Bill Schnee is an internationally renowned producer, engineer and mix master. He has over 125 Gold and Platinum records and 50 top twenty singles, and is known as an engineer’s engineer.

Bill has worked on dozens of Grammy nominated and winning albums, and has been personally nominated 11 times for The Best Engineered Album category, winning twice for Steely Dan’s Aja and Gaucho.  He also has won an Emmy Award for Best Sound Mixing for a Variety Special and a Dove Award.

In his 50+ year career, Bill has found success in every musical genre, from Pop to Rock to R&B to Gospel to Country.


Chairman at the Board is an intimate, funny, and absorbing look at the music business by an insider who has recorded a host of the greatest musical artists of the last fifty years.
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Over the years Bill has become a great friend and mentor to me. He is an amazing talent and just as wonderful of a human being.
— Manny Marroquin
From the first Dire Straits album on, I was lucky to find myself recording with some of the greatest sound engineers out there. One of the best is Bill Schnee - not just talented and experienced but a lovely guy with a sense of humour to match.
Exercising the purely physical genius of a surgeon or dancer, Bill does recording, mixing, and producing extraordinarily well … maybe better than just about anyone else, living or dead.
– George Massenburg
I’ve known Bill since 1979, when he produced our very first record. Aside from being a world class engineer, he is extremely smart, funny, and compassionate. And, he has lots of great stories to tell.
— Huey Lewis
Apart from being a genius engineer/producer, Bill is charming, without ego, and has a brilliant sense of humour, which I am sure will come across in his book in abundance. I consider myself most fortunate to call him my friend.
Bill is a consummate pro, always in the top echelon of techs and creators in the business. He has also been a good friend for all this time.
I knew Bill Schnee's name long before I met him.  I was in awe of his work then, and still am today.
– Elliot Scheiner
I've known Schnee about 45 years.  I don't know anyone better than Bill - watching him work is a learning experience!
If you have any interest in the magic of great audio, read this book.  It’s a rare look into a life devoted to the art of sound and music.
– Kyle Lehning


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