Recording Workshop – RECW
|455 Massieville Rd
Chillicothe, Ohio, Ross, 45601
|Former Names||The Recording Workshop|
Recording Workshop (RECW) is a school that teaches the process of music recording and audio production. It is located seven miles south of Chillicothe, Ohio.
Founded in 1977 as "The Recording Workshop", this school was associated with Appalachia Sound Recording Studio. Both entities originated with Joe Waters who had started the recording studio in 1971. Jim Rosebrook joined the school operations in 1979, and became the director in 1980.
Notable lecturers at Recording Workshop include:
- Roger Nichols, Engineer/Producer for Steely Dan 
- Bill Halverson, Engineer/Producer for Crosby, Stills & Nash 
Notable graduates of Recording Workshop include:
- Jacquire King, producer/engineer for recording artists Tom Waits, Norah Jones and the Grammy-winning group Kings of Leon.
- John Keane, owner of John Keane Studios and recording engineer for the groups R.E.M. and Widespread Panic.
- Jon Smeltz, engineer/mixer for The Roots, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, John Legend
- Thomas "TJ" Johnson, engineer, producer, musician, credits with Rancid, Porno For Pyros, Jane's Addiction, Dropkick Murphies.
In 2012, the primary course offered by RECW is the "Music Recording & Audio Production RECW CORE Program. This lasts five weeks and provides 180 hours of training. An extension course is the "Music Recording & Audio Production RECW ADVANCED Program. This offers two additional weeks of training, adding 80 more hours of learning experience. Both of these programs are presented seven times per year.
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