JON GORDON will make your audio project stand out from the crowd!
Jon Gordon is a Hudson Valley-based music and audio engineer/producer/composer/multi-instrumentalist with over two decades of experience. He provides first-rate, cost-effective creative and technical services in a personalized and congenial atmosphere. Recently, Jon co-composed and produced a set of 12 music trailers for ESPN for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Previously, he mixed music cues with composer Mark Suozzo and director Whit Stillman for the Sony Pictures feature film “Damsels In Distress”. He also worked on the sound track for “The New Tenants” a film by Joachim Back, which won the 2010 Academy Award for Best Short Film. In 2009, he made the Grammy nomination list for engineering on “Listen” a CD by the Our Time Theatre Co. He has worked with a variety of clients, ranging from stars like Madonna and Suzanne Vega, to major corporations such as NBC, ABC, Fox Network, Avon Corp, and Simon & Schuster Audio. Jon began his career as a professional guitarist and was quickly drawn into recording session work. He became involved with major label bands as a charter member of Arista Records’ power-pop band “Tycoon“. Tycoon’s first record, produced by Mutt Lange, scored a top twenty hit with “Such a Woman” featuring Jon on slide guitar.
He subsequently worked with both Madonna and Suzanne Vega as guitarist, musical director and arranger. Jon is featured as a soloist on three of Miss Vega’s US singles, including the Billboard #3 hit, triple Grammy nominee “Luka” on which he shares arranging credit. He has also toured with Mary Travers and singer/comedienne Christine Lavin.
Jon’s own compositions in the jingle and library music field are heard world-wide, and have appeared as background music on TV shows like Jimmy Kimmel, Letterman, American Idol, Oprah, American Pickers, Good Morning America, and Entertainment Tonight, among others.
Jon works from his own studio facility, Jon Gordon Music Production, Inc., located in Beacon NY, steps from the Metro North train. Being based in his own facility allows him to work fluidly with a variety of instruments, including electric and acoustic guitars, 12 string, bass, baritone, dobro, lap steel and mandolin. He is also a capable MIDI programmer, and has been engineering and mastering on an Avid Pro Tools system since late 1998. Jon also has a second room, a Pro Tools equipped editing suite in his home, to facilitate and streamline workflow. All in all, Jon offers a mature and comprehensive suite of skills and services.
PARTIAL CLIENT LIST:
Avon Corp, Fox Network, The American Heart Association, Weight Watchers, Simon & Schuster Audio, Warner-Chappell Music, Brielle Music, Billy Straus Music, In-Common Music, NJJ Music, HAUS Music, Ronnie Lawson Productions, Universal Production Music, NBC Sports, Patty Scialfa-Springsteen, The Uptown Horns, Jeff Franzell, Holly Lamar, Maria Christensen, Steve Tannen and Lisa Loeb.