Capturing great performances for over 30 years. My work has earned awards in many genres and styles, from mixing latin pop to videogame and broadway scores, 100 piece orchestra or Power-Trio, I love it all.

Dan Rudin Recording & Production is more than just my personal services and experience. I have an incredible team and we offer full production services. Contact me about any particular service or let my team and I tackle as much as you'd like! Tracking, mixing, our world class studios and equipment, musician contracting, arranging/orchestration, music prep, programming (pop and orchestral synthestration.)

My client list includes Capcom, Pixar, High School Musical 2, Chayenne, Matt Belsante, James and The Giant Peach, Tommy Torres, Wynonna, Flick, The Newsboys, Puffy, Alberto Plaza, Disney and Music Theatre International.

My credits include

AllMusic verified credits for Dan Rudin:

  • Ricardo Arjona
  • Marc Broussard
  • Donnie McClurkin
  • The McClurkin Project
  • Jack Jezzro
  • The Mambo Dawgs
  • Sam Levine
  • Sam Levine
  • Stephen Kummer
  • Stephen Kummer
  • David Huntsinger
  • David Huntsinger
  • David Huntsinger
  • David Huntsinger
  • Stan Whitmire
  • Stan Whitmire
  • Stan Whitmire
  • Annie Sellick
  • Stan Whitmire
  • Stan Whitmire
  • Stan Whitmire
  • Ricardo Arjona
  • Ricardo Arjona
  • Natalie Grant
  • Matt Belsante
  • Matt Belsante
  • Dan Rudin
  • Natalie Grant
  • Sam Levine
  • Sam Levine
  • Talley Trio
  • Michael English
  • Natalie Grant
  • Natalie Grant
  • Tommy Torres
  • Matt Belsante
  • Matt Belsante
  • Dave Hollister
  • High School Musical Cast
  • Dead Rock West
  • Rissi Palmer
  • Rissi Palmer
  • Michael Martin Murphey
  • Michael Martin Murphey
  • Jo-El Sonnier
  • Jo-El Sonnier
  • Jo-El Sonnier
  • Stephen Kummer Trio
  • The Chris McDonald Jazz Orchestra
  • Billy Dean
  • Shaun Groves
  • Newsboys
  • Newsboys
  • Lari White
  • Vanessa Renée
  • Vanessa Renee
  • VeggieTales
  • Newsboys
  • The CenturyMen
  • Natalie Grant
  • Natalie Grant
  • Donnie McClurkin
  • Plus One
  • Plus One
  • Dave Williamson
  • Dave Williamson
  • Petra
  • Alvin Slaughter
  • Rose Falcon
  • Riders in the Sky
  • The Thorns
  • VeggieTales
  • Erin O'Donnell
  • Riders in the Sky
  • Phil Joel
  • Hezekiah Walker
  • The Love Fellowship Choir
  • Mark Douthit
  • Mark Douthit
  • Beegie Adair
  • Disney
  • Riders in the Sky
  • Newsboys
  • Newsboys
  • Newsboys
  • Newsboys
  • 3rd Faze
  • 3rd Faze
  • Ricky Van Shelton
  • Wynonna Judd
  • Wynonna
  • Newsboys
  • Newsboys
  • Knodel
  • Johnny Q Public
  • Riders in the Sky
  • Michael Martin Murphey
  • Michael Martin Murphey
  • Riders in the Sky
  • Lamar Campbell
  • Mark Baldwin
  • Red Hot Big Band
  • Red Hot Big Band
  • Doug Stone
  • Fleming & John
  • Glen Scott
  • Glen Scott
  • Riders in the Sky
  • Allison Moorer
  • Allison Moorer
  • Romantic Interludes
  • Eden's Bridge
  • Eden's Bridge
  • Eden's Bridge
  • Jack Jezzro
  • Natural Encounters
  • Natural Encounters
  • Natural Encounters
  • Natural Encounters
  • Natural Encounters
  • Natural Encounters
  • Natural Encounters
  • Natural Encounters
  • Natural Encounters
  • Natural Encounters
  • Natural Encounters
  • Beverly Crawford
  • Flick
  • Chris McDonald
  • Chris McDonald
  • Angie & Debbie Winans
  • Regency Singers & Orchestra
  • Dan Oxley
  • V. Keith Mason
  • V. Keith Mason
  • Regency Singers & Orchestra
  • Joan Baez
  • Joan Baez
  • Joan Baez
  • Sons of the San Joaquin
  • Regency Singers
  • Regency Singers & Orchestra
  • Regency Singers & Orchestra
  • Frankie Yankovic
  • Ranger Doug Green
  • Ranger Doug
  • Anna Maria Mendieta
  • Nina Postolovskaya
  • Andy Griffith
  • Tim Malchak
  • Tim Malchak
  • Players
  • Eric Darken
  • Mark Baldwin
  • Eric Darken
  • Mark Baldwin
  • Eric Darken
  • Mark Baldwin
  • Borderlands
  • Eric Darken
  • Eric Darken
  • Meow
  • Ken Holloway
  • New Jersey Mass Choir of the GMWA
  • Donnie Harper & The New Jersey Mass Choir
  • Donnie Harper
  • Ken Holloway
  • V. Keith Mason
  • V. Keith Mason
  • John Hartford
  • Texas Shorty
  • John Hartford
  • Eric Darken
  • Rev. Milton Brunson & the Thompson Community Singers
  • Andy Williams
  • Andy Williams
  • Steve Green
  • Bethel Chapel Worship Team
  • Bethel Chapel Worship Team
  • Alisa Jones
  • Carman
  • Rosalie Sorrels
  • Carman
  • John Hartford
  • Whitecross
  • Michael English
  • Steve Green
  • Steve Green
  • Steve Green
  • New Jersey Mass Choir of the GMWA
  • New Jersey Mass Choir of the GMWA
  • New Jersey Mass Choir of the GMWA
  • Eastern Kentucky Faculty Brass Quintet
  • Shanna Strassberg
  • Stephen Schwartz
  • Dan Rudin
  • Tommy Torres

Gear highlights

  • Neve console
  • all the stuff

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

For mixing I send off a mix and will gladly do up to 2 rounds of revisions if needed. Terms for all other services depend on scope of project.

Reviews of Dan Rudin

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    Not only is he one of the best engineers that I've been lucky enough to work with, his musical knowledge makes him an essential part of the team. Writing and working with a full orchestra under tight time constraints can be a challenge, but having someone like him "at the helm" let's me breath a little easier! btw, he always makes me laugh!

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    Dan is best of class, first of class - come to think of it: he's in a class by himself. In more than 30 years of production as a composer and producer I've never encountered an individual in any creative discipline with the focus, intelligence, creative instincts and sound operational instincts as Dan. He will simply not let you fail.

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    Dan is incredible! Wonderful studio, easy going, and an absolute pleasure to collaborate with.

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    Having worked in Nashville for more than 30 years as an arranger and producer, I have a large number of remarkable recording and mix engineers available. There is still only one guy I trust with my music…Dan Rudin.

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    I've worked with Dan for over 25 years on countless educational and theatrical recordings. Dan always strives for excellence, and never loses sight of the big picture even when attending to the smallest detail. He is professional and thoughtful in every aspect of his work. I'm always excited to hear the finished recording come to life!

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    I worked with Dan on an extremely tight deadline to mix an orchestral video game score. Due to some unforeseen hangups, I needed him to mix six tracks in about 1 1/2 weeks. Though he had other stuff going on, Dan adjusted and even found time to do revisions, nit-picky as they were. And while I was frustrated, he kept his cool, helping me stay calm!

  • Default-avatarover 1 year agoby

    I have worked with Dan Rudin for over 10 years now, and I can honestly say that I know of no other person with as deep a skill set as Dan. Is he an engineer? Yes. Mixer, guitarist, producer, arranger, detail person, tech head? Yep. All those too, but the real intangible is Dan's ability to make the whole process fun and relaxing!

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Interview with Dan Rudin

What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
30 plus years. I started at a studio in Boston at the age of 15, my first real job was staff at the Hit Factory NYC
What are you working on at the moment?
I just finished recording roughly 300 pieces of music for broadway shows. Now I'll be mixing those for a bit.
Analog or digital and why?
Really? You're asking this??
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
I will exceed your expectations. You've never worked with anyone like me.
What do you like most about your job?
Free concert day. Every day.
What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
Q: "When can you do this?" A: "Just as soon as you need it."
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That because I do so many things, I may not be right for what You do.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What problems can I help you solve?
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
Choose someone whose opinion you value.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Score paper, tunes, a pencil and piano
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I produced and engineered the licensing recording for Sweeney Todd. It is one of my favorite Broadway compositions and orchestrations and it was an honor to work on a sacred text like that.
How would you describe your style?
Very opinionated (laughs.) Detail oriented and committed to helping my clients achieve their goals.
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Gogol Bordello. They are visceral, honest and fun.
Can you share one music production tip?
If you're thinking, "we can fix that later," do one more take.
What type of music do you usually work on?
all
What's your strongest skill?
understanding people
What do you bring to a song?
Regardless of genre, I always try to focus on the core musicality of the song and adapt the technology to that.
What's your typical work process?
Since no project is "typical," I don't think I can answer that one.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I have three analog consoles, lots of outboard and an HDX rig with 40-48 I/O. Lots of tracking spaces as well, and we're adding an orchestra room this summer.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
I'm inspired by a great song, or just as often a great performance. The things that move me the most are the human voice and the sound of applause. (don't over-analyze that one :-)
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
As a mix engineer, I pull all the pieces together to deliver a polished, exciting, and emotional experience of your music