Jeff Glixman

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Jeff Glixman is an American record producer. He has produced, mixed or remastered artists such as Kansas, Gary Moore, Yngwie Malmsteen, The Georgia Satellites and Black Sabbath. Combined sales of his projects exceed 30 million units. [1]

Record producer individual who oversees and manages the recording of an artists music

A record producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album. A producer has many, varying roles during the recording process. They may gather musical ideas for the project, collaborate with the artists to select cover tunes or original songs by the artist/group, work with artists and help them to improve their songs, lyrics or arrangements.

Audio mixing (recorded music) audio mixing to yield recorded sound

In sound recording and reproduction, audio mixing is the process of combining multitrack recordings into a final mono, stereo or surround sound product. In the process of combining the separate tracks, their relative levels are adjusted and balanced and various processes such as equalization and compression are commonly applied to individual tracks, groups of tracks, and the overall mix. In stereo and surround sound mixing, the placement of the tracks within the stereo field are adjusted and balanced. Audio mixing techniques and approaches vary widely and have a significant influence on the final product.

Kansas (band) American progressive rock band

Kansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind". The band has produced nine gold albums, three multi-platinum albums, one other platinum studio album (Monolith), one platinum live double album, and a million-selling single, "Dust in the Wind". Kansas appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the 1970s and 1980s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan. "Carry On Wayward Son" was the second-most-played track on US classic rock radio in 1995 and No. 1 in 1997.

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Career

His first production was the 1975 Kansas album Song for America and he went on to produce their albums Masque (1975), Leftoverture (1976) and Point of Know Return (1977). [2] He wrote additional lyrics on Black Sabbath's Seventh Star (1986). [3] In addition, Glixman has worked as a mixer on 5.1 surround sound projects for the Allman Brothers' Eat a Peach and At Fillmore East , Ludacris' Chicken-n-Beer , Marvin Gaye's Let's Get It On [4] and Bob Marley & The Wailers' Live at Leeds, the second disc in the reissue of Burnin' . [2]

<i>Song for America</i> 1975 studio album by Kansas

Song for America is the second studio album by American progressive rock band Kansas, released in 1975. The album was reissued in remastered format on CD in 2004. The 10-minute title track was edited down to three minutes for release as a single. The 45 R.P.M. edit resurfaced 29 years later as a bonus track on the remastered release, which provided improved sound as well as expanded liner notes, rare photos, and a live version of "Down the Road".

<i>Masque</i> (Kansas album) 1975 studio album by Kansas

Masque is the third studio album by American progressive rock band Kansas. The album was released in October 1975 and was reissued in remastered format on CD in 2001. The album was again remastered and reissued on vinyl in 2014. The opening track, "It Takes a Woman's Love ", was remixed for release as a single, but failed to gain attention. The remix included additional guest vocals and contains segments far different from the album version.

<i>Leftoverture</i> 1976 studio album by Kansas

Leftoverture is the fourth studio album by American rock band Kansas, released in 1976. The album was reissued in remastered format on CD in 2001, and later reissued as Playlist: Leftoverture, although "Magnum Opus" was replaced with "Child of Innocence" from Masque. It was the band's first album to be certified by the RIAA, and remains their highest selling album, having been certified 4 times platinum in the United States.

Glixman is the Executive Vice President of StarCity Recording Company in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and is involved in the ownership and management of professional studios including Axis Sound Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, Caribbean Sound Basin in Trinidad and Lobo Recording Studios in Deer Park, New York. [5]

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Trinidad The larger of the two major islands which make up the nation of Trinidad and Tobago

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Discography

The following is an incomplete list of the records worked on by Glixman since 1974.

