We are delighted to announce that Kevin Becka has joined the Production Expert team, helping to further strengthen a fantastic team of writers and cement our reputation as one of the leading music production and post-production blogs on the web.
Expert founder Russ Hughes said of the appointment;
"I am enormously proud of the Expert team already, but the addition of Kevin Becka with his vast experience and reputation helps make an even stronger team and ensures the recording and production community get the great content they have come to expect from us."
Kevin has worked as a recording engineer for over 25 years, working with the top names in music including Kenny G., Quincy Jones, Michael Bolton, George Benson, George Lynch, and more.
An experienced educator, Kevin is co-director and instructor at The Blackbird Academy in Nashville. He has also taught advanced recording at Belmont University, surround recording and lecturer at the Danish Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was director of education and instructor at the Conservatory of Recording Arts for over 10 years.
Kevin is a journalist and author who has worked as editors of Pro Audio Review and Audio Media USA magazines. From 2003 to 2018, Kevin was the technical editor at Mix Magazine. He is the author of The Blackbird Academy Foundations, a book on must-know audio and recording principles, is a member the Country Music Association (CMA), and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP.)