Ron McMaster

Mastering Engineer
Capitol Studios Mastering

For over three decades, Grammy Award winner Ron McMaster has been one of the mastering industry’s most respected and sought-after engineers. A former drummer and vocalist for 60’s garage rock group Public Nuisance, Ron has spent a significant part of his career working in the hallowed halls of Capitol Studios Mastering where he is renowned for his artisanal lacquer cutting skills. During his tenure, he has worked on a diverse portfolio of projects for artists like LeAnn Rimes, R.E.M, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Tom Waits, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Miles Davis, Pat Benatar, Elvis Costello, as well as on many other seminal recordings.

Raised in Northern California, Ron graduated from Sacramento State College with a degree in Business. He has been a voting member of the Los Angeles Chapter of The Recording Academy for over 20 years and is widely recognized as one of the preeminent jazz mastering engineers in the world. He won a Grammy Award and has received four additional Grammy nominations.