TitleYearArtistCredited role
Song for America 1975 Kansas Producer
Masque 1975KansasProducer
Leftoverture 1976KansasProducer
Point of Know Return 1977KansasProducer
Paul Stanley 1978 Kiss Producer, engineer
Corridors of Power 1982 Gary Moore Producer
Chase the Dragon 1982 Magnum Producer
Second Opinion 1982 4 Out of 5 Doctors Producer
Victims of the Future 1983Gary MooreProducer
On My Own Two Feet 1983 Paul Barrere Producer
Power & the Glory 1983 Saxon Engineer
Georgia Satellites 1986 The Georgia Satellites Producer
Seventh Star 1986 Black Sabbath Producer
The Eternal Idol 1987 Black Sabbath Producer
Mirador 1987MagnumProducer
Odyssey 1988 Yngwie Malmsteen Producer
Foundation 1990 Magnum Producer
Electric Light Orchestra Part Two 1991 ELO Part II Producer
Live at the Whisky 1992KansasProducer, mixer
Freaks of Nature 1995KansasProducer
The Sabbath Stones 1996Black SabbathProducer
Worlds Away 1996 John Norum Producer
Always Never the Same 1998KansasMixer
Road to Paradise: Anthology 1978–83 MagnumProducer
Double LIVE! 1998Yngwie MalmsteenEngineer
Best of Yngwie Malmsteen Live1998Yngwie MalmsteenMixing
Maximum 80's1998Various ArtistsProducer
Best of Kansas (1999) 1999KansasRemastering
Out in the Fields: The Very Best of Gary Moore 1998Gary MooreProducer
Rock: Train Kept a Rollin'1999Various ArtistsProducer
Under a Violet Moon 1999 Blackmore's Night Engineer, Keyboards
Double Live2000Yngwie MalmsteenMixing
Who Are We Living For? 2000 Dispatch Mixing Engineer
Archives2001Yngwie MalmsteenMixing
Pleasure to Burn 2001 Burning Rain Mixing
Leftoverture (Bonus Tracks)2001KansasAssistant Engineer
Madhouse: The Very Best of Anthrax 2001 Anthrax Mastering
Masque (Bonus Tracks)2001KansasProducer
Universal Motown All-Stars: Holiday Revue It2002Various ArtistsProducer
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Head East2001 Head East Producer
Like, Omigod! The '80s Pop Culture Box (Totally)2002Various ArtistsProducer
Long Days, Black Nights (Compilation) 2002MagnumProducer
Point of Know Return (Remastered)2002KansasEngineer
Blind Date (Windsong)2002Blind DateProducer
Ultimate Kansas2002KansasProducer
Let's Get It On (Remastered) (Bonus Tracks)2003Marvin GayeMixing
Device Voice Drum2002KansasMixing
Instrumental Best2004Yngwie Malmsteen Engineer/Mixing
Mullets Rock2003Various Artists Producer
Doc Rock: Campfire Class (Can)2004Various ArtistsProducer
Instrumental Best Album2004Yngwie MalmsteenMixing
Burnin (Remastered) (Dlx) (Exp) (Dig)2004Bob Marley & the WailersMixing
Sail On: The 30th Anniversary Collection 1974-20042004KansasCompilation Producer
20th Century Masters: Millennium Collection (Remastered)2005Yngwie Malmsteen Producer
Chase the Dragon (Bonus Tracks #2)2005MagnumEngineer
Live (Eng) (Remastered) (Dig)2005Yngwie MalmsteenMixing
Room V 2005 Shadow Gallery Mastering
Corridors Of Power (Bonus Tracks) (Eng)2005Gary Moore Producer
Upstairs2005Orange SkyMixing
Works in Progress2006KansasMastering
Gold: Southern Rock (Remastered)2005Various Artists Producer
Gold: '80s Metal2007Various Artists Producer
Ace Gene Peter & Paul (Box)2006KissEngineer
Masters of Rock2007SaxonProducer
Mullets Rock! Too!2007Various Artists Producer
Reconstruction20074 Out of 5 DoctorsProducer
Song For America (Bonus Track) (Remastered) (Exp)KansasReissue Producer
This Time Around (compilation)2007 Glenn Hughes Engineer
Kansas (Bonus Tracks) (Remastered)2008KansasReissue Producer
Outlaw Country2008Various ArtistsProducer
I Forgot What You Taught Me2008 Sam Barsh Producer
Reconstruction2008Four Out Of Five DoctorsProducer
Essential 3.02008KansasCompilation Producer
Kansas Two for the Show (30th Anniversary Edition)2008KansasProducer/Mastering/Mixing

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