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Consultant, or Production Manager in the areas of sound recording, live sound reinforcement, music editing, mixing and mastering, video production, stage and broadcast production, detail oriented project management proven through thirty years experience in the music industry.

A personable, self-motivated, business professional, diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels; flexible and versatile, tenacious and efficient with a demonstrated history of producing high quality output in a timely manner and within budget; a creative problem solver, multi-skilled and trained in multi-tasking and team building.

Skills Overview

Project Management
Live Sound Production
Recording Studio Engineering
Musical Electronics Maintenance
Computer-based Recording Technologies
Music Production
Audio Design
Lighting Design
Video Production
Artistic Direction
Stage Production

Professional Experience

Videographer/Consultant/Drum Tech for Super Sonic Soul Pimps 2009 - 2012
Accompanied the band on tour throughout the northwest
Represented the band at SXSW 2010
Shot and transferred video of live gigs

Consultant to Sam Wegman, Singer-Songwriter/Guitarist of Portland Oregon 2010
Advisor to Sam on all aspects of the music business and recording process
Consultant on copyright issues and Intellectual Property protection

Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) 2007- 2009
Performed duties in production management which included house managment, distribution of Event Information, Event
Security, Ushering and Ticket Distribution

Senior Electronics Wizard, University of California, Los Angeles 1982 – 2006

Job required expertise in the following areas: stage managing, technical troubleshooting, multimedia presentation supervision, recording studio engineer, sound reinforcement production, videography, supervision of CD/DVD duplication operations, events scheduling, equipment manager, projects consultant, design and system engineering of audio/video equipment, administration
of technical information, consulting and advising.

Select Accomplishments
• Video/Audio supervisor for Jean Stapleton’s An Italian Lesson
• Video Engineer for the Persian Music Ensemble and UCLAtino in concert, broadcast on Channel 18 in Los Angeles
• Recording Engineer for “Strings and Soul” featuring Kenny Burrell, Ali Jihad Racy and Shujat Khan
• Recording Engineer for Tito Puente and the World Jazz Orchestra

Producer/Director, Chaucer Productions, Inc/Grayson Film Co. Los Angeles 1982
Job title: Producer/Director/Executive Video Editor – responsibilities included production coordination, promotion, research
and script writing

Select Accomplishments
Producer/Director for Poéte Somnolant, a twenty minute pilot and a one hour documentary on the life of Jim Morrison, 1960s
poet and lead singer of the rock band The Doors

Sound Technician, The Village Recorder Los Angeles 1978-1981
Responsibilities included maintenance of all studio equipment and technical support with the Chief Engineer for all recording sessions, mic placement, format transfers, and sound editing

Select Accomplishments
Technical support for: Donald Fagan’s “Firefly” and “Eye to Eye;” Chris Kimsey’s “Tracker;” “Maxus” by Michael Omartian; Luther Van Dross’s “Cheryl Lynn;” and “I Like Your Eyes” by Jermain Jackson, among others

Electronic Maintenance Engineer, Capitol Records, Inc., Los Angeles 1978-1981
Job required alignment, maintenance and repair of Cetec/Gauss Duplication system for 8-track and cassette tapes,
D & D modified King Auto cassette loaders and rewind machines, and overall maintenance of all equipment used throughout the Los Angeles plant. Transitional Consultant for 8 trk. to the Springfield, ILL. manufacturing facility.

Chief Electrician/Lighting Director, Austin Opry House, Austin Texas 1977-1979
Duties included electrical maintenance, lighting system build up, spotlight operation, and stage management

Select Accomplishements
Sound Design for B.W. Stevenson, Denim, Austin All Stars, Willie Nelson, Roger McGuinn and Gene Clark

Lighting Design for Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, Alvin Crow, Muddy Waters, Tom Waits, Jerry Jeff Walker, Willie Nelson,
Waylon Jennings, Steve Goodman, Willis Allan Ramsey, Sea Level, Jethro Burns, and Cooder Browne

1974 A.A. Electrical Engineering Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg Kansas
1971 Texas Military Institute, San Antonio, Texas
1970 Trinity University Journalism Institute, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
1969 Midwestern Music and Art School, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

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