1273 Bay St.
Staten Island, NY 10305
718-420-6400 / 718-986-2108
Recording Workshop, Chillicothe, Ohio
Certificate from Recording Engineering and Music Production Program, 1984
East Stroudsburg State College, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
(now East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania)
Attended from 1981-1984, Communications Major, Psychology Minor
College of Staten Island, Staten Island, New York
Attended Fall 1980
Port Richmond High School, Staten Island, New York
January 2007 to present - Educator, Teaching multitrack recording, Mixing And Mastering techniques to all levels of students at the Collage of Staten Island
January 2000 – Present, Owner/Operator Moon Studios, Staten Island, New York
Designed and built the studio space. Manage all facets, musical and business, of studio operation. Handle all bookkeeping, advertising and promotion, booking studio time, contracting musicians. Act as chief engineer on recording sessions. Produce projects for artists. Perform full range of services the studio offers including mastering, duplication, programming, rehearsals, host podcasts, soundtrack production, voice-over, commercials. Host internships for qualified candidates seeking to learn audio engineering.
Originally a 32-track digital facility, Moon Studios upgraded to 96-track Pro Tools Mix Plus system. Some of the outboard equipment/software in use at Moon Studios includes Reason, Joe Meek EQ’s, mic pre’s and compressors, TLA mic pre’s and EQ’s, PulTec EQ’s, UA LA2A and UA 1176 compressors.
1988-2000, Freelance Engineer
Worked at the following studios – Quad Recording Studios, Right Track Recording, Unique Recording Studios, The Hit Factory, Soundworks, Soundtrack Studios, Laughing Dog Studios, and many others.
Partial list of artists recorded during this time – Miles Davis, Cameo, Kool and the Gang, Lionel Hampton, Katherine Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Kay Ballard, Steve Gadd, Will Lee, Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Bernie Worrell, Yellowman, Sly & Robbie, Jocelyn Brown, Billy Ocean, David Sanborn, Stanley Clarke, Midnight Star.
Partial list of producers worked with – Tommy LiPuma, Larry Blackman, Rick Derringer, Bill Lasswell, Marcus Miller, Charlie Singleton, Shelly Palmer, Roger Tallman.
Partial list of engineers worked with – Tom Edmonds, Dave Ogrin, Alan Myerson, Kevin Hutchinson, Eric Calvi, Carl Beatty.
Word Up! – Cameo (assistant engineer)
Midnight Star – Midnight Star (engineer)
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained – Charlie Singleton & Modern Man (mixing)
Everything’s Kool & the Gang: Greatest Hits and More – Kool and the Gang (remixing)
Amandla – Miles Davis (engineer)
Brave New World – Palace (engineer, mixing)
Someone to Love Me – Jomanda (mixing)
To the Extreme – Vanilla Ice (engineer)
"Show The Military You Care" by Carol Ann Benanti and Tom Flannagan, Staten Island Advance Lifestyle Section:Inside Out, May 20, 2004
"Islander Song Is Global Hit" by Carol Ann Benanti and Tom Flannagan, Staten Island Advance Lifestyle Section:Inside Out, Oct. 28, 2003
“Inside Moon Studios - A Recording Experience" by Laura Jean Waters, The COAHSI Staten Island Arts Newspaper, Nov/Dec 2002 Issue
"Henry Falco Is Man in the Moon" by Dean Balsamini, Staten Island Advance, Aug. 31, 2001
"Rosebank Business Sounds Great" by Bart Horowitz, Staten Island Advance - Island Business Close-Up, Nov 16, 2000
"You’re Never to Old to Rock and Roll" by Michael Wagner, Staten Island Advance, June 23, 2000
Hosted Career Days at Moon Studios for various SI schools.
Donated studio time to community organizations.
Member of the Staten Island Amateur Astronomy Association
Woodworking – designs and builds all manner of projects ranging from easels, boxes, and stools to custom furniture for homes and studios. Built 3 rooms at Quad Recording. Designed and/or build a number of mid-level and home studios. Designed and built MOON STUDIOS.
Assistant Football Coach, Port Richmond High School, 1980
Played High School and College football.
References available upon request