Ben Elliott

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For the American writer, see Ben T. Elliott.

Ben Elliott is a producer, engineer and co-owner of Showplace Studios in Dover, NJ. He has been the Chief Engineer at Showplace since its opening in 1991.
Over the years he has worked with and assisted top producer/engineers like Rob Fraboni, Jason Corsaro, Andy Wallace, and Eddie Kramer.

Recording career[edit]

Ben has recorded, mixed and produced artists for over 20 years. He is known for his expertise in diverse musical genres, having recorded classic artists such as Eric Clapton and Keith Richards (for whom he recorded and mixed "You Win Again," featured on Timeless, the Grammy-winning all-star tribute to Hank Williams, among other projects). Ben has also recorded and/or mixed albums for Leslie West and Mountain, Peter Green, Mick Taylor, Savoy Brown, Jack Bruce, Rory Gallagher and many other rock artists.

Blues[edit]

In the blues genre he has made records with legends Hubert Sumlin, James Cotton, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, and Paul Oscher and Bob Margolin of Muddy Waters' band.

Jazz[edit]

Ben has also worked with jazz artists including Grady Tate, Sonny Fortune and Louis Hayes, and mixed a series of Live at the Blue Note albums. He has worked with R&B musicians Ben E. King, Houston Person, Jerry Jermont, Bill Easley, Bernard Purdie and Wilbur Bascomb, among others, and contemporary bands such as Clutch, Robert Randolph, and the Henry Rollins Band.

Selected Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  • Birnbaum, C (2000). "The Music Man", New Jersey Monthly, November (23).