Kevin is a seasoned producer and engineer who has been instrumental in a number of award-winning projects over his lengthy career. Since his start in 1977, he has worked on more than 700 albums and projects for both local and international artists. His recent work includes remote recordings at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater, such as Mumford and Sons “The Road To Red Rocks”, Amos Lee “Live at Red Rocks with the Colorado Symphony”, and The John Butler Trio “Live at Red Rocks”. Whether your project is backed by a major label, a self-produced indie release, or a gift for a loved one, Kevin will employ his years of experience to make your music shine.
Memberships: NARAS (The Recording Academy), SPARS
Awards and Contributions: RIAA Certified Platinum Record, RIAA Certified Gold Record, Grammy Award, Grammy Nominations, Emmy Award
Elephant Revival, Blues Traveler, Chicago, REO Speedwagon, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Yukon Kornelius, The Wood Brothers, Matt Nathanson, Ben Rector, The Lumineers, Red Dirt, Cypress Hill, B-Real, The Band Perry, Alabama Shakes, Anberlin, Blackberry Smoke, Brett Dennen, Clutch, Coheed and Cambria, Garbage, Global Dance Festival, Jackson Browne, Jimmy Cliff, Lamb of God, O.A.R., Ozomatli, Three Doors Down, Daughtry, Asia, The Gaslight Anthem, Tom Rhodes, All Time Low, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, The Colorado Symphony, Amos Lee, Wilco, G3, Mumford & Sons, The John Butler Trio, Hello Kavita, Beto Terrazas, Chris Daniels & The Kings, Keller Williams, Michelle Shocked, Dave Beegle, Panic! At the Disco, Echo Bay, Tea Leaf Green, Mark O’Connor, Yazbek, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Cup-A-Jo, Chronophonic, Joe Satriani, John Hines, Yo! Flaco, Betsy Sise, Dick Siegel, John Brighton, Alvaro Torres, David Thompson, Mark Nodwell, Bill Douglas, Cordillera, Hot Rize, Darren Curtis Skanson, Taylor Mesple, Rebecca Folsom, Simple Truth, Hazel Miller, Charles Sawtelle, Alan Kelly, Bryan Savage, Vic Cionetti, Mollie O’Brien, Two, The String Cheese Incident, K.C. Groves, Eighth Day, The Samples, Juliana Munoz, Michael Rose, Wind Machine, Kate MacLeod, Ben Winship, Lannie Garrett, Paul Warburton, Dotsero, Pete Wernick, Tim O’Brien, Don Edwards, Cowboy Junkies, Chris Thile, Leftover Salmon, Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers, David Bromberg, Chuck Pyle, Brad Upton Quartet
Jesse has been producing and engineering in Colorado for over 12 years. In that time he worked with a number of major artists projects including; Matisyahu, Widespread Panic, TV on The Radio, Rocco Deluca, Brad Lidge, Natasha Bedingfield, Wu-Tang, Flobots, The Lumineers and hundreds of local bands! He has been a guest speaker on audio and the music industry at the University of Colorado and at various other schools/events.
Jesse has also recorded and mixed many live shows for live TV/internet broadcast and DVD release. Some shows he’s done are, Mumford and Sons, Saint Motel, Dave Matthews Band, Nathaniel Rateliff, Frank Turner, Jimmy Cliff, Global Dance Festival, Jackson Browne, Garbage, Anberlin, GWAR, O.A.R., The Dirty Heads, Alabama Shakes, ZZ Ward, Nora Jones, Yellow Card, Dierks Bentley, Big Head Todd, Blues Traveler, Black Eyed Peas, Brick and Mortar, The Bare Naked Ladies, 30H!3, Channel 93.3, Devotchka, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, And The Flaming Lips… to name a few! Jesse continously strives to push the envelope, stay current, and even create new unique sounds on every record he’s a part of.
Awards and Contributions:
100 Shots, Averse to the End, Austin Young, Rob Drabkin, Reno Divorce, Flobots, Anxious, Red Rocks Church, The Lumineers, Motet, D-Haze, Gabriel Mervine, MTHDS, Trichome, Matisyahu, Widespread Panic, TV on the Radio, Rocco Deluca, Natasha Bedingfeild, Wu-Tang, Hello Kavita, Fred Rainguet, Molly O’Brien, Tim O’Brien, Nick Forester, Mista Poedic, Nexkin, Common, Chamillionaire, Sound Rabbit, Break Through Beautiful, Billy Lips, Controversy, 4914, Hypnotic, Top Flight Empire, My name is Yonnas, BLK HRTS, King Foe, The 14ers, Big Head Todd, and hundreds more!
Tom is an accomplished studio and touring musician and has been a resident composer/producer/mastering engineer at Colorado Sound for over 25 years. He is a credited session keyboardist on hundreds of albums and CDs, and has performed at many jazz festivals across the country. He has mastered hundreds of albums for release, and
Tom is well known for his arranging and production work with songwriters, and truly values that collaborative relationship. “There’s nothing like working one on one with songwriters and hear the songs evolve and reach their true potential. It’s one of the true joys of my life to have the opportunity to be a part of that process.”
Some of Tom’s recent work as a session keyboardist:
-Electric piano track with jazz organist Joey Defrancesco
-Piano and synthesizers on a number of tracks featuring Dixie Dregs bass
player Dave Larue and Steve Morse Band drummer Van Romaine.
-Arranging, organ, and synthesizers with drummer John JR Robinson.
-Organ and electric piano on the last 2 blues guitarist Austin Young CDs
Some artists that he’s performed with:
Nelson Rangell, Chris Daniels, Dotsero, Hazel Miller, Steve Manshel, Lannie Garrett, Mary Louise Lee, Peter Kater, Jeff Kashiwa, Kim Stone from The Rippingtons, The Samples, Colorado Springs Symphony, National Repertory Orchestra
Some career highlights:
1) When touring with The Henry Paul Band, opened for Van Halen and
The Rolling Stones-(what a rush!)
3) #1 download on CD Baby for a song that he did the arrangement and production on
Awards and Contributions: ITVA (International Television and Video Association) award for best music production, #11 on Billboard’s Top Classical chart for Darren Curtis Skanson “Classica”, Orchestrator for musical theatre productions “Heidi” and “Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers” (Walden Family Playhouse), 6-time performer at prestigious Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival, Composer for film “The Life and Times of Alan Ginsberg”
Steve Avedis has been a premier Recording Engineer / Producer in Denver since 1980. Steve has Engineered/Produced for: MCA, Capitol, Columbia, Arista, Sony, and Jive Records to name a few along with numerous independents across the world.
With over 30 years of experience and well over 500 albums and CDs to his credit, he brings a wealth of expertise, professionalism and a progressive attitude to any recording. Some projects include: Tony Bennett, *NSYNC, Kenny Rogers, 10-time Grammy nominee Peter Kater, Eric Trafas “After the Fact” featuring Dave Larue and Van Romaine, Emmy Award Winning “We Are Voices”, Corezero, Chris Daniels, Al Hood, Hazel Miller as well as many other local and regional favorites.
Known for his lively, fun sessions, Steve’s personal touch and fresh approach takes projects into the future.
Memberships: NARAS (The Recording Academy), CMA (Country Music Association Lifetime Member), NATAS (Emmys) , SPARS, AFM
Awards and Contributions: Emmy, RIAA Certified Gold Record, Multiple Emmy Nominations, Multiple GMA, Parents Choice, Billboard Songwriting, Promax
Tony Bennett, Kenny Rogers, *NSYNC, ABC, NBC, Chris Daniels, Today Show, Vocal Pro, Edwin McCain, Hazel Miller, Denise Gentilini, Images, Dotsero, Dave Larue, Van Romaine, Perpetual Motion, Laughing Hands, Kendor Music, Johnny Day, Jerome Gilmer Productions, Alan & Martin, Noble Productions, Dogman, Dick Weissman, Trux, Starkey Productions, Mindy Sterling, New Pants Publishing, Old Pants Publishing, Rob Case, Kelly Andrew, Jubilant Bridge, Lights Along The Shore, IHeart Radio, Hearst Argyle TV, Kenny Beard, Erica Brown Band, Epic Mic, Al Hood, Queen City Jazz Band, Denver Nuggets, Tim Reid, Phillip Bailey, Miss America Pageant, Eikona, Bose Corporation ,Lee Simms, Lynn Skinner, Harry Tuft, Joel Siemion, Steve Thomas, James Stroud, Jimmy Bowen, Ric Podmore, Air Supply, Ernie Watts, KITV Hawaii, Yvonne Brown, Guitar Player Magazine, Songwriter Magazine, Record World Magazine, Mix Magazine, Denver Post, Safeway, Arc Thrift, Air Force Academy, Big Head Todd, Castle Pines, Washington D.C., Walker Williams, Colorado Ski Country USA, Nelson Hinds, Eric Gunnison, Linda Cooze, Lisa Bigwood, Keith Oxman, Mountain of Venue, Rob Mullins, Redstone Records, Ironwood Rain, Catfish Kray, Johnny Neal, KHOU Houston, City of St. Louis, City of Evergreen, MADD, Morning Sidekick, Gearheart, Tanya Perkins, Lannie Garrett, Better Homes & Gardens, Tom Carleno, Linda Maich, Rene Heredia, Old Herman, Pan Jumbies, Sister Renetha, Scrubs, Kelly Moreland, FireFall, 8OM, Sherri Farmer, Mike Saks, Melvonne, Lo Torq, Marcy Baruch, Blake Marvin, Tempting Zen, GI&Joe, Geoff Meyer, Exit 232, Eli Owens, Victory Church, All at Once, Aubrey Collins, Rachel Lampa, Jill Sobule, Don Watson, Aldo Leopardi, Brad Upton, Beth Malone, Jim Becker, Brian Malone, Chandiss, Clay Kirkland, C. Lee Clarke, Danny Masters, Tom & Donna Hatton, Rhinelanders, Robin Braun, Silence, Josh Maxey, Watt Homes, Amber Homes, Fidelity National, Barlow Advertising, Sean McGowen, A Stones Throw, Tom Scott, Suzanne Morales, Roger Williams, Rita Coolidge, Bill Champlin, Super Bowl.
