Music 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 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 ...more

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 ...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 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, ...more

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 ...more

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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.

Trina Shoemaker is a recording engineer.

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

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. ...more

F. Reid Shippen is a nine-time Grammy Award-winning music mixer, engineer, and producer, currently based in Nashville, TN.

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 "Phil" Ramone was a South African-born American recording engineer, record producer, violinist and composer, who in 1958 co-founded A & R Recording, Inc., a recording studio ...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

David Hentschel is an English recording engineer, movie composer and music producer who engineered on George Harrison's All Things Must Pass and Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, as well ...more

Sérgio Ricardo Sérgio Ricardo is a Brazilian film director and composer. He directed five films between 1964 and 1974. In 1967 he gained attention when taking part of the third Festival de Música ...more

Smokey Delange is a voice actor.

Enoch Henry Light was a classical violinist, bandleader, and recording engineer. He led a band who recorded as early as March 1927 through at least 1940. In 1928, he led a band in Paris. The ...more

Tom Capone Tom Capone, born Luiz Antonio Ferreira Gonçalves, was a Brazilian music producer and guitar player. Born in Brasilia, Brazil, he died in Los Angeles hours after leaving the 2004 Latin ...more

Frank Filipetti is a 6x Grammy-winning music producer, engineer and mixer who was born in Bristol, Connecticut. He was one of the first engineers to embrace digital. His credits include mixes ...more

Scott Bomar is a composer.

Julio Pena is a recording engineer.

Gustavo Borner is a Latin Grammy Award winning audio engineer.

Peter Karam is an engineer/mixer.

Anton Pukshansky is a record producer, recording engineer and musician.

Eugene Anthony Chaplin is a Swiss recording engineer and documentary filmmaker. He is the fifth child of Oona O'Neill and Charles Chaplin, the grandson of playwright Eugene O'Neill, and the ...more

Andrew Kazdin is a record producer and recording engineer.

Richard Dworsky Richard A. Dworsky is a classically trained pianist and composer who plays Blues and Gospel on a Hammond B3 organ and keeps up with world class pickers playing his unique "Bluegrass ...more

Brian Power Brian Power is a sound editor, sound re-recording mixer, recording engineer, and ADR recordist.

Albert Harry "Al" Schmitt is an American recording engineer and record producer. He has won 21 Grammy Awards for his work with Henry Mancini, Steely Dan, George Benson, Toto, Natalie ...more

Alaa El Kashef is a recording engineer and film sound designer and mixer.

Edin Solis is a record producer and a recording engineer.

Oscar Gómez Oscar Gómez is a recording engineer, mixer and producer.

Ethan Johns Ethan Thomas Robert Johns is an English record producer, engineer, mixer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Johns has worked with artists including Ryan Adams, Kings of Leon, Paul ...more

Jon Stokes is a musical artist.

Álvaro Alencar Álvaro Alencar is a sound engineer.

Alex Garcia-Rivera is a drummer, drum-tech and recording engineer from Boston, Massachusetts.

Gary Paczosa is an audio engineer. He has also been nominated 5 times for the Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. He is best known for working with Alison Krauss and Dolly ...more

Bobby Valentín a.k.a. "El Rey del Bajo", is a musician and salsa bandleader.