FOH Concert Sound Mixer
CONCERT SOUND MIXER
Over 35 years of awarding winning work mixing concert sound for music's most legendary artists. To date, over 4000 shows mixed of every imaginable scale. Regarded as the pioneer of the virtual sound check and live multi-track workflows.
for Live Sound Products
DIGIDESIGN / AVID TECHNOLOGIES
A member of the conception team for the VENUE Live Sound Environment. Helped lead Digidesign into the live sound market as a key member developing live sound technologies and workflows. Creative vision behind all marketing strategies and collateral development including numerous webinar productions for a product line that continues to dominate the live sound market.
Educator and Trainer
Launched a ground breaking 5 day seminar titled "The Complete FOH Engineer" focused on balancing mixing, recording and systems engineers skill sets for all levels of concert sound mixers and systems engineers. His training and seminar work continues to this day.
Producer and Executive
ELDONS BOY PRODUCTIONS INC.
Launched a full service production company offering studio and mobile recording technologies and services with MusiCanvas Specialized Audio Group. Co- founder of Backstage Records; a complete record production, distribution and label representation organization.
A lifetime of learning with continuing studies in music production, video production, sound system analysis and design. Instructor level user in production applications such as Pro Tools, Media Composer and Rational Acoustics Smaart among others
Studies Toward Bachelor's Degree
MISSOURI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Enrolled at MIT directly after graduating high school with sites set on a EE in electronic engineering. Departed to the school in 1980 to pursue a career as a recording engineer/producer and live sound engineer.
High School Diploma
Graduate Valley Park High School Valley Park Missouri. Numerous superlative awards, musician, athlete (wrestling, baseball, basketball)
1992 Winner | FOH Mixer of the Year
- 1993 Winner | FOH Mixer of the Year
1994 Winner | FOH Mixer of the Year
1996 Winner | FOH Mixer of the Year
1997 Winner | FOH Mixer of the Year
2000 Winner | FOH Mixer of the Year
2010 Winner | FOH Mixer of the Year
- 2012 Winner | FOH Mixer of the Year
- 2014 Nominee | FOH Mixer of the Year
2017 Winner | FOH Mixer of the Year
Top Dog Awards
2010 Nominee | FOH Mixer of the Year
- 2013 Nominee | FOH Mixer of the Year
2014 Nominee | FOH Mixer of the Year
2019 TTP "Engineer of the Decade
2018 Winner | Lindenmen Award
2014 Nominee | Pentado Awards
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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
1993 - Present
1999 - 2002
1998 - 2003
The Artist Formerly
Known as Prince
1990 - 1997
1986 - 1992
1985 - 1991
a complete list of clients and references is available upon request
AS AN ENGINEER
One of the most respected and decorated
professional audio engineers in the field of concert sound. Widely regarded as the pioneer of the virtual sound check and multi-track archiving workflows for live sound, designing and deploying the first system in 1995.
AS A MIXER
Mixing concerts and live events of every conceivable format over a career that spans 35 years. Over 4000 live events mixed to date and numerous engineering credits on CD and DVD. His work has been the focus of dozens of feature articles in professional sound industry trade magazines.
AS A MANUFACTURER
Fulfilling the shared role of visionary and specialist on the revolutionary VENUE Live Sound Environment, his influence continues today with the groundbreaking S6L Unified Platform for Avid Technologies; the first live sound mixing platform of it's kind.
AS AN ENTREPRENEUR
Experience in a broad range of successful ventures working as record label owner, producer and engineer for Backstage Records, Eldon's Boy Productions and MusiCanvas Recorders.
A CITIZEN OF THE INDUSTRY
In high demand around the world as a lecturer and presenter. Has composed and produced numerous articles, videos and web blogs on professional audio along with delivering multiple keynote addresses for organizations including The Audio Engineering Society ( AES).
AS AN ADVENTURE ATHLETE
Fitness, mental toughness and sense of adventure are the underlying theme of a life and career complimented by taking on and conquering some of the worlds most challenging events; the Alcatraz Challenge, World's Toughest Mudder, Cactus to Clouds and The Great Wall Marathon just to name a few.