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.
André Perry is a 1980 Juno Award nominated record producer.
Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a ...more
Elliott Brown Bannister III (born August 15, 1951) is a contemporary Christian music (CCM) producer and songwriter. Bannister released one album of his own, Talk to One Another, in 1981 on ...more
John Whynot is nominated for Best Recording Engineer in the 2000 Juno Awards.
Jim Scott is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter and composer in the genres of jazz, classical and folk music.
Gene Paul is a recording engineer.
John Harris is a music mixer.
Robert Jenns Rock (born April 19, 1954) is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, and record producer, best known for producing rock bands and music artists such as Metallica, the Tragically ...more
Cruz Martínez (born June 21, 1972) is an American musician and record producer. He is a former member of the Tejano band La Sombra. In 1999, he joined the cumbia music group Los Kumbia ...more
Paul Boutin
John Holbrook
John Holbrook is a recording engineer.
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 ...more
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.
Kathryn "Trina" Shoemaker is a mixer, record producer and sound engineer responsible for producing/engineering and/or mixing records for bands such as Queens of the Stone Age, Sheryl ...more
Tom Ruff
Tom Ruff is a recording engineer and sound re-recording mixer.
Michael Joseph Bishop (born 1951) is an American recording engineer and record producer. 1972–1978, Bishop worked as a recording and mastering engineer at Cleveland Recording Company, Cleveland, ...more
F. Reid Shippen is a mixer, engineer and producer, currently based in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom Coyne
Tom Coyne is a recording and mastering engineer.
Kevin Killen
Kevin Killen is a record producer and recording engineer.
Vlado Meller
Vlado Meller is a mastering engineer.
Mike von Muchow
Mike von Muchow is a musician and recording engineer.
Morgan Stratton
Morgan Stratton is a recording engineer.
Jamie Candiloro is a recording engineer, record producer and musician.
Philip Ramone (born Philip Rabinowitz, January 5, 1934 – March 30, 2013) was a South African-born American recording engineer, record producer, violinist and composer, who in 1958 co-founded A ...more
Adam "Messy" Messinger is a Grammy Award-winning Canadian songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist currently based in Los Angeles, California. Besides his solo work, he is part ...more