Jason “Zito” Zito is an award-winning Production Manager with over 20 years of experience as a touring professional. With almost eighty countries under his belt, extensive vendor relationships, an attention to detail and open communications amongst his crew and artists, he’s operating at the top of his game and able to juggle multiple artists at once.
Arica Rust is a live sound engineer specializing in Front-Of-House systems engineering based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her expertise lies in designing, deploying, and optimizing sound reinforcement systems tailored to the client’s or artist’s needs. She is an expert in L-Acoustics and advanced user in d&b audiotechnik systems. She also has extensive experience as a monitor engineer, mix engineer, stage tech, RF coordinator, and communications specialist.
Chip Auchincloss is a Monitor Engineer and Backline Tech based in Brooklyn, N.Y., who’s spent the last 20 years living his dream of working in the live sound industry.
I met with Chip at his Brooklyn studio where we dove deep into his upbringing in Philadelphia, his obsession with concerts, and the crazy coincidence of our family connection.
Mark Agnesi is General Manager of Norman’s Rare Guitars, located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. Mark is an expert on Fender, Gibson, Rickenbacker, Gretsch and Martin guitars, making him one of the youngest authorities on vintage guitars in the world. Since starting at Norman’s in 2009, he has sold guitars to every major name in the entertainment business.
Heather Bey is a Monitor Engineer and tech from Long Island who currently works at the Space at Westbury Theatre, mixing a range of events from concerts, MMA tournaments, and more.
A graduate from SUNY New Paltz, Heather was inspired to follow her passion for audio and upon graduating, and has worked steadily over the last few years, building her resume, and further deepening a love for her craft.
Chris Selim is a Musician, Producer, Engineer, and educator based just outside Montreal. He is also the founder of one of the web’s best recording resources; Mixdown-Online, where he shares tips, tricks and guides giving you the upper-hand on your recordings. His popular Youtube channel also serves to share his experience and provide the tools you need to make better recordings.
Justin “Henny Tha Bizness” Henderson, is a Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum, producer, songwriter, and beat maker.
He has produced numerous hit singles for various recording artists including Drake, Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, Jay Z, 50 Cent, Black Eyed Peas, Young Jeezy, R. Kelly, Brandy, Jay Rock, Trey Songz, Ab Soul, Ice Cube, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, Birdman and many many others.