Neil Dorfsman

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Neil Dorfsman
Born New York City
Occupation(s) Record producer, audio engineer
Associated acts Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Knopfler, Paul McCartney, Dire Straits, They Might Be Giants
Website www.neildorfsman.com

Neil Dorfsman is an American sound engineer and producer best known for his work with Dire Straits, Bruce Hornsby, Mark Knopfler, Paul McCartney and Sting. He won Grammy Awards for Best Producer for Bruce Hornsby's Scenes from the Southside (1988) and Sting's ...Nothing Like the Sun (1987), a Grammy Award for Best Engineer for Dire Straits' Brothers in Arms (1985), as well as a nomination for Best Engineer for Dire Straits's Love Over Gold (1982). Further, he recorded two tracks on Sting's Brand New Day (1999), which won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Album. He mixed the East Village Opera Company's Olde School, which received a Grammy Nomination for Best Classical Crossover Album in 2009. In 1988[1] and 1998, Dorfman won a TEC Award for Engineer of the Year.

Other popular artists Dorfsman has worked with include Björk, Paul Brady, Def Leppard, Bonnie Tyler, They Might Be Giants, Richie Sambora, and Tears for Fears.[2]

Dorfsman was born in Manhattan and grew up on Long Island.[3] His career began at Electric Lady Studios, where he was trained by Eddie Kramer,[4] and The Power Station, where he became a staff engineer, in the 1970s. As of 2014, Dorfsman lives in La Jolla, California.[5]

Selected works[edit]

Neil Dorfsman has worked on over 300 Albums[6][7]

Soundtracks

Box Sets/Catalogs

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The TEC Awards 1988 Winners". Archived from the original on 2010-10-13. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Neil Dorfsman - Producer / Engineer / Mixer". neildorfsman.com. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  3. ^ "Neil Dorfsman". mixonline.com. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  4. ^ "CLASSIC TRACKS: Dire Straits 'Money For Nothing'". soundonsound.com. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  5. ^ "Neil Dorfsman : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community". sonicscoop.com. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  6. ^ "Neil Dorfsman". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "Credits". Discogs. Retrieved 1 May 2015.