MP&E Visiting Artists

Visiting Artists' Past Recordings

Performers, engineers, and music business professionals are among the industry experts who visit Berklee to offer clinics and master classes about the business and art of making, recording, promoting, and composing music. View past recordings of clinics from artists like Luis Saldarriaga, Gloria Kaba, Tyler Scott, and more. 

Jaheen Sweet

Grammy Award–nominated writer/producer (Lana Del Rey, ASAP Rocky, Kehlani)


Wendy Wang

Los Angeles–based producer/writer (the Aces, Superfruit, Elle King)


Ebonie Smith

Chief engineer, Atlantic Records Studios, New York City (Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monae)


Ann Mincieli

Grammy Award–winning engineer and founder/owner of Jungle City Studios, New York City (Alicia Keys)


Niko Bolas

Award-winning producer/engineer (Neil Young, Warren Zevon, Herbie Hancock, John Mayer, the Mavericks)


Joel Hamilton

Grammy Award–nominated producer/engineer, co-owner of Studio G, Brooklyn (Matisyahu, Pretty Lights, the Black Keys, Iggy Pop)


Om' Mas Keith

Award-winning songwriter, producer, and engineer (Frank Ocean, Jay Z, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu)


Marcella Araica

Award-winning recording engineer and mixer (Usher, Britney Spears, Madonna, Pink, Tiësto, Mary J. Blige)


David Thoener

Multiple Grammy- and Latin Grammy–winning producer/engineer/mixer (David Bowie, John Mellencamp, Santana, Aerosmith, Heart)


Ross Hogarth

Grammy-winning producer/engineer/mixer (Van Halen, Keb' Mo', Jewel, Ziggy Marley, Gov't Mule, Lyle Lovett)

Jason Lehning

Jason Lehning '94

Multiple Grammy-winning producer/engineer/mixer (Jerry Douglas, Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss)

Shawn Murphy

Shawn Murphy

Oscar award-winning scoring recordist and mixer (Star Wars: Episode I, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade)


Wendy & Lisa (Prince & the Revolution)

Grammy and Emmy award-winning recording artists/producers/film composers (Purple Rain, Wendy and Lisa, Heroes, Nurse Jackie)


Leslie Brathwaite

Multiple Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer (Pharrell Williams' "Happy," Ludacris, Monica, Young Jeezy, Nelly, TLC)


Kuk Harrel

Multiple Grammy Award-winning vocal producer/songwriter/engineer (Mary J. Blige, Rhianna, Beyoncé, Usher, Katy Perry)


Young Guru Engineer/Mixer (Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Common, Mariah Carey, Drake, Sade, Coldplay).






Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton
Engineer/mixer (Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Common, Drake, Coldplay)


T Bone Burnett
Producer, engineer, artist, songwriter, film music guru (B.B. King, Ralph Stanley, Elvis Costello, Roy Orbison, Willie Nelson)


George Massenburg H'09
Multi-Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer/entrepreneur; inventor of parametric equalization; owner of GML; recipient of 2009 Berklee honorary doctorate


Elliot Scheiner H'06
Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer/mixer (Eagles, Steely Dan, Foo Fighters); recipient of 2006 Berklee honorary doctorate


Al Schmitt H'14
Multiple Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer; recipient of 2014 Berklee honorary doctorate


Phil Ramone (1934-2013)
Legendary music producer/engineer/innovator with 11 Grammy Awards


Sylvia Massy
Producer, engineer, artist, writer, and educator (Kylie Minogue, System of a Down, R.E.M., Tool, Julio Iglesias)


Daniel Lanois
Multiple Grammy Award-winning record producer/recording artist (U2, Emmylou Harris, Peter Gabriel)


Linda Ronstadt
Multiple Grammy Award-winning and multiplatinum recording artist


John Storyk
TEC award-winning studio designer/architect; principal of Walters-Storyk Design Group (WSDG); built Electric Lady Studios for Jimi Hendrix


Michael Brauer
Multiple Grammy Award-winning mix engineer (Coldplay, John Mayer, Shakira)


Bob Clearmountain
Multiple Grammy Award-winning recording engineer/mixer (Bruce Springsteen, Roxy Music, Rolling Stones)


Roger Nichols (1944-2011)
Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer/mixer/inventor (Steely Dan, John Denver)

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Arif Mardin '68 (1932-2006)
Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer/arranger; former vice president of EMI


Benny Faccone '78
Multiple Grammy- and Latin Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer (Santana, Ricky Martin)


Bruce Swedien
Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer (Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Barbara Streisand)


Tom Dowd (1925-2002)
Legendary producer/engineer; nuclear physicist; popularized the eight-track recorder; pioneered the use of linear channel faders


