Brian Gardner

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Brian Gardner
Birth name Brian Knapp Gardner
Also known as
  • Big Bass
  • Big Boss
Genres
Occupation(s) Mastering engineer
Associated acts
Website bigbassbrian.com

Brian Gardner, also known as Brian "Big Bass" Gardner,[1] is an American mastering engineer. He has worked on a number of recordings since the mid-1960s, including classic rock, funk, disco, alternative rock, R&B, hip hop, pop punk and dance-pop.[2] He is known for his work on hip hop albums, including collaborations with Dr. Dre, who gave him the nickname "Big Bass".[3]

He was last employed at Bernie Grundman Mastering, a mastering house founded and run by Bernie Grundman, and is now independent.[citation needed]

Gardner has been nominated eight times for the Grammy Album Of The Year Award, winning it once for the Outkast album SpeakerBoxxx.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs - Brian Knapp Gardner profile and discography
  2. ^ Credits, Allmusic.com
  3. ^ Brian Garder Archived September 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine., Mixonline.com, March 1, 2002. Accessed October 3, 2007.
  4. ^ "Winners". Grammy.com. The Recording Academy. Retrieved 19 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Brian "Big Bass" Gardner". Brian Gardner Grammy nominations. Retrieved August 21, 2017. 

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