For many years, Kansas City, MO has been making its mark on American music. As early as the 1930s, Kansas City developed its own signature jazz sound, a bluesy, swinging alternative to the big band sound. This sound quickly came be known as 'Kansas City jazz,' spearheaded by such jazz legends as Count Basie, Bennie Moten, Charlie Parker and others.

Today, Kansas City continues its rich musical tradition with an active an influential music scene spanning multiple genres, spawning such notable musical artists as Janelle Monae, Melissa Etheridge, David Cook, Oleta Adams and Chely Wright, to name a few.

On this page, you'll find a number of individuals who are professional audio engineers and music producers--top-shelf professionals who received their training at the Recording Connection Audio Institute of Kansas City. Each of these people learned their skills in real Kansas City recording studios through one-on-one mentoring with some of the best audio professionals in the business. Be sure to check out their websites to learn more about the benefits of attending Recording Connection, or if you are in need of professional recording and engineering services. For more information on the Recording Connection Audio Institute, click here.

Latest Blog Entries from Kansas City Recording Connection Students

Danny Rosales

Mic placementPosted by Danny Rosales on 2015-10-08

This chapter over mic placement was very good food for thought. Even though they recommand certain mics for recording certain instruments and vocals I think it is wise to keep those as "safe points" and not be afraid to venture past that, each ear is different and each mic can perform better at different dbs... Read More >>