Rich Crescenti has been playing music since he was 9 years old and making recordings since age 17. Cutting his teeth at Soundtrack NYC gave Rich the opportunity to work with many world class engineers and top-tier talent. While there, he worked on Martin Scorsese's " Shine A Light", Spike Lee's "Miracle at St. Anna", and the Sex and The City Movie as well as many New York Staple shows such as The Law & Order Series, Fringe, Gossip Girl and Ugly Betty. As an instructor at SAE, Rich teaches many classes including the ICON/Pro Tools 3, The Neve 88R, the SSL 4000 and Synchronization and Interfaces. Rich is actively freelance engineering, producing and drumming out of several studios in NYC and helping bands make unique recordings. Rich is also the drummer for the popular Brooklyn-based rock band Bugs in the Dark.