Joe D'Ambrosio Management | Kevin Killen
Kevin Killen

Kevin Killen, 8x Grammy-winning producer/engineer/mixer has spent the last four decades compiling an impressive list of credentials featuring the premier pop artists in the music industry. He has worked with David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, Elvis Costello, U2, Shakira, Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble, Kate Bush, Sugarland, Brandon Flowers (The Killers), and Juanita Stein (Howling Bells) to name but a few.

Kevin recently mixed Graham Nash‘s upcoming Spring 2023 release, Now. Currently, he is working with Patrick Leonard on his new record, Meredith Monk on her new music, and mixing the Dolby Atmos version of “Songbird” by Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie. Most recently, he mixed Straight No Chaser‘s Christmas album Social Christmas. Remixed Donna Lewis‘ landmark album, Now In A Minute.  He’s also mixed Graham Nash‘s live album Live: Songs for Beginners/Wild Tales, mixed two songs for New York pop vocalist, Peter Cincotti, and engineered and mixed Kieran Goss and Annie Kinsella’s debut duo album, Oh, The Starlings.

At the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, Kevin was awarded a Grammy for co-producing and mixing Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble’s Sing Me Home for Best World Music Album. In addition, he was awarded the coveted Grammy for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, for David Bowie’s final studio album Blackstar, and a third Grammy as Blackstar took honors for Best Alternative Music Album.  Additionally, Kevin received an MPG Award in London for recording engineer, as Blackstar was named UK Album of the Year.

These latest awards add to the five previous Grammys Kevin received for his engineering work on Shakira’s Fijacion Oral, Vol. 1 double album release.

Kevin continues to pursue new boundaries for himself as he completed mixing the all-star album called Song Of Lahore by The Sachel Ensemble featuring Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, Sean Lennon, Wynton Marsalis, Madeleine Peyroux, Nels Cline and Jim James (My Morning Jacket) and his first Original Broadway Cast album: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 starring Josh Groban. He also recorded and mixed David Bowie‘s musical, Lazarus, and recorded the British punk rock group The Damned‘s, Evil Spirits, produced by Tony Visconti.


*Mixed Suzanne Vega’s An Evening of New York Songs and Stories.

*Won 3 Grammys at the 2017 Grammys for Best Engineer of the Year, Best Alternative Music Album and Best World Music Album.

*Won 4 Grammys for Shakira’s 11x Platinum Fijacion Oral, Vol. 1.

* Recorded and mixed David Bowie’s Lazarus (the Original Broadway Cast Album).

* Recorded and mixed Johnny Reid’s Juno-winning Best Country Album entitled Fire It Up.

* Mixed Sugarland’s 2x Platinum/most successful release, Love On The Inside, featuring three (3) #1 hits on the Billboard Country Music charts: “All I Want to Do”, “Already Gone” and “It Happens”.

* Mixed and recorded Peter Gabriel’s landmark release, SO, featuring the groundbreaking singles “Sledgehammer,” “Don’t Give Up,” “Big Time,” and “Red Rain”.  5x Platinum in the United States and 3x Platinum in the UK.

During MixCon in Brooklyn, Kevin spoke about his process in the studio and his long history in the industry. Check out his presentation below:


Broadway World – October 2020
Rolling Stone – August 2020
Vents Magazine -June 2020
Celeb Mix -February 2019
RTÉ -February 2017
Recording Studio Rockstars Podcast -April 2017
Take Two Review -April 2016
Sound on Sound Magazine -August 2014
Guitar World -March 2014
USA Today -January 2014
ProSoundWeb -Jan 2014