Frank Filipetti is a 6x Grammy-winning music producer, engineer and mixer who was born in Bristol, Connecticut. Frank won 4 of those Grammys for The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Monty Python's Spamalot and Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida. He was one of the first engineers to embrace digital. His credits include mixes for such number one singles as  Foreigner's " I Want to Know What Love Is" and " I Don't Want to Live Without You" (which he also produced), the 1983 KISS album, and Lick It Up The Bangles' song, " Eternal Flame." Filipetti engineered and produced Survivor's 1988 album, . Filipetti also recorded and mixed albums for Too Hot to Sleep Carly Simon, Barbra Streisand, Vanessa Williams, George Michael, 10,000 Maniacs, Lauren Kinhan, and James Taylor, whose Filipetti produced, engineered and mixed, winning Hourglass Grammy Awards in 1998 for Best Engineered Album and Best Pop Album.
Frank was nominated for a 2015 Grammy for his production and mixing on Walt Disney Records'
Aladdin Original Broadway Cast Album in the Best Musical Theater Album category. Frank's last Grammy was five years ago in exactly the same category for The Book of Mormon.
A proponent of surround sound, Filipetti has made nine 5.1/DVD projects, including works for
Billy Joel, Carly Simon, James Taylor and Meatloaf. He has recorded and mixed numerous live albums including the Pavarotti and Friends series, 1999's Minnelli on Minnelli: Live at the Palace, James Taylor's Live at the Beacon and most recently, Elton John's . He is also recorded original cast albums for One Night Only featuring A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Nathan Lane, the Grammy-winning and 2000's Annie Get Your Gun Tony Award-winning and Grammy-nominated , among others. Aida
Filipetti currently lives in
West Nyack, New York and is managed by Joe D'Ambrosio Management, Inc.
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^ Frank Filipetti, March 2001