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Producer, recording and mix engineer

Dan Rudin is a unique fixture in the international music scene, bringing together great talents in both engineering and musicianship. Having played in rock, pop and jazz bands, his musical skills give him a strong interface with musicians and clients. This knowledge and ability has made Dan a first call producer and engineer for sessions from 85 piece orchestras to jazz groups to metal bands for over 30 years.

On top of his musical ability, Dan has a keenness with technology that is unmatched, whether finding just the right signal chain for your vocal or managing complex setups in the control room. He was one of the first engineers to adopt the now dominant Pro Tools platform. This technical edge also extends to working under the hood. Dan maintains all of his own equipment for the best sound and reliability, and also actively contributes his own pro audio circuit designs and modifications to the community.

Above all, Dan is a passionate and articulate team leader who strives to exceed all client expectations. He and his team will bring exactly what is needed to your project in an interactive, engaging way that no one else can.

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“An excellent technician as well as an accomplished musician, Dan has delivered superb results on over twenty high-profile projects. He’s always smart, reliable, responsive, and budget-conscious. Great process, great product.”

Ken Cerniglia – Dramaturg and Literary Manager at Disney Theatrical Group

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“When I am planning a project, the first item I work into the budget is Dan Rudin. Dan has a great studio, great gear, and is the fastest cat I’ve ever seen on ProTools. Not only does he bring certain intangibles (consummate professional, great sense of humor) – Dan is also a musician; and he’s always listening to all kinds of music, always growing. And most important to me – I trust his ears and judgement.”

Chris McDonald – Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator

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“Dan Rudin is a wizard. Plain and simple. All he needs is a pointy hat and a wand. He is an expert at everything you throw at him – every style of music, and every aspect of those styles. I love working with him. Dan Rudin is one in a million, I say. And he’s an awesome guy too!”

Jeff Coffin Saxophonist/Composer – Dave Matthews Band, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Jeff Coffin & the Mu’tet, 3x Grammy winner

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“I have worked with Dan since he moved to Nashville from NYC. He was one of the first to adopt Pro Tools and is now whom I consider the best of the best. Not only does Dan engineer, he reads the arranger’s scores, keeps the sessions moving and on time, plus, he has an incredible “ear”. Now he has his own state of the art studio in Nashville. What an unbeatable combination.”

Phil Copeland – Owner, Copeland Broadcast Music

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“Dan is a First Class studio engineer and producer. Being a gifted guitar player he brings musical expertise to his engineering skills and always gives the extra effort to make the project exceed your expectations. Music is an art, engineering is a skill, and Dan embodies the best qualities of both of those worlds. His experience and cool demeanor in the studio help encourage producers make the right decisions and inspire musicians to play at the top of their game. For music recording and production Dan Rudin is your first call!”

Gary Lensenmayer – Music Director, Composer, Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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“Dan Rudin is possibly the most “can do” individual I have ever met. In the field of music, recording, mixing, producing there is nothing that he can’t do… better than most people. He can tear a console apart and fix it on Monday, produce a string session on Tuesday, play guitar for a client on Wednesday, write a jingle on Thursday, tune 15 vocals on Friday and then add a room onto to his house on the weekend. 

If you are ever stranded on a desert island with Dan, he’ll be the guy that figures out how to make a shortwave radio out of a coconut. A+ “hang” in the studio to boot.”

Gary Burnette – Guitarist, Producer

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“Dan is probably best engineer I have worked with in the 30 plus years I have been in the studio business.

Steven Tveit – Music Business Consultant, AFM 257 Recording Services Director

Dan's Blog

This Year, we were honored to compose and produce all the music for two new SeaWorld events; Pop, a bubble art show featuring 19-time Guiness World record holder Fan Yang and Electric Ocean, a night-time EDM event featuring Cirque style acts and a Fireworks spectacular.

Pop was a great team effort… composition by Chris McDonald and Kurt Goebel with composition design by me and orchestrations by Chris. The score features harp and a 16 voice choir with synth and a 64 piece orchestra.

Here’s a video of the show

Electric Ocean features original EDM compositions by Josh Harris, Russ Macklin, Josh Hawkins and Worldwide Groove Corp. Ignite, the 10 minute night-time spectacular features Fountains, Lasers, Fireworks and Flame Cannons, all set to the score Kurt Goebel composed and Chris orchestrated – it’s epic! All produced and recorded here at DRR&P. The soundtrack will soon be released for sale… stay tuned.

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Disney World Christmas

Marco Marinangeli Conducts Mickey's Most Merriest

Marco Marinangeli Conducts Mickey’s Most Merriest

Among the many, many other fantastic scoring projects this year, we are proud to have recorded and mixed two Holiday shows for Walt Disney World, Orlando!

Jingle Bell Jingle BAM! is a new Holiday Spectacular in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Read the rest of this entry

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The new orchestra room at DRR&P

2015 was just a crazy year with both production and construction. I would never have survived it without the tireless help of the entire team here at DRR&P.


We started the year with a full load of productions; Sea Lion High, the new sea lion and otter show for Sea World; new Junior musical versions of Peter Pan (the 1954 musical), Honk, Dear Edwina and Anything Goes; and a new full length musical (and Jr. version) based on the animated film Madagascar! In here somewhere I also managed to mix the score for a video game; more when that’s public.


From April to November 2015, we made it through a massive expansion of our studio building, adding a big, new orchestra recording space to studio A and an entire new studio suite, Studio D (complete with another lounge, shop, and two more bathrooms), to our facility. Read the rest of this entry

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