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Featured in TIR Episode 214 (Parts 1-2): Recording engineer, producer and inventor George Massenburg, a four-time Grammy winner who for the past 45 years has been involved with more than 400 records. That includes Earth, Wind & Fire’s output from 1975 onward and that group’s associated acts of the Emotions, Deniece Williams and Ramsey Lewis. He has been acknowledged as a key architect of EWF’s classic sound.
Other credited acts include jazz fusion giants like Herbie Hancock, Weather Report, Stanley Clarke and David Sanborn; great bands like Average White Band, Tower of Power, Journey, Little Feat and Toto; and mainstream stars like Linda Ronstadt, Randy Newman, Dolly Parton, Bonnie Raitt, Cher, Billy Joel, Roy Orbison, Carly Simon, Neil Diamond and even Frank Sinatra.
His George Massenburg Labs is a pioneering audio electronics company that has released many innovative recording technologies based on his original designs. Currently, he is an associate professor of sound recording at the Schulich School of Music at Montreal’s McGill University, and a visiting lecturer at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and Valencia, Spain, and at Tennessee’s University of Memphis.
RECORDED AUGUST 2021
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