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news category created 19 October 2012 written by Mick Glossop

Rudy Van Gelder

Rudy Van GelderRudy Van Gelder‘s name appears on more jazz albums than any other engineer, producer or musician. In all Rudy has recorded thousands of records for Blue Note, Prestige, Impulse, Verve, A&M, CTI and other labels — which means he has been personally responsible for a sizable chunk of post-war jazz history.A large percentage of these historic jazz albums were recorded first at Rudy’s parents’ home in Hackensack, N.J., (1947-1959) and then at his studio in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. (1959-present).

Read the interview here.

(photo of Rudy Van Gelder: Maureen Sickler)