Pro Audio

Steve Marcantonio began working as an assistant engineer in the New York Record Plant in 1978. He worked on the Blues Brothers project as well as with John Lennon and Yoko. Sadly, Steve was in the studio with John just an hour before he was shot and killed on his way home from the studio. Steve...
David Marshall grew up in a musical home and played piano and cello at an early age.  As part of the Wessex Youth Orchestra he played in many prestigious concerts including the Schools Prom at the Royal Albert Hall and later studied music at City University in London as his interest in electronic...
Gary Marshank grew up in the business his grandfather had established in 1920. The Los Angeles based Marshank Sales focuses on independent manufacturer’s representation of electronic and pro-audio components, an industry that developed during the time his company has been in business. Gary has...
Norman Marshank joined his father’s independent manufacturer’s representatives full time after serving in World War II. His father, David, formed Marshank Sales in Los Angeles in 1920 and over the years the company grew as did the pro-audio industry. Norm took over the business and oversaw its...
David Mash studied guitar in much the same way his mother studied the piano. He was focused on the classical traditions and even took lessons from Andre Segovia. His mother was a student of a student of Chopin! His contributions to music education, which is vast in scope, began when David was 15...
George Massenburg has been the recording engineer on countless successful albums during his long and varied career, but may be best known for changing the way the music products industry looked at pro-audio gear with his 1972 paper on the parametric equalizer. Parametric equalizer, also known as EQ...
Jim Mathews was playing drums and formed a band when he was just ten years old. He was encouraged by his mother, who was a singer in the big bands during the swing era. He soon developed a strong interest in audio equipment as he could see how much gear could help the band improve its sound and...
Kazuo Matsushita is the son of the founder of Audio-Technica, a creative and innovative company that has been an important  part of the music industry since the early 1960s.  When Kazuo began working full time for the company, he led the teams that focused on the designs and production of...
Andres Mayo is a Grammy-winning audio engineer and producer who served as president of the Audio Engineering Society from 2014-2015.  He began his membership with AES back in 2003 and has worked long and hard to expand the organization’s role within Latin America.  He served as VP Latin America...
John McBride purchased the Creative Recording Studio in Nashville in 2002 and changed the name to Blackbird Studios. The now famous studio has recorded an amazing number of top performers such as Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, and John's wife Martina McBride. In 2013, John formed an...

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