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- A Recording Connection Audio School Program -

Apprentice under the legends of the music industry who have made the greatest music of all time. We’re the only school to offer private access to the recording-industry leaders who’ve crafted records for U2, Frank Sinatra, Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Michael Jackson, Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, Neil Young, Hole, Nirvana, Sam Cooke, Ozzy Osbourne and hundreds more.

Imagine learning one-on-one from a legend in their studio. This one-of-a-kind opportunity is only available through The Recording Connection for Master Apprenticeship Programs.


Ryan Hewitt

Ryan Hewitt

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Lady Gaga
Angus & Julia Stone
Harry Connick, Jr.
Sheryl Crow
The Avett Brothers
Joe Cocker
Matchbox 20
Oslo
blink-182
Gloriana
The Roots
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Raphael Saadiq
Tom Morello
Flogging Molly
Barbra Streisand
Tom Petty
Bob Dylan
Luther Vandross
Jimmy Buffett
Blue Oyster Cult

I owe my knowledge, work ethic, aesthetic and career to the wonderful mentors that I’ve been fortunate to work with over the years. Working interactively with a professional that you admire is clearly the best way to learn the art of recording and all the skills that are peripheral to the actual work. That experience can set you up for success far better than a typical recording school.

F. Reid Shippen

F. Reid Shippen

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Death Cab for Cutie
CeCe Winans
Ingrid Michaelson
Cage the Elephant
Chris Tomlin
Dierks Bentley
India.Arie
Jewel
Adam Lambert
Backstreet Boys
Clay Aiken
Avalon
Eric Benét
Jennifer Knapp
A Fine Frenzy
Jonas Brothers
Marc Broussard
Eric Church
Robert Randolph
Jonny Lang
Flyleaf
Switchfoot
Third Day
MercyMe
Newsboys
Lucy Hale
Chesney
Urban
Sam Hunt
Dierks
Lady A
Ingrid Michaelson
India.Arie
Adele
Steven Tyler
Temptations
Colony House
Matthew Perryman Jones
Lucie Silvas
Brett Eldridge
Jake Owen
Jimmy Douglass

Jimmy Douglass

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Timbaland
Snoop Dogg
Bjork
Justin Timberlake
Sean Paul
Kanye West
Ludacris
Al Green
John Legend
Duran Duran
Missy Elliot
Ginuwine
Jay-Z
Aaliyah
Aretha Franklin
Hall & Oates
Roberta Flack
Donny Hathaway
Foreigner
Led Zepellin
AC/DC
The Rolling Stones
Slave
Odyssey
Roxy Music
Gang of Four
Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer

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Robert Plant
David Bowie
Ozzy Osbourne
Pearl Jam
U2
Faith Hill
Deep Blue Something
The Cure
Catherine Wheel
Goo Goo Dolls
Better Than Ezra
The Psychedelic Furs
Bon Jovi
H.I.M.
Gene Loves Jezebel
Tears for Fears
Texas
Switchfoot
Jason Mraz
Blue October
David Cook
The Mission UK
Mother Love Bone
Cutting Crew
Rahki

Rahki

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Kendrick Lamar
Eminem
The Game
50 Cent
Ab-Soul
Mac Miller
Ross Hogarth

Ross Hogarth

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Van Halen
Ziggy Marley
Keb’ Mo’
John Mellencamp
Motley Crue
Jewel
REM
Melissa Etheridge
The Doobie Brothers
Stephen Bruton

Without exception, the value of one-on-one, hands-on experience cannot be out done. This is why I support mentorship and being taught hands on from the people that know. It is also as important to understand people skills as well as the technical and without a person to guide you through this very tricky area, I think the road to a successful career is a long and hard one.”

