Jack Rouben

Recording/Mixing Engineer

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I've mixed Billboard #1 hits in a variety of genres from Pop, R&B/Funk to Disco including the iconic "I Will Survive", the biggest selling dance single of all time.

Making music is not easy. No doubt you have put a lot of time and effort into getting your track to come out just right. Now it is time to present it to the world with a mix that best captures its feel. You have choices. You can chase the trend and sound like everyone else, or work with someone who will treat your music as its own unique expression. My mixes have generated millions in sales in various genres. Some are classics that are still being played regularly. Experience matters. If you are curious to hear what could be, then let me help you create something that may stand the test of time.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Jack Rouben
  • Valerie Carter
  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Ashley Maher
  • Ashley Maher
  • Ashley Maher
  • Ashley Maher
  • The Emotions
  • Bobby Lyle
  • Céline Dion
  • Howard Hewett
  • Janice-Marie
  • Janice-Marie
  • Deniece Williams
  • Céline Dion
  • Gloria Gaynor
  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • The Emotions
  • Deniece Williams
  • Peaches & Herb
  • The Emotions
  • Drupi
  • Drupi
  • John Frizzell
  • Diana Ross
  • Diana Ross
  • Michael White
  • Diana Ross
  • Ralph Tresvant
  • Céline Dion
  • Céline Dion
  • Dynasty
  • Dynasty
  • Sherrick
  • Stacy Lattisaw
  • Stacy Lattisaw
  • Howard Johnson
  • The Gap Band
  • The Gap Band
  • The Gap Band
  • The Gap Band
  • The Gap Band
  • Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
  • The Gap Band
  • The Gap Band
  • Peaches & Herb
  • Peaches & Herb
  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Valerie Carter
  • Deniece Williams
  • Rim Kwaku Obeng
  • Rim and the Believers
  • Kevin Julien
  • The Byrnes Complex

20 Reviews - 3 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Greg J.
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    Thank you Jack for your expertise, tips, time and attention with this project. Your patience and willingness to adjust, make changes and help perfect my sound is truly appreciated. It is an honor to have you put your ears and hands on my tracks...forever grateful.

  2. Review by Gary M.
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    Gary M.
    After numerous attempts to get my music mixed professionally, out of nowhere Better Sound popped up in my email, I never knew that this site existed, there I found Jack , One of the most successful and influential sound engineers of our times. I knew this was god sent and after sending him my first song to mix, it was pure magic.

  3. Review by Michael (.
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    If patience has a name, it's Jack Rouben. :) Ditto with skill and creativity. We tried Jack after a less successful experience (not on this site), and he gave us exactly what we were looking for: An emotional mix created by someone who truly listened to the music and appreciated the genre we were targeting. It should be added we specifically looked for someone with old school experience, so he was definitely a perfect fit for our project. Also, the project wasn't in English, yet he handled the emotions of the track accurately.

  4. Review by Misgana M.
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    Jack Rouben is a legend. He mixed my song exactly the way I wanted, and even made it sound better than I imagined. He was very patient and made several revisions for me very quickly, based on my request. I look forward to working with him on all my future projects.

  5. Review by tommy m.
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    it was a real honor to work with Jack. he's worked with amongst the best in the industry and has a wealth of experience. his actions, skill set, and experience speaks for itself when he mixed my song.

    Jack was patient, diligent, and understanding the whole way thru. I'm still in disbelief knowing that I had the opportunity to work with him. I would recommend to Jack to anyone and would no doubt be willing to work with him again.

  6. Review by ravi
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    excelet!

  7. Review by Jace L.
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    Jack was professional and fast. The mix sounded great and he was quick to get revisions made and sent back.

  8. Review by Rory H.
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    Great working with Jack! Quality mixer, very happy

  9. Review by Matthew Humphrys
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    When I saw Jack's previous credits I knew that he was the right person to mix the particular record I was working on, so I only contacted him and he didn't disappoint! I can't believe that through this platform you can work with serious pros like Jack and he did things to this mix that made it sound polished and professional with incredible separation between the instruments/parts.

    It only needed an easy tweak for a revision and it was done and he provided multiple mix types for my needs.

  10. Review by Joerg H.
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    The quality of my project went up significantly after Jack's mixing technique was applied. He has great ears, extremely attentive to frequency detail and was making me feel 100% ok with sharing my work with him. He was positive, responsive, and an absolute pleasure to work with. I look forward to working with Jack on many more projects to come!

  11. Review by Julien
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    Great engineer, great person.

  12. Review by Graham H.
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    Jack, produced a great mix, and was patient and attentative to arrive at just what I had in mind, great job, Cheers Graham

  13. Review by Julien
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    It has been an honor to have the opportunity to work with Jack. The music I have been working on of late there are only a few engineers around that truly understand Soul Music's entire history; have been a part of it themselves; have the ear for it and the ability to know what is needed.

  14. Review by Julien
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    Brilliant!

  15. Review by Lukas S.
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    I am very thankful that I met Jack on this plattform because he truly unterstands how to mix a timelesss mix. Nowadays mixing engineers mix their tracks very sqashed but Jack is from the old school and he knows how to mix songs to make them feel alive. I will come back to him sooner than later for sure!

  16. Review by Rick S.
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    Jack is DOPE. He just mixed a behemoth of a song for me.
    His work is totally pro, and he was super patient with me. I had lots of specific asks that he deftly addressed. Even during these crazy times, he was available, quick and easy to work with. Would highly recommend.

  17. Review by Joerg H.
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    Great empathy to my demo mix. He understood immediately what I believe is important for the mix. Warm but exact and full sound, no "clinks" at all. Fast, uncomplicated and effcient communication, very friendly.

  18. Review by Jackson M.
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    Again... a pleasure to work with Jack.
    Beautiful mixing results.

  19. Review by Jackson M.
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    Jack has been amazing to work with. Amazing craftsmen.
    Highly recommended!!!

  20. Review by Andreas M.
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    A great Mixing Engineer! Always there to deliver the best result possible and make your song stand out, with a timeless mix! Definitely recommended!

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