Leslie Ann Jones

Skywalker Sound

Music and Story Telling

[Wednesday, June 26]
10:00 a.m.
Theme: Hatch Recital Hall Eastman School of Music

Personal Information

Director of Music and Scoring,
Music and Scoring Recording Engineer and Mixer

A recording and mixing engineer and record producer for over 40 years, Leslie has held staff positions at ABC Recording Studios in Los Angeles, the Automatt Recording Studios in San Francisco, Capitol Studios in Hollywood, and now Skywalker Sound where she continues her career recording and mixing music for records, films, video games, and television, and producing records primarily in the Classical genre. She is a past Chair of The Recording Academy’s Board of Trustees and is the recipient of 4 Grammy Awards, including 2 for Best Engineered Album-Classical. She is also a Trustee for the San Francisco Chapter of The Recording Academy and serves on the Advisory Boards of Institute for the Musical Arts, G.A.N.G. (Game Audio Network Guild), and is an Artistic Advisor to the Technology and Applied Composition degree program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Leslie was also inducted into the NAMM TEC Hall of Fame in 2019.

Leslie also chaired the committee that wrote “Recommendations for Hi-Resolution Music Production, published by the Producers and Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy.