Tony Dawsey

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Tony Dawsey
Occupation(s)Mastering Engineer
Years active1980 - present
Associated actsJay-Z, Akon, Whitney Houston, DMX, Kid Rock, Ghostface Killah, Moby, Nine Inch Nails, Ronny Jordan, King's X

Tony Dawsey is mastering engineer at Masterdisk in New York City.[1] His credits include artists such as Jay-Z, Akon, Whitney Houston, DMX, Kid Rock, Gang Starr, Redman, Ghostface Killah, Moby, Nine Inch Nails, Ronny Jordan, and King's X.[2]

Tony grew up in Spanish Harlem in New York City. He got a job at Masterdisk in the mail room and making cassettes in 1980. While at Masterdisk, he learned to be a mastering engineer and has since been an extremely notable mastering engineer in the industry, particularly well known for his work with Hip-Hop.[3] He mastered his first #1, multi-platinum album in 1987, which was the soundtrack to the film La Bamba.[1]

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