Detail

Detail

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Beyoncé
Lil Wayne
Nicki Minaj
Drake
Jennifer Lopez
Ray J
Akon
Wiz Khalifa
Flo Rida
Warren Huart

Warren Huart

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The Fray
Korn
Aerosmith
James Blunt
Kris Allen
The X Factor
Howie Day
Better Than Ezra
Augustana
Ashbury
Niko Bolas & Al Schmitt

Niko Bolas & Al Schmitt

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Circle Jerks
Neil Young
Fionna Apple
Steve Perry
James Taylor
Billy Joel
Kiss
Bonnie Raitt
Barbra Streisand
Crosby, Stills & Nash
Toto
Melissa Etheridge
Spinal Tap
Mary's Danish
The Commitments
Bette Midler
Don Henley
Teena Marie
Vance Powell

Vance Powell

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Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown
The Revivalists
Chris Stapleton
Tinariwen Emmaar
Black Prairie
The Dirty Guv'nahs
Peter Bradley Adams
Bobby Bare, Jr.
The Almost Fear
Insane Clown Posse
Sturgill Simpson
Seasick Steve
Various Artists Iron Man 3
Andrew Stockdale
Moon Taxi
LeAnn Rimes
Kings of Leon
Various Artists The Great Gatsby
Caitlin Rose
Red Fang
North Mississippi Allstars
Jack White
The Whigs
Keb' Mo'
Andrew Osenga Leonard
Andrew Peterson
Buddy Guy
The Kicks
Danger Mouse & Danielle
Chris Thile
Wanda Jackson
Johnny Gimble
The Kicks
The Whigs
The Dead Weather
Karen Elson
Andrew Belle
The White Stripes
Hillsong
Seasick Steve Man
Willie Nelson
Jessica Simpson
Jewel
Alicia Keys
Caedmon's Call
Matt Dusk
Raul Malo
Scott Kempner
Head for the Hills
The Whistles & the Bells
Dirk Powell
Leagues You Belong Here
Rafa Sardina

Rafa Sardina

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Elvis Costello & The Roots
Michael Jackson
Celine Dion
Mariah Carey
Shakira
Dr. Dre
Dru Hill
Susan Boyle
Beyonce
Stevie Wonder
Clare Fisher Big Band
Macy Gray
Alejandro Sanz
Lady Gaga
Calle 13
Harry Connick Jr.
D’Angelo
Michael Buble
Placido Domingo

Mentorship is of essence in the present climate of our industry. I strongly believe in it as I am the result of such help throughout my career!

Michael Wagener

Michael Wagener

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Ozzy Osbourne
Metallica
Motley Crue
Skid Row
Alice Cooper
Queen
White Lion
Extreme
Dokken

Producing and engineering audio is a very complex topic. The best choice for an in depth education is a one-on-one personal mentorship with an experienced industry professional, who can concentrate on the specific needs of one student, instead of a more general approach with a whole class.

John Greenham

John Greenham

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Jennifer Lopez
Katy Perry
Ice Cube
Capital Cities
Omar Sosa
Aesop Rock
Dirty Ghosts
Queensryche
Tess Henley
Bad Suns
Alika & Nueva Alianza
Kimya Dawson
Mindless Behavior
Tito Gonzalez
Cobalt Cranes
Sistema Bomb
Young & Sick
Jessie Bridges
The Mantles
The Aislers Set
Annalisa Tornfelt
Jeff Balding

Jeff Balding

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Don Henley
Megadeth
Brett Eldridge
Jana Kramer
Ashley Monroe
Michael Ray
Chris Janson
Taylor Swift
Kellie Pickler
Keith Urban
LeAnn Rimes
Trace Adkins
Brooks & Dunn
Brad Paisley
Shakira
Trisha Yearwood
Matt Linesch

Matt Linesch

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Fool's Gold
Dave Mason
Edward Sharpe
Aaron Embry
Tété
Van Halen
Adam Moseley

Adam Moseley

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Lucybell
Galliano
A. J. Croce
Abandoned Pools
Roxette
Maxi Priest
April Wine
John Cale
Kazumi Watanabe
Bob Bullock

Bob Bullock

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Shania Twain
George Straight
Reb McEntire
George Jones
Loretta Lynn
Glen Campbell
Chick Corea
REO Speedwagon
The Tubes
Crazy Horse
Steely Dan
Waylon Jennings
Kenny Rogers
The Monkees
Keith Urban
Kenny Chesney

My career in the music industry began as an Apprentice working with Master Audio Engineers and Producers. Today I still feel that is the best way to pass on knowledge to new people in this industry!

While I do support Audio Production training in Schools, I believe that Master/Apprentice, one-on-one training is the most effective.

