Eric Rudd has
been working professionally in the recording industry for more than
16 years. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin with
a Bachelor's Degree in Music, Eric moved to Los Angeles to begin
his career as an assistant engineer at Ocean Way Recording. During
his seven years at the studio, Eric was involved with every conceivable
configuration of session, including mixing, tracking dates, vocals,
orchestral recording, film scores, and commercials. Album projects
included Rod Stewart, Little Feat, Michael Jackson, Michael McDonald,
Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Herb Albert, Michael Bolton, Sam
Phillips, Los Lobos, and Manhattan Transfer. His work on feature
films included The Commitments, A League of Their Own, Days of Thunder,
and Dick Tracy.
Eric's work as a freelance engineer began in L.A. while working
with producer/songwriter Rod Temperton ("Thriller") for
Island Record's artist Mica Paris. Other projects included work
with Olivia Newton-John, Cliff Richards, Wendy Moten, Ry Cooder,
and jazz pianist David Benoit. Mr. Rudd has also recorded music
for the 1993 World's Fair and made-for-T.V. movies, and performed
music editing work on the NFL's Superbowl Half-time Show.
to Nashville in 1994, Eric Rudd's engineering work continues with
a wide range of album projects, including Rita Coolidge, Big House,
Michael English, Warren Hill, Kathy Trocolli, Clay Crosse, CeCe
Winans, Trick Pony, Glen Medeiros, Victoria Shaw, Chuck Negron (Three
Dog Night), Bernadette Peters, Faith Hill, Shane Minor, and Wynonna
Judd. Another of Eric's achievements includes the mixing of Chet
Atkins' album "Almost Alone" (including "Jam Man,"
winner of the 1997 Grammy Award for Country Instrumental Solo).
lives and works in Chicago. Eric endorse the Metric Halo system
which he says is central to his music production setup. "I
generally track to Radar24, then FTP the files into my computer.
I then use the Mobile I/O for my D/A when I'm doing my editing and
mixing with Nuendo. I also have brought my TiBook and Mobile I/O
to an artist's house to do vocals in their living room."
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