Jim Anderson

Jim Anderson is a New York based recording engineer and producer.
Specializing in jazz and acoustic music, he has worked with producers
Bob Belden, Michael Cuscuna, Dr. Mark Feldman, Tommy LiPuma, Delfayo Marsalis, Richard Seidel, Kazunori Sugiyama, Akira Taguchi, Creed Taylor, Matthias Winckelmann, among others, and has recorded projects for Toshiko Akiyoshi, Patricia Barber, Terence Blanchard, James Carter, Ron Carter, Jon Fadis, Joe Henderson, J.J. Johnson, Lorin Maazel, Branford Marsalis, Christian McBride, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Maria
Schneider, McCoy Tyner, Phil Woods, John Zorn. Four of his recordings
have received Grammy awards and eighteen have received nominations.

In television, he has worked with the Muppets, and has been the Audio
Producer for "In Performance at the White House" and "The Kennedy Center Gala with the National Symphony" for PBS, among others. Emmy nominations have been given to many of his television projects.

 

A graduate of the Duquesne University School of Music in
Pittsbugh,Pennsylvania, he has studied audio engineering at the Eastman School of Music and Sender Freies Berlin. During the 1970's, he was employed by National Public Radio and engineered and produced many DuPont and Peabody award winning classical, jazz, documentary, and news programs. Since 1980, has had a career as an independent audio engineer and producer, living in New York City. During the years 1999 and 2000, he was the Chairman of the New York Section of the Audio Engineering Society and is presently the AES Vice President for Eastern Sections.

Here is a select discography of some of the more prominent albums which have been nominated for and received various awards. Please click the "discography" link for a more complete listing, as hosted by the All Music Guide.

 

 


Selected Recordings By Jim Anderson

ALFA RECORDS (JAPAN):
THE NUT MAN SPEAKS AGAIN/CYRUS CHESTNUT(SWING JOURNAL BEST ENGINEERING)

ARABESQUE RECORDS:
THE NEARNESS + THE RED QUARTETS/JANE IRA BLOOM

ATLANTIC JAZZ:
REVELATION/CYRUS CHESTNUT

BLUE NOTE RECORDS:
RENDEZVOUS/CASANDRA WILSON + JACKY TERRASON
INNER VOYAGE/GONZALO RUBALCABA (GRAMMY NOMINEE)

COLUMBIA:
TAYLOR MADE/BOBBY WATSON BIG BAND(GRAMMY NOMINEE)
DESERT LADY/TOSHIKO AKIYOSHI BIG BAND(GRAMMY NOMINEE)
I HEARD YOU TWICE THE FIRST TIME/BRANFORD MARSALIS (GRAMMY WINNER)

CONCORD JAZZ:
ALL BIRDíS CHILDREN/PHIL WOODS QUINTET (GRAMMY NOMINEE)

DEUTSCHE GRAMOPHONE (GERMANY):
MUSIC FOR LIFE/CARNEGIE HALL - NOVEMBER 8, 1987

DIW/COLUMBIA:
JC ON THE SET/JAMES CARTER(10-10 RATING CD MAGAZINE)
TALKINí TRASH/JAMES WILLIAMS WITH CLARK TERRY
STRAIGHT STREET/HAROLD MABERN

DIW/DISC UNION (JAPAN):
JURASSIC CLASSICS/JAMES CARTER
THE TIP/DAVID MURRAY

ENJA(GERMANY):
COMING ABOUT/MARIA SCHNEIDER ORCHESTRA(GRAMMY NOMINEE)
REMEMBERING JOHN/McCOY TYNER TRIO

GRAMAVISION:
CASTES OF GHANA/DANCE OF THE LOVE GHOSTS/FIELDS/SHADOWS ON THE WALL/
JOHN CARTER(IMPORTANT RECORDINGS OF THE 80íS)

JVC:
TWO SIDES TO EVERY STORY/TIGER OKOSHI(STEREOPHILE RECORD TO DIE FOR)

MILESTONE:
UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN / McCOY TYNER BIG BAND LIVE AT THE BLUE NOTE (GRAMMY NOMINEE)

PREMONITION RECORDS:
MODERN COOL+CAFE BLUE/PATRICIA BARBER(STEREOPHILE RECORD TO DIE FOR)
COMPANION/PATRICIA BARBER(STEREOPHILE RECORDING OF THE MONTH)

RCA/NOVUS:
SWEET & LOVELY/JAMES MOODY(GRAMMY NOMINEE)
TIMEíS MIRROR/TOM HARRELL BIG BAND (GRAMMY NOMINEE)

SOMETHINí ELSE (JAPAN):
NATURE BOY/JACKY MCLEAN
GONZALO RUBALCABA TRIO AT MONTREUX
V/RALPH PETERSON QUINTET (SWING JOURNAL BEST ALBUM & BEST ENGINEERING)

SONY CLASSICAL:
WANDERING MOON/TERENCE BLANCHARD

VERVE:
JOE HENDERSON BIG BAND(GRAMMY WINNER)
PORGY AND BESS/JOE HENDERSON
SO NEAR, SO FAR/JOE HENDERSON(DOUBLE GRAMMY WINNER)
CARNEGIE HALL SALUTES THE JAZZ MASTERS(EMMY NOMINEE)

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