A recording and mixing engineer and record producer for over 30 years, Leslie Ann Jones has held staff positions at ABC Recording Studios in Los Angeles, the Automatt Recording Studios in San Francisco, Capitol Studios in Hollywood, and now Skywalker Sound where she continues her career in recording and mixing music for records, films, video games, and television, and producing records primarily in the Classical genre. She is the recipient of five GRAMMY Awards, including three for Best Engineered Album-Classical.

Recently, Leslie worked as the recording engineer on the Navona Records album SOUNDTRACK OF THE AMERICAN SOLDIER with The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus, conducted by Col. Jim Keene and produced by Dan Merceruio. PARMA Audio Director Lucas Paquette caught up with Leslie to discuss her backstory and the process of making this album. We hope you enjoy this conversation.

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Leslie Ann Jones and Colonel Jim Keene

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SOUNDTRACK OF THE AMERICAN SOLDIER

Navona Records presents SOUNDTRACK OF THE AMERICAN SOLDIER, an album of contemporary works for wind band performed by The United States Army Field Band. Led by Colonel Jim R Keene, the Army Field Band is the U.S. Army’s premier touring musical organization.

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