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Thomas "Beno" May

1968   Started working at HAECO (Howard Holzer's Company) making recording consoles and cutting systems.

1972  Studied under Roy DuNann at A&M Studios.

1985   Became the head of "research and development" and "tech support" at A&M Studios.

1984~2004  Taught recording at the University of Southern California.

1996  Left A&M Mastering to join technical engineers at Bernie Grundman Mastering.


Akira Taguchi

1978  He founded JVC Label at Victor Entertainment, International Division and produced about 150 albums including Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Ernie Watts, Eric Gale, Bill Holman, Sadao Watanabe, Terumasa Hino, Native Son, Malta, Hiroko Kokubu, Masami Nakagawa.

1993  He moved to JVC Music LA and keep producing mainly jazz and got Grammy Award twice.

1996  He founded XRCD with Shizuo Nomiyama (X-JVC Yokohama Plant).

2002  He became independent and keep producing music.


Andrew Garver

1987      Worked for Teradyne as an Applications Engineer.

1993      Mastering Engineer at A&M Studios Hollywood.

1999      Grammy Nomination for Mastering.

2001      Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California where he teaches courses on Music Technology for the Thornton School of Music.