Ted Jensen

Ted mastered Annie's new album

Ted Jensen is one of the world's most in-demand mastering engineers, putting the finishing touches to projects across virtually every genre of music. Ted brings a unique combination of technical expertise and creative feel that allows him to constantly re-define the sonic limits of CDs, DVDs, vinyl records and every other format he has ever worked with. After a stint as a hi-fi equipment designer with Mark Levinson, Ted began his mastering career with Sterling Sound in 1976. Almost immediately, Ted rose to prominence with a string of hits, including The Eagles' Hotel California and Billy Joel's The Stranger. Promoted to chief engineer in 1984, Ted has spearheaded a number of proprietary developments that have kept Sterling at the forefront of mastering technology. In 2002 Ted won the first-ever Grammy awarded for mastering for his work on Norah Jones' multi-platinum album, Come Away With Me. Other classics mastered by Ted include The Police's Ghost In the Machine, Madonna's Madonna, Dave Matthews Band's Under the Table and Dreaming, Marilyn Manson's Mechanical Animals, Santana's Supernatural, Creed's Human Clay, Fiona Apple's Tidal, Pantera's Far Beyond Driven, and Green Day's American Idiot. Ted and wife Connie divide their time between downtown Manhattan and the former Norman Rockwell estate In Vermont.

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