Ken Scott
Legendary producer/engineer (The Beatles, Elton John, David Bowie, Supertramp)


Russ Titelman
Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer (Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon)


Tony Maserati '86
Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer (Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Pink, Alicia Keys)


Jimmy Douglass
Multiple Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer (Jay-Z, Bjork, Justin Timberlake)


Don Was
Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer (Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt); president of Blue Note Records


Chuck Ainlay
Multi-Grammy Award-winning recording engineer/mixer (Mark Knopfler, Emmylou Harris)

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Trina Shoemaker
Multiple Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer (Sheryl Crow, Joe Cocker, Queens of the Stone Age)


Hugh Padgham
Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer/mixer (The Police, Sting, Phil Collins)


Kevin Killen
Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer (Peter Gabriel, U2, Elvis Costello)


Frank Filipetti
Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer/mixer (James Taylor, Elton John, Korn)


Herb Alpert
Multiple Grammy Award-winning musician with more than a dozen platinum albums; co-founder of A&M Records


Eddie Kramer
Legendary Grammy-winning producer/engineer (Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin)


Joe Chiccarelli
Multiple Grammy- and Latin Grammy Award-winning producer/mixer/engineer (Frank Zappa, the White Stripes, Juanes)


Ed Cherney
Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer (Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Sting)


Bob Ludwig
Multiple Grammy Award-winning mastering engineer (everyone)


Danny "Kootch" Kortchmar
Producer/guitarist (James Taylor, Billy Joel)

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Vance Powell
Multiple Grammy Award-winning recording engineer/mixer (Jack White, Kings of Leon, Buddy Guy)


David Hentschel British Producer/Engineer/Composer/Synthesist (Elton John, Genesis, Queen, Mike Oldfield, Jean-Luc Ponty)

David Hentschel
Producer/engineer/composer/synthesist (Elton John, Genesis, Queen, Mike Oldfield, Jean-Luc Ponty)


David Kahne
Grammy Award-winning record producer/engineer/mixer (Paul McCartney, Tony Bennett, Matisyahu, Fishbone)


Tommy Torres '93
Multiple Latin Grammy- and Grammy Award-winning recording artist/producer (Alejandro Sanz, Draco Rosa, Ricky Martin)


Barry J. Eastmond
Songwriter/producer/keyboardist (Freddie Jackson, Anita Baker, George Benson, Barry White)


Joe Mardin '88
Arranger/producer/composer (Jewel, Chaka Khan, Bette Midler)


Greg Phillinganes
Session keyboardist (Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney)


Tony Brown
Producer/record executive; former pianist in Elvis Presley's touring band; former president of MCA Nashville (Vince Gill, George Strait, Brooks & Dunn)


Kyle Lehning
Multiple Grammy Award-winning country record producer (Randy Travis, George Jones, Kenny Rogers)


John Leventhal
Grammy Award-winning songwriter/producer (Shawn Colvin, Roseanne Cash, Willie Nelson)


Jim Anderson
Grammy and Emmy Award-winning producer/engineer (Weather Report, Bebo Valdes, Ron Carter)

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Tal Hertzberg (1970-2011)
Grammy-nominated producer/engineer/Pro Tools guru (Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, Mary J. Blige)


Don Puluse
Noted CBS engineer; founding chair of MP&E Department at Berklee (Mahavishnu Orchestra, Sly & the Family Stone, Chicago)


Toby Scott
Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer (Bruce Springsteen, John Fogerty, Rosanne Cash)


Nathaniel Kunkel
Multiple Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning producer/engineer/mixer (Lyle Lovett, Carole King, Bon Jovi)


Russell Ferrante
Multiple Grammy Award-winning keyboardist/composer/producer; founding member of Yellowjackets


Bobby McFerrin
Multi-Grammy Award-winning and multiplatinum recording artist/composer/conductor


Neal Pogue
Grammy Award-winning mixer/producer (Janelle Monáe, Lil Wayne, TLC)


Doug Sax (1936-2015)
Legendary mastering engineer (Thelonius Monk, Charlie Byrd, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones)


Kevin Augunas '95
Grammy-winning engineer/owner Sound City Studios (The Lumineers, Delta Spirit, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros)


John LaGrou
Recording engineer/audio designer/owner, Millennia Media

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Howard Massey
Music journalist


Fab Dupont '94
Grammy-nominated producer/engineer and founder, PureMix™


Ethan Johns

World-reknowned British producer/engineer/recording artist (Ryan Adams, Kings of Leon, Paul McCartney, Ray Lamontagne)


Tony Berg
Veteran producer/engineer/guitarist/A&R executive (Jesca Hoop, Weezer, Bruce Hornsby, Squeeze, Edie Brickell)