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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.

The list you're viewing is made up of people like Al Schmitt and Danny Duncan. Featuring music engineers, sound engineers, audio engineers, and more, this list has it all. 

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.
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  • Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer,...  more
  • Elliott Brown Bannister III (born August 15, 1951) is a contemporary Christian music (CCM)...  more
  • John Whynot is nominated for Best Recording Engineer in the 2000 Juno Awards....  more
  • Jim Scott is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter and composer in the genres of jazz,...  more
  • Gene Paul is a recording engineer....  more
  • John Harris is a music mixer....  more
  • Robert Jenns Rock (born April 19, 1954) is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, and record...  more
  • Cruz Martínez (born June 21, 1972) is an American musician and record producer. He is a former...  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...  more
  • David Greene

    David Greene is a film score composer and a nominee in the 18th Gemini Award for Best...
  • Kathryn "Trina" Shoemaker is a mixer, record producer and sound engineer responsible for...  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...  more
  • F. Reid Shippen is a mixer, engineer and producer, currently based in Nashville, Tennessee....  more
  • Tom Coyne

    Tom Coyne is a recording and mastering engineer....
  • Kevin Killen

    Kevin Killen is a record producer and recording engineer....  more
  • Vlado Meller

    Vlado Meller is a mastering engineer....  more
  • 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....  more
  • Philip Ramone (born Philip Rabinowitz, January 5, 1934 – March 30, 2013) was a South...  more
  • Adam "Messy" Messinger is a Grammy Award-winning Canadian songwriter, producer and...  more