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Bruce Swedien

Bruce Swedien is an audio engineer and music producer of Scandinavian descent born in Minneapolis in 1934. He is in particular known for his work with Quincy Jones.

He is a five time Grammy winner and was nominated 13 times for the Grammy. He made the best-sold album in the world, " Thriller" by Michael Jackson, he was the sound engineer at the mixing board and worked many years with Jackson.

Recorded and mixed by him the following artists and soundtracks:
Jazz: Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Quincy Jones, Oscar Peterson, Herbie Hancock, Jeff Oster; Pop: Patti Austin, Natalie Cole, Roberta Flack, Mick Jagger, Jennifer Lopez, Paul McCartney, Diana Ross, Rufus and Chaka Khan, Barbra Streisand, Donna Summer, Sarah Vaughan, and the zouk band Kassav'; Scores: Night Shift, The Color Purple, Running Scared .

On 10 November 2001 he was awarded for his achievements as a sound engineer honorary doctorate in philosophy from the Technical University Luleå, Sweden. In conjunction with this, Swedien held "masterclasses" at the Swedish National Radio for practicing sound engineers.

References

*Swedien, Bruce (2003). Make Mine Music. Norway: MIA Musikk. ISBN 8-299-67561-8.
*Q & A with Bruce Swedien: [http://www.gearslutz.com/board/bruce-swedien/]

External links

* [http://www.mixbuss.com/article.php?id=130 Looking Back 25 Years: The Bruce Swedien Interview]
* [http://absy.com/ABSMMI/ITV/SWEDIEN/ukitvbsw.html Bruce Swedien Interview]
* [http://www.asc-studio-acoustics.com/rs-news-jlo.htm Swedien Works With Jennifer Lopez]
* [http://www.royerlabs.com/session_photos/bruce_swedien.html Bruce Swedien On Recording Jennifer Lopez]
* [http://classes.berklee.edu/rjaczko/bruceswedien/index.htm Bruce Swedien - Microphones Master Class]
* [http://www.acousticsciences.com/swedien.htm An Incredible New Sound for Engineers]
* [http://www.uaudio.com/webzine/2004/november/index8.html Bruce Swedien's Autobiography 'Make Mine Music']
* [http://www.jeffoster.com Bruce Swedien discusses Jeff Oster]


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