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Elliot Scheiner

When you think of legendary pop engineers who are simply the absolute best at what they do, the list is a very short one. A single handful at best. The inhabitants who populate that list not only take great pride in their work, but they define what magnificent recordings should sound like. Elliot Scheiner is amongst those few, and you can hear his craft embedded in digital code, or, if you’re lucky, 180 gram vinyl, on such seminal works as Van Morrison‘s Moondance, Steely Dan‘s Aja, Gaucho, and The Royal Scam, Chaka Khan‘s I Feel For You, Rickie Lee JonesPirates, Bruce Hornsby‘s The Way It Is, and The EaglesHell Freezes Over.

From the early days at A&R Studios, Elliot has gone on to produce, engineer, and mix an eclectic selection of talented artists such as Trey Anastasio, Phish, Foo Fighters, Beck, Nine Inch Nails, Faith Hill, Steely Dan, Van Morrison, Queen, Fleetwood Mac, Sting, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, Aerosmith and many others. On the film side, Elliot’s worked on such films as The Godfather, The Godfather II, Tarzan and Meet The Robinsons.

Recently, Elliot’s work recording and co-producing the Broadway Cast album for the musical Caroline, or Change has been nominated for a Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album.

Some of Elliot’s most recent highlights include working as a sound engineer on the soundtrack for the upcoming Broadway musical “A Beautiful Noise,” producing, recording, and mixing the soundtrack for the off-Broadway Florida musical “Knoxville,” producing and recording the soundtrack for the Broadway revival of Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change,” mixing Bobby Weir’s Bobby Weir and the Wolf Bros. Live in Colorado Vol. 2, and mixing Trey Anastasio‘s Live Solo Acoustic show at Carnegie Hall.

In addition to the aforementioned projects, Elliot also worked alongside Gavin Lurssen and his team on Toto‘s recently released Greatest Hits package titled 40 Trips Around the Sun, containing three previously unreleased recordings: “Spanish Sea“, “Alone” and “Struck By Lightning” alongside newly remastered classic tracks. Elliot also mixed Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Destruction in 5.1 surround sound for their fantastical box set, as well as Phish‘s The Baker’s Dozen: Live at Madison Square Garden.


Elliot’s Best Surround Sound Album Grammys are for Beyonce‘s BeyonceDerek and the Dominos‘ Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs, and Donald Fagen’s Morph the CatAdditionally, he won Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best Engineered Album for Steely Dan‘s Two Against Nature, as well as Engineer of the Year on two separate occasions for both Aja and Gaucho.

Elliot has 26 Grammy nominations and 8 Grammy wins. Additionally, he has one Emmy (Outstanding Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming as Music Mixer for History of The Eagles Showtime special), three TEC Awards, and a membership in the TEC Hall of Fame alongside George Lucas.

Recent Accomplishments:
—#1 Album on Billboard Classical Charts with Ben Folds and yMusic’s So There CD
—Mixed Phish’s monumental The Baker’s Dozen/Live At Madison Square Garden box set
—Mixing the Showtime special History of the Eagles
—Won his 8th Grammy for Beyonce’s eponymous album mixed in 5.1 surround sound
—Mixed Beck’s extraordinary rendition of Bowie’s “Sound and Vision”
—Recorded Music for Paul McCartney’s Kisses On The Bottom CD
—Mixed Sting’s Live in Berlin DVD and Sting’s Symphonicities album

Pro Sound News – December 2021
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Pro Sound News – April 2019
The New York Times – January 2019
Consequence of Sound – May 2018
MIX – January 2018
Playbill – December 2017
Steve Hoffman Music Forum – August 2017
A Drink With – June 2014
Ozomatli at Capitol Studios – November 2010
Band Of Horses at Clinton Studios – May 2010