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ROSS PALLONE: Prod. Manager & FoH

Ross Pallone has been working in the pro sound business for over thirty years. He started out as a drummer during his teens and early twenties. He was inspired by great sounding recordings (including those by by Alan Parsons, he says!), and landed his first job at a professional recording studio: Hollywood Sound Recorders. This was home to many highly respected recording engineers and producers. Working with Michael McDonald – who was producing a record for his wife Amy Holland – they became friends and Ross went on to become live sound mixer for Michael for over 10 years and also recorded his second solo album among other recordings.

Ross was nominated for an Emmy for sound mixing in 1995 for .John Tesh Live At Red Rocks. on PBS. He has earned a Gold Record award for Michael McDonald.s British release of .Sweet Freedom., a Platinum Record for Prince.s .Controversy., and Gold Records for John Tesh’s .A Romantic Christmas . and .Live At Redrocks.. As well as mixing Alan’s live sound, Ross is also currently mixing for Brian Culbertson, Christopher Cross, David Benoit and Jeff Bridges. Other credits for live and studio work include: Prince, The Chris Walden Big Band, David Pack of Ambrosia, Paul Taylor, Chaka Kahn, Mindi Abair and Charlie Sexton, among others. For more details, see Ross’s Facebook page under .About. or just Google .Ross Pallone”.