David Greene

    David Greene is a film score composer and a nominee in the 18th Gemini Award for Best Original Music Score for a Dramatic Series.more

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    • Birthplace: New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Recording Engineer, Audio Engineer
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    Trina Shoemaker is a recording engineer.more

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    • Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Sound Engineer, Record producer, Recording Engineer, Mix engineer
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    Tom Ruff

    Tom Ruff is a recording engineer and sound re-recording mixer.more

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    • Profession: Sound Re-Recording Mixer, Recording Engineer
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    Michael Joseph Bishop is an American recording engineer and record producer. 1972-1978, Bishop worked as a recording and mastering engineer at Cleveland Recording Company, Cleveland, Ohio. 1978-1988, Bishop was a recording & mastering engineer and studio manager at Suma Recording Studios, Painesville, ...more

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    • Profession: Record producer, Recording Engineer
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    F. Reid Shippen is a nine-time Grammy Award-winning music mixer, engineer, and producer, currently based in Nashville, TN.more

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    • Profession: Record producer, Recording Engineer, Audio Engineer
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    Tom Coyne

    Tom Coyne is a recording and mastering engineer.more

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    • Profession: Recording Engineer, Mastering engineer
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    Kevin Killen

    Kevin Killen is a record producer and recording engineer.more

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    • Profession: Record producer, Recording Engineer
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    Vlado Meller

    Vlado Meller is a mastering engineer.more

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    • Profession: Recording Engineer, Mastering engineer
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    Mike von Muchow

    Mike von Muchow is a musician and recording engineer.more

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    • Profession: Recording Engineer, Musician
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