Pro Audio

DJ Chris The Glove remembers when he was a kid listening to Grandmaster Flash’s The Wheels of Steel on repeat trying to figure out what he was hearing and how he could replicate that sound. Chris first became well known for his 1984 appearance in the classic hip-hop movie Breakin’ and for producing...
Terry Christian is a noted recording engineer whose passion for music began as a drummer. While playing in bands as a tennager, Terry took an interest in the process of how records were made. After attending recording school in San Francisco, he applied for a job at Sunset Sound in Los Angeles. His...
Steve Churchyard grew up reading the liner notes of album covers and studying the names of the engineers and studios, which somehow fascinated him just as much as the recording artist. With the help of a guidance counselor, Steve slowly made his way into the recording studio world. He worked at Air...
Lynn Clapp opened a small guitar shop in the back of a piano store in 1967.  He later moved into his own building in Knoxville and called the place Lynn's Guitars.  The store was a hot spot for musicians and for those dreaming of being the next big star.  Lynn focused on lessons and over time...
Bob Clearmountain is best known for his recording engineering, mixing of artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams, Toto, Simple Minds and The Rolling Stones.  It was on Springsteen’s 1984 album “Born in the USA” for which Bob might have gained his widest audience and greatest fame.  The...
Gary Cooper enjoys a well-regarded career in journalism with a run in recording and popular music magazines before his work in the music products industry. He branched out with celebrated articles on the people and musical products for Music Trade News and MI Pro, both published in England. He has...
Roger Cox began his career at Ampeg in Linden, NJ.  At Ampeg he served as Vice President of Operations responsible for Quality, Manufacturing, Service, and Research and Development. During his time at Ampeg, Roger fathered the Ampeg SVT which is still in production. After two years at Altec Lansing...
Sylvia Cunliffe was working for the City of Los Angeles when she created and produced a series of large public events that brought music to millions over the years.  The Los Angeles Street Scene and Country Scene were among her most notable events, which provided over a dozen stages that showcased...
Connie Czerwinski was the president of Cerwin-Vega, the company her father established in 1954 and worked with her father and the team he assembled, which provided many innovations in pro audio. Among the products the company became known for were speakers, the world's first solid-state  "...
DJ D-Styles entered the hip-hop scene B-Boying and popping but soon realized his strength was in DJing. He has pioneered many different scratch styles and techniques over the years and has produced numerous break records. In 2002, he released Phantazmagorea, the first album created entirely from...

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