I have been working as a recording engineer since the 1980's. My first job was at Paramount Recording Studios in Hollywood. I worked there for many years. While employed there,
I had the opportunit y to work with many name acts, such as Prince, Aerosmith, Diana Ross, Iggy Pop, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations,
Womack and Womack, The Jacksons, Stanley Clark, The Commodores, and more. During my time at Paramount, I was the personal engineer for legendary Motown
producer Hal Davis, with whom I worked with for over six years. I feel very fortunate to have had this experience to work with Hal and
In the mid 1980's, I became a freelance engineer to allow me greater opportunity within the industry. During this time I worked on projects involving Miles Davis,
Jackson Browne, Chevy Chase, Manhatten Transfer, and the Yellowjackects to name just a few. To date I have been a participant on more than 1200 records and
In 1991, I designed, built and successfully operated
Sonora Recorders, a professional 24 track recording studio in Los Angeles. Here I had the chance to work with Mick Taylor, Ron Wood, Mothers Finest,
John Mayall, Spencer Davis, Clint Eastwood, Vanity, Chester Thompson (from Genesis), and many more.
In summer of 1996, I was involved in an experimental project sponsored by Lexicon Audio and JBL Co. to mix 5.1 channel surround sound music to be
manufactured in the DVD format for the consumer. This was a big hit at the annual Audio Engineering Society convention in Copenhagen. These sessions
were produced by Bobby Owsinski, and were instrumental in developing
5.1 and surround standards.
I was also fortunate to have had the opportunity to work in Europe, where I was hired to do many projects for Artbeat Records in Hamburg. I also did records
for The Berlin Blues Brothers, Alicia, Super Mario Brothers, A Punto, The Hamburg Volkstuemliches Chor, and three records for K and P/ BMG artists, "Keimzeit",
and more. After my stint in Hamburg, I went to Korea on a 3 month contract to engineer various projects for Bay Productions in Seoul. There I did albums for
"Apollo", and "Eye to Eye". I also worked on a project for Korean superstar John Park. For a time I was constantly traveling between Europe and Los Angeles, working
on various recording projects. In April of 2000, I returned to Los Angeles on a more permanenet basis, where I have been doing various projects as a freelance engineer.
In October of 2001, I built my exsisting studio. It has since delevoped from a small Digi01 "work station" studio into a full blown ProTools HD band tracking and mixing studio
that can accomodate live tracking sessions as well as edit, mix, and mastering sessions.