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Ron Saint Germain

Producer, Engineer & Mixer

Ron's career in the music business began in 1970. He learned the art of recording at two of America's busiest and best recording studios, Record Plant, NYC and Media Sound Studios, NYC. Some of Ron's fellow "colleagues" during those formative years were Tony Bongiovi, Bob Clearmountain, Michael Barbiero, Harvey Goldberg, Joe Gastwirt and Michael Brauer. Since going "Independent" as a Producer, Engineer and Mixer in 1977 his work has amassed over 100 + gold and platinum awards, with sales of two hundred+ million units, garnering 19 Grammy nominations with 14 wins for the Artists. He’s also mixed live and recorded in venues from CBGBs to the 1980 Winter Olympics, Ronald Reagan’s Inauguration Ceremonies and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He has one of the most eclectic discographies in the business working in multiple genres of music. Among some of the more notable Artists include Jimi Hendrix, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, Ashford & Simpson, Mick Jagger, U2, Muse, Bad Brains, Living Colour, 311, Tool, Soundgarden, Sonic Youth, Creed, The Cure, Ziggy Marley, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foreigner, Kraftwerk, Duran Duran, Nels Cline, Kris Davis, Craig Taborn, Mark Dresser, Paul Motion, Ornette Coleman, McCoy Tyner, Jackie McClean, Ben Goldberg, The Last Poets and numerous others.

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