Appendix II

Awards and Notable Projects

Among the thousands of projects I’ve mastered, a select few have broken through the proverbial noise floor to receive accolades or an award. In this appendix, I list some of these projects and discuss the back story that illuminates how the project was mastered and how I became affiliated.

Awards and Notable Projects

Various Artists: “Gathering of Nations PowWow—A Spirit’s Dance”

  • Award: Grammy® Award
  • Back Story:

In 2009, my friend Syd Alston from Disc Makers referred Derek Mathewes to me, as Derek’s prior Mastering Engineer was no longer available. Derek, along with his family, organizes and runs the Gathering of Nations PowWow (and record label) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They record all of the performances ...

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