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R&B artists such as Beyonce, R. Kelly, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Usher, Sam Cooke, Kool and the Gang, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder, Funk Brothers, Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations and others have influenced, thousands of R&B musicians that have come after them.

If you're a R&B or jazz musician, or simply want to be a music producer like Jerry Wexler, Quincy Jones or Berry Gordy, one thing is for certain: you need to get yourself into a real recording studio to know the ins and outs of recording. With The Recording Connection, learning recording has never been easier; we place you in a real recording studio for private mentoring from an R&B Music Professional who is connected with major players in the R&B scene.  Because we have thousands of active professionals serving as mentors in major recording studios all over the United States and Canada, you don't have to come to us: we'll come to you! You will learn everything you need to know to get the elusive sound you are trying to capture with proper recording and mix-down techniques.  You will also learn Pro Tools and other softwares like Logic, Reason, Ableton; you'll learn all about MIDI devices; and you'll even get the full version of Pro Tools at no additional charge.

Learn what really goes on in the music business, from someone who really knows! Everything you need is included in our low tuition price.  Check out our complete curriculum to see what you will be learning in our hands-on mentor/apprentice program.

The Recording Connection recording school alternative has been around since 1983, and we're constantly tweaking and improving our curriculum to reflect both the current tastes in music and the constant, frequent changes in technology.  Our Pop and R&B Production Program works because it puts you in real world situations, inside top R&B recording studios where you will be working hands-on with the latest equipment and technology.  Most importantly, your private tutor will be an experienced, working music industry professional who knows the business inside and out. Just by putting in the time at the studio, you will get to meet and connect with other music professionals while they are in your studio doing session work.   In this way, not only will you gain hands-on experience combined with practical working knowledge, but you will also put yourself in a perfect position to start a career in music upon graduation.  

One of our many success stories is Billy Flores, who wanted to do live concert sound.  He came across our program, and we hooked him up with a live concert audio mentor. Today, Billy is touring the world doing concert sound for the likes of The Rolling Stones, Eminem, Aretha Franklin, Black Eyed Peas, Sting, BB King, Guns N' Roses and more.  Billy Flores talks about the Recording Connection audio program here.

We encourage you to talk to an admissions counselor about how Recording Connection Audio Institute can help you work on your own music as you take our structured course curriculum in a real recording studio. The Recording Connection is the school that gives you time in a real recording studios to work on your own projects as you go to school with us.