Steve Marcantonio

Steve Marcantonio

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Taylor Swift Band
Hank Williams Jr.
Cheap Trick
Doobie Bros
Thomas Rhett
Billy Currington
Steven Tyler
Reba McEntire
Vince Gill

I believe mentoring someone in the audio field is the best way to go. Especially from those who experienced the music business from the 70s. There are many details that you can't learn at any school. You need to learn that from pros who have been making records for years: those of us who are passionate about making great sounding records. I also think a mentoring program lasts longer than any school in that you can always reach out to your mentor. I plan to stay in touch with any and all of my students. Very thrilled and excited to do this!

Carmen Rizzo

Carmen Rizzo

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Coldplay
Alanis Morissette
Dido
AR Rahman
Ryuichi Sakamoto
Al Schmitt & Niko Bolas

Al Schmitt & Niko Bolas

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Michael Bublé
Celine Dion
Madonna
Queen Latifah
Lisa Hilton
Bob Dylan
Josh Groban
Natalie Cole
Dave Mason
George Benson
LeAnn Rimes
Leon Russell
Paul McCartney
Elvis Costello
Joni Mitchell
Chick Corea
Jane Monheit
Ray Charles
Diana Krall
Tower of Power
Dionne Warwick
K.D. Lang
Michael Jackso
n Aretha Franklin
Paula Cole
Van Morrison
Stan Getz
Cal Tjader
Neil Young
Frank Sinatra
Richie Sambora
The Mavericks
LeAnn Rimes
Jewel
Boz Skaggs
Robert Cray
Melissa Etheridge
EastWest Studios

EastWest Studios

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers
Garbage
Muse
AFI
Sum 41
Slayer
Metallica
Rihanna
Frank Ocean
Demi Lovato
Lea Michele
Kelly Rowland
Janelle Monáe
Rage Against the Machine
System of a Down
Audioslave
Jimmy Eat World
Ryan Adams
Natalie Merchant
Michael Jackson
R.E.M.
Iggy Pop
Incubus
Tom Petty
Blink 182
Green Day
Weezer
Madonna
U2
Patrizio Moi

Patrizio Moi

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Tess
David Jordan
Giorgia
Andrea Bocelli
Bil VornDick

Bil VornDick

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Marty Robbins
Allison Krauss
Mark O’Connor
Béla Fleck
Doc Watson
Jerry Douglas
Ralph Stanley
Rhonda Vincent
Bob Dylan
Charlie Haden
Lynn Anderson
T-Bone Burnett
James Taylor

Experience and application is one of the greatest values in learning an art-form…. that’s why I’m part of Recording Connections Master Mentor series.

Gary Wright

Gary Wright

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George Harrison
Steve Winwood
Salt-N-Pepa
Eminem
Mick Jones (of Foreigner)
Joe Cocker
Busta Rhymes
Joan Osborne
Anastacia
Conway Recording

Conway Recording

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Ariana Grande
Christina Aguilera
Miley Cyrus
Nas
Barbra Streisand
The Roots
Macy Gray
Robin Thicke
Jay-Z
Foo Fighters
Mariah Carey
Justin Timberlake
Katy Perry
Cee Lo Green
Josh Groban
k.d. lang
Limp Bizkit
Mary J. Blige
No Doubt
Flo Rida
Jamie Foxx
Tori Amos
Snoop Dogg
Shakira
U2
Usher
Blink-182
Beck
Lil Wayne
Jewel
Jennifer Hudson
Fergie
The Black Eyed Peas
Carrie Underwood
Better Than Ezra
Dave Matthews Band
Morrissey
Jurassic 5
Metallica
Mos Def
Jennifer Lopez
Evanescence
David Huff

David Huff

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Lady Antebellum
Taylor Swift
Bonnie Tyler
The Doobie Brothers
Armin van Buuren
Kid Rock
Faith Hill
Jewel
Giant
Nick Raskulinecz

Nick Raskulinecz

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Foo Fighters
Ghost
We As Human
Evanescence
Marilyn Manson
Deftones
Coheed and Cambria
Stone Sour
Trivium
Duff McKagan
Mondo Generator
Danzig
The Exies
Ash, My Ruin
Velvet Revolver
Rush, Mastodon
Shadows Fall
Superdrag
Goatsnake
Fireball Ministry
Rye Coalition
Death Angel
Danko Jones
Apocalyptica
Michael James

Michael James

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New Radicals
Too Much Joy
Hole
L7
Maia Sharp
A.J. Croce
Jane's Addiction
Patrick Doyle

Patrick Doyle

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