I'll mix your record until you are happy.
Sam Polizzi is a highly sought after mixing engineer and music producer from Rochester, NY with a keen ear who keeps his finger on the pulse of what’s fresh in the music scene. His clients include multi-platinum selling artists such as Lou Gramm (Foreigner) and Chris Daughtry, along with several other award-winning artists signed to RCA, Sony, Warner, Nettwerk and BMG Publishing.
Sam’s seamless mixing has also led to teaching a master class at Full Sail University in Orlando, FL, mixing for Grammy nominated songwriters in Los Angeles, CA and producing up-and-coming singers from around the world, including the United States, Australia, Switzerland, Canada, Brazil, Paraguay and Japan.
In addition to local media programming, Sam’s work has also been placed in several national commercials. Most recently, Sam’s productIon has landed artists on the top viral playlists of Spotify, iTunes, and Apple Music.
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Sam has always gone above and beyond to make his mixes sound amazing. He knows how to craft a song and give it the right energy and clarity. We began working together over 12 years ago and I can honestly say that every project has exceeded my expectations. Sam has also been generous enough to share his studio knowledge which has significantly influenced me as an artist and producer. Your music is in good hands with this guy!
Sam is the most skilled and intuitive mixing engineer I’ve worked with in my 28 years of recording and production experience! He has produced and mixed over 50 clients of mine, spanning all genres and vocal styles, and always exceeds their expectations. I also want to point out that Sam has a fantastic ability to communicate and execute each artists’ musical vision. I believe this is partially due to his egoless approach to listening and researching each clients needs and goals as a priority in his process. Thank you Sam!
I have worked with Sam since 2008 and every time we work together, besides it ALWAYS sounding beyond expectations, we’ve also become dear friends. Not something you can always say. His ear for melody and arrangement are not to be underestimated. He is gifted in the sense that he is actually willing to understand the vision of the artist, (a problem in a lot of engineer/producers, I feel), and will work tirelessly to give the artist what they set out to create. I cannot recommend him enough.
I’ve worked with Sam on many projects over the past few years and he consistently delivers radio ready mixes that sound great in any listening environment. He’s an incredibly musical mix engineer who’s instincts are usually right on. I highly recommend using him for your mixing needs!!
Sam is simply the best. We’ve done several EPs with Sam... everything from full-on production to stripped down tunes, to even live recordings. He’s got a great ear and brings a fresh take on the production side. His mixes always elevate the song to the next level. And a bonus- he’s one of the nicest and easiest people to work with!!
I work with Sam all the time. He always provides a professional atmosphere and fantastic results. His clients always walk away happy, and have glowing reviews about his mixes and production.
Interview with Sam Polizzi
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: First and foremost I'm a mixing engineer. It's been my passion for the past 10 years.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a highly tuned mix room with all sorts of vintage gear and plug ins to get the sound you're looking for.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: You send me the song and we have a conversation about what you're looking for in the mix. Then I work until you are happy.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: 15 years of mixing experience.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Anything that is good.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Everything is about the vocals.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. Both sound good and both are useful and necessary.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Mixing Lou Gramm from Foreigner.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The music. It's all about the music. I have to like it to want to work on it.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will mix until you are happy.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I mixed 3 songs of Chris Daughtry's last album. I've been a fan for a while and it was a blast working with him.