Consultant — Producer/Engineer/Mixer



Jason Richmond is a North Carolina based audio engineer, producer, mixer and musician. His recent credits include Nnenna Freelon, Kate McGarry, Cyrus Chestnut, The Bad Plus, Scott Sawyer, Bruce Piephoff, The Beast, Tony Williamson, Shirley Caesar, The Ciompi Quartet, The Foreign Exchange, Bombadil, Regina Belle, and Mamadou Diabate. He is particularly drawn to working with Jazz and acoustic-based bands and artists, but also has extensive experience in many other genres.  He’s especially interested in finding creative approaches to capturing and mixing sounds in innovative ways.

Jason holds a B.A. in Jazz Studies from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and a M.S. in Recording Arts from the University of Colorado at Denver.  His training also includes studies in North Indian classical music with the legendary Ali Akbar Khan, and a work-study position at the Banff Festival for Jazz and Creative Music, working with trumpeter Dave Douglas.  He spent several years as Chief Engineer at Sound Pure Studios in Durham, North Carolina before moving on as an independent engineer. He has been a teacher and guest lecturer at various colleges, including Francis Marion University and Duke University.

He is currently the Assistant Professor of Music and Sound Recording at Elizabeth City State University, and also owns his own mixing and production studio outside of Hillsborough, North Carolina.

Jason is a member of the Audio Engineering Society and a voting member of the Recording Academy.

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Kate McGarry, Scott Sawyer, Jason Richmond (Soundpure Studios May 2012); photo (c) Teddy Denton