We have just heard the sad news that Phil Ramone has passed away at the age of 79. Phil Ramone had been in hospital for some weeks, he was being treated for an aortic aneurysm.
Ramone was a multi-Grammy winning Producer and Engineer as well as a pioneer of digital recording. Winning 14 Grammys and working with some of the biggest names in Music such as Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Tony Bennett and Stevie Wonder, Ramone had a very successful career spanning many years.
Ramone was also an early adopter of digital formats and is noted to have produced the first commercially available CD Album release - Billy Joels sixth studio album “52nd Street” in October 1982.
He and his talent will be sadly missed and all of us at Pro Tools Expert offer our deepest condolences to Phil’s family and friends. Rest in Peace Phil Ramone.