Rich Crescenti has been playing music since he was 9 years old and making recordings for nearly 20 years.
Throughout his career as a freelance engineer, Rich has worked in a number world class recording studios as well as made records in mountain cabins, NYC apartments, and everywhere in between. Rich’s ability to produce top quality sound shines through on his records regardless of location or budget. Confident and skilled in both analog and digital recording, Rich helps bands of all styles make records reflective of their unique perspective.
With over 10,000 hours of classroom instruction time, Rich teaches many classes including: Beginner and Advanced Pro Tools (including ICON), Mixing, Analog and Digital Consoles,Microphone Basics and Stereo Techniques, Analog Tape; Usage,Theory, and Alignment,as well as Advanced Equalization and Compression Techniques.
Rich actively writes pro audio articles, interviews, and reviews.
Even tracks recorded with great care can end up with noise on them. Hiss, buzz, hum, clicks and pops can ruin otherwise great performances and recordings. Rich is proficient at audio restoration and clean-up for music, film and TV, as well as podcasts and commercials.