5-time nominated 3-time Grammy Award winning engineer, producer, mixer, sound designer.
5-time nominated 3-time Grammy Award winning engineer, producer, mixer, sound designer Marc Urselli writes, produces and records artists from all over the world. He also composes music for TV and ﬁlm and does sound design for commercials and mixing for ﬁlm and TV. In 2008 alone he recorded and mixed more than half a dozen movie soundtracks. Marc Urselli was born in Switzerland and raised in Italy. His musical education began at age 12. At age 17 he opened his ﬁrst commercial recording facility in Italy. He later moved to New York City where he began and continues to work at the legendary recording studio EastSide Sound as the resident Chief House Engineer.
In 2005 Marc Urselli participated in the recordings of “Strength” by Roy Hagrove‘s project RH Factor which was nominated for Best Contemporary Jazz Album and in the same year Marc Urselli also participated in the recordings of Lila Down‘s album “Una Sangre (One Blood)”, which won a Latin Grammy Award for Best Folk Album.
Additionally, in 2006 Marc Urselli won two Grammy Awards (Best Instrumental Rock Performance & Best Instrumental Pop Performance) for his work engineering and mixing the entire Capitol/EMI album “American Made, World Played” album by Les Paul & Friends
Credits include John Zorn, Les Paul, Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson, Sting, Joss Stone, The Beach Boys, Lila Downs, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Faith No More's Mike Patton, Rolling Stones' Keith Richards, The Beach Boys, Buddy Guy, Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora, Goo Goo Dolls' Johnny Rzeznick, ZZ Top, Sam Cooke, The Black Crowes, Aerosmith's Joe Perry, Simply Red's Mick Hucknall, Luther Vandross, Simple Minds and many many more. Marc Urselli is an entrepreneur who wears many hats and besides music he is into traveling, kitesurﬁng, guitars, art, web design, the internet, writing and more.
(photo by William Semeraro)
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