Alan Sanderson


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Recording Engineer
Company Name
Pacific Beat Recording Studios

Alan Sanderson cut his teeth as a recording engineer while working for Ocean Way Studios in Hollywood, California.  The opportunity gave Alan key skills in working in a large recording studio, which came in handy when Michael Jackson was looking to record a full choir for his HIStory album.  Along the way Sanderson worked with several icons in the music industry including The Rolling Stones, BB King, and Fleetwood Mac.  As his career developed, he became more and more passionate about creating the ideal environment for which musicians could be inspired to record at their best.  He now operates just such a place, Pacific Beat Recording Studio, in Pacific Beach, California, just north of San Diego.