RSR352 – Jon Blass – Grammy Winning Gospel Mixer in Nashville TN - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR352 – Jon Blass – Grammy Winning Gospel Mixer in Nashville TN

How do you mix 160 vocals? Jon talked about the Avid S3, EQ'ing vocals, clip gain tricks, stem routing in Pro Tools, Yosh's Drum Warehouse samples, perfectly cleaning up vocal mixes, setting the perfect breath and ess levels in a mix, and FX.

My guest today is Jon Blass a GRAMMY award-winning mix engineer based in Nashville. His work has also received 9 other GRAMMY nominations, 6 Dove Awards, a pair of Stellar awards, and frequently lands atop the Billboard Gospel charts (including 13 number 1 Gospel Albums). 

Jon’s mix credits include India.Arie, Tweet, Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin, Anthony Brown, Jason Nelson, Donald Lawrence, and many others. He currently sits on the Nashville chapter Producers & Engineers Wing committee of the Recording Academy. 

Jon is also a former executive committee member of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) in Nashville, and is an alum of the Society of Leaders in Development (SOLID). 

Thanks to Anders and Adam Audio for making our introduction!

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