RSR090 – Joe Costa – Recording Ben Folds And William Shatner

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Hear stories about recording William Shatner, drums, piano, and acoustic guitar in RCA Studio A.

Joe Costa is a freelance engineer/mixer in Nashville, TN, originally from Dartmouth MA. A graduate of Berklee College Of Music, Joe started out at Syncro Sound in Boston before moving to Nashville in 1993. Since then, he has worked in many great studios like: Treasure Isle, House Of David, and RCA Studio A (Now Ben’s Place), and with many great artists, producers, and engineers through his career like: Tom Harding, William Shatner and Joe Baldridge (episode 61), and also for more than a decade with Ben Folds.

Joe’s credits include Amanda Palmer, Elizabeth Cook, Lyle Lovett, Sara Bareilles, Ben Folds, and William Shatner (Yup… that William Shatner!), among many others.

"If the musicians are awesome, and the arrangements are great, your job is way easier." @costa71

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"Roll the tape and sit on your hands." @costa71

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