Bill Gibson (music producer)

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Bill Gibson (born September 8, 1955) is an American music producer.

He is president of Northwest Music and Recording[1] and has spent the last 30+ years writing, recording, producing, and teaching music. He is the author of books and videos about audio recording and live sound; his writings contain simple straightforward explanations of audio concepts and applications. Gibson attended Green River College, Western Washington University, and The Evergreen State College and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Evergreen in Composition and Arranging. From 1978–1981 he was an instructor at Green River College in Auburn, Washington. He approaches technical considerations from a musical vantage point, which tends to make his explanations of sound and audio concepts easy-to-understand for musicians.

Along with his performing and sound operating experience around the country, performing everything from jazz to pop in large and small venues, and as an accomplished musician, Bill also has a vast catalog of albums that he has produced and/or engineered in studios between Seattle, Los Angeles, and Nashville.

Gibson started playing drums and guitar when he was nine years old. He performed in various bands, including The Dukes, Dick and the Dutchmasters, The Sons of Liberty, Strawberry Jam, Midnight Magic, Collage, Rival, Kevin Katz, and Larry Collins.

In addition to being an instructor for Berklee Online [2] and acting as technical director or performer for various groups, Gibson:

Musical productions include albums for Tony Moore, Keith Anderson and Larry Collins.


Book and video titles by Bill Gibson include:


  1. ^ "Bill Gibson". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  2. ^ "Live Sound: Mixing and Recording - live sound equipment". Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  3. ^ "The Quincy Jones Legacy Series: Q on Producing, Book - Hal Leonard Online". Retrieved 2012-01-07.
  4. ^ "Pacific Northwest Chapter". GRAMMY365. 2011-05-20. Archived from the original on 2012-01-02. Retrieved 2012-01-07.

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