Category: Learning 101

Recording Connection mentor Chad Zuchegno on Becoming at ‘Fixture’ in the Studio

Spend a few minutes talking with Recording Connection mentor Chad Zuchegno, and it’s quickly apparent that 15 years in the business hasn’t curbed his passion for music. “Everyday I wake up, I’m like, ‘Thank...

Recording Connection mentor Donny Baker: Helping Students Find Where They Belong

From a certain point of view, Recording Connection mentor Donny Baker is the least likely person you might expect to be a successful music industry pro. For one thing, coming from a family of...

Recording Connection graduate Paul Raymond turns Externship into Full-Time Job

When it comes to his opinion on classroom education, Recording Connection graduate Paul Raymond pulls no punches. “I hated school,” he admits. “I went to first grade at a public school, and then I...

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Recording Connection mentor Frenchie Smith on his Journey to Success & Opening Doors for Others

The story of Grammy-nominated producer/engineer and Recording Connection mentor Chris “Frenchie” Smith is in many ways the ultimate lesson in what can go right in the music industry—from the unique way he got into...