Val Valentin

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Val Valentin
Birth nameLuis Pastor Valentin
BornJanuary 6, 1920
Puerto Rico
DiedMarch 24, 1999(1999-03-24) (aged 79)
Reno, Nevada, U.S.

Luis Pastor "Val" Valentin (January 6, 1920 – March 24, 1999)[1] was a recording engineer with six decades of work in the music industry. Much of his work was done for MGM Records and Verve Records. His large discography includes Jazz albums such as Ella and Louis, Night Train, and [[Getz/Gilberto


Valentin's earliest known engineering credits are from around 1951, when he was credited on records released by MGM.

Valentin retained a low profile and little is publicly known about his life.

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  1. ^ "In Memoriam: Luis Pastor "Val" Valentin" (PDF). Retrieved 5 November 2012.