Brandon is a versatile engineer known for his seamless combination of musicality and tech-savviness. He received a Bachelor of Music in Audio Production from the University of Denver, where he also studied Drum Performance and Composition. Brandon brings many additional skills to the studio including songwriting and arranging, session drumming, and synth programming, to name a few. Along with making great sounding recordings, Brandon loves to support artists as they develop their songs from beginning to end.
Awards and Contributions:The Crimson and Gold Scholarship and the Annual Music Scholarship
Elephant Revival, Zach Heckendorf, Chris Daniels, One Republic, Profit, Clare Church, Zakk DeBono, Pure, Man of Words, The Jacob Larson Band, Rod Garnett, Beto Terrezas, Medusa, Derry O’Leary, The Other Black, Johnny Brighton, Ace Boi, Andrew Aragon, Sam Pflam, Liang Yeh Tai, Relampago Musical, Russ Hopkins, Childs Play Productions, Gary Sosias, The Moderators, Gravity Boxcar, Sean Mcguire, Jesse Lambert.
Nick Pelc, brings many years of performing and recording music to his role as a recording engineer.His work has included numerous artists including Ingrid Michelson and the Colorado Symphony, CHON the Contortionist, Todd Rundgren, Danny Elfman and many others. Whether you need a 30 second promo spot or a full CD master, the most important consideration is how expertly your studio balances the Art of music with the Science of recording.
Memberships:ASCAP, UCD Audio Engineering Society, Vice President 2014-2015
Awards and Contributions:B.S. in Music: Recording Arts/Music Business (Summa Cum Laude) University of Colorado, Denver; Certificate, Mix with the Masters, St. Remy France; Certificate, the Musicians Institute, Hollywood, California.
Live Sound: Potters House, The Bluebird, The Gothic, The Marquis, Cervantes, University of Colorado Denver. Artists: Allegeaon, Anchorage, The Arturo Complex, Chloe Tang, CHON the Contortionist, Cloud Catcher, Evanoff, Danny Elfman, Dirt, DopeboyDuce, Flash Mountain Flood, From the Void, Harvest Christian Center, Ingrid Michelson, Jodoja, Klassick, LoCol, Lyftd, Mahkota, Marlo Narwal, The Panoramic, Sky Burial, Sky Law, Stray Suns, Todays Paramount, We All Have Day Jobs, What’s 4 Dinner, Flat Earth Project, Real Talk, Soundr, Mourned by Flies, Healing Touch For Animals, Pattern Dirt, Jerry Barnett Orchestra, Moments Notice Entertainment, YaSi, Outcome Clothing, Kiesel Guitars, Eric Eisen, Big Thirsty Girl, Mosaic, Heroes Say Nothing, Taylor Tuke, Kate Ross, Kevin Netz, Down Goes Fraiser, TV135, Spectacle, Emma Wallingford, Lem Williams, Erik Martin Drums, Cameron Franklin Drums.
Lynnae is a Colorado native, musician, engineer, and educator. She is your contact at the studio from scheduling to
Lynnae brings a comprehensive understanding of the recording process, from writing to release. She appreciates the importance of a solid team, great chemistry and a good laugh in order to help you to achieve your best work. She is dedicated to supporting you in your next great release!
Memberships: Audio Engineering Society, Women’s Audio Mission, ASCAP
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McKenna is the Studio Coordinator at Colorado Sound. Originally from Wisconsin, she has years of experience in the Denver art industry, her passion ranges to many different styles of art, prevalent among them is music. Long fascinated by recording artistry, she has joined the team at Colorado Sound to oversee the front office. McKenna is the main contact for clients, and vendors alike.
McKenna Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management from University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. Her relationship with music starts with a passion for dance and choreography, in which she has a minor, also from UW Stevens Point.
McKenna is certain that the right people with the right attitude in the right space will almost always create something magical. Call the studio to talk to McKenna and set up your recording session today and make your dream come to life!