Bob Both - Recording engineer and record producer

Bob Both has over 30 years experience as a recording engineer/producer working with artists such as James Brown. Read his credits here:

•November 2007 – Recorded & Mixed FRED WESLEYS “Funk For Your Ass” album at Twain recording for Columbia Music Japan. The album also features renowned funk drummers Clyde Stubblefield and Jabo Starks.

 

•May 1999
Recorded and mixed the audio for the "Accelerate Your Playing Series" produced by Rittor Music for The Berklee Press. The four video series features Berklee College of Music Professors Tomo Fujita (guitar), Dave Limina (keyboards), Larry Finn (drums) and Anthony Vitti (bass). Filmed at Alien Flyers Studio, NYC.

 

•February 1999
Recorded and mixed the audio for the drum instructional video "The Soul Of The Funky Drummers" produced by Ritter Music and released on Warner Brothers. The sessions were filmed at Beartracks Studio in Suffern, NY and featured Clyde Stubblefield , John "Jabo" Starks, Fred Thomas and Fred Wesley all from James Browns band as well as guitarist, John Scofield and keyboardist, John Medeski.

 

•September 1998
Recorded, mixed and co-produced THE JB's Reunion Album– “Bring The Funk On Down”. Produced and arranged by Fred Wesley. The album features former JB's members, Fred Thomas, St. Claire Pinckey, Johnny Griggs, Russell Crimes, Bobby Byrd, Pee Wee Ellis, Clyde Stubblefield, John Starks and others. Recorded at Audio Arts, Atlanta , GA and mixed at Bob Boths' Twain Recording, West Milford, NJ.

 

•May 1973 & August 1974
Supervised the recording and mix down for James Brown's two appearances on NBC's "In Concert" . Taped at the Aquarius Theater, Hollywood, California.

 

•August 1974
Directed mixing of James Brown on "Midnight Special", Taped at CBS Center, Burbank. California.

 

•September 1974
Engineered the recording of James Brown for "Festival In Zaire", Recorded live in Kinshasa, Africa. Worked with the Record Plant Remote crew. The tapes were remixed as part of the soundtrack to the video documentary "When They Were Kings" released in 1997.

Bob is listed in Marquis Who's Who in Entertainment from the first edition in 1989 to present for his achievements as a producer and recording engineer. Bob is also listed in Marquis Who's Who In America.

 

Bob has received three RIAA Gold Record Awards for recordings with James Brown.

 

bob both, record producer at the mixing console in the recording studio

 

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BOB BOTH - DISCOGRAPHY

Partial List Of Recording Credits
 
James Brown (Polydor/Polygram Records Albums)     


• James Brown - Get On The Good Foot - Double Album – Single Certified Gold
 • James Brown - Soul Classics Volume I
 • James Brown - Black Caesar - Soundtrack Album
 • James Brown - Slaughters Big Rip-Off - Soundtrack Album
 • James Brown - The Payback - Double Album - Certified Gold Album & Single
 • James Brown - Reality
 • James Brown - Hell - Double Album
 • James Brown - Sex Machine Today
 • James Brown - Everybodys Doin The Hustle
 • James Brown - Hot
 • James Brown - Body Heat
 • James Brown - Make It Funky 1971 - 1975 (2 CD Set)
 • James Brown - Dead On The Heavy Funk 1975 -83 (2 CD Set)
 • James Brown - James Browns Funky People (Part 3)
• James Brown –In The Jungle Groove
 
Rock & Punk Rock    


 • U.S Chaos - album
 • Secret Syde - album
 • Dysfunctional Youth - album
 • Broken Heros - album
 • Chronick Sick - album
 • NY Relix - album
 • The Skulls - album
 • Honeywell - album
 • Curbfeelers - album
 • The Rodneys - album
 • Hudson Falcons - album
 • Mear Mortals - album
 • Solar Circus - album
 • Shrapnel - album
 • Backstreets - album
 • Youth In Asia - album
 • Fatal Rage - album
 • Omega Train - album
 • Dead Heros - album
 • The Vengeful Few - album
 • Lost In Aggression - album
 • The Flare Ups - album

 

The J.B.S     

 
 • J.B.S - Doin It To Death - Single from album Certified Gold
 • J.B.S - Damn Right I Am Somebody
 • J.B.S - Breakin Bread
 • J.B.S - Hustle With Speed
 • J.B.S - Funky Good Time - The Anthology (2 CD Set)
 • J.B.S - Bring The Funk On Down - The J.B.s Reunion - 1999 P Vine 
 
Various Artists (People Records)     


 • Lyn Collins - Think About It
 • Lyn Collins - If You Dont Know Me By Now
 • Maceo Parker - Us
 • Charles Sherrell - For Sweet People
 
Various Artists - Singles (James Brown Productions)     


 • Leon Austin - single
 • Hank Ballard - single
 • Johnny Scotton - single
 • Sly Slick & Wicked - single
 • The Progressors - single
 • Viki Anderson - single
 
T.R. Records - Latin Albums    


 • Tito Rodriquez Jr. - Curious
 • Angel Canales - El San Juan
 • La Siete Potencias - Introducing
 • Cindy Rodriquez - What You Need Is My Love
 
Albums Various Labels     


 • Robert Kraft & The Ivory Coast - Mood Swing - RSO Records
 • The Flintstones Pebbles And Bam Bam - Record/Books - Peter Pan
 • John Vartan - Spotlight On Belly Dancing - Monitor Records
 • Tito Rodriquez Jr. - Eclipse - Top Ten Records
 • Jim Kilby - Lighthouse Records
 • Debbie Koenig - On The Waters - Loving Grace Music
 • Wayne Monbleau - So Grateful - Loving Grace Music
 • Lou Monte - Sings For You Again - Ronaray Records
 • Larry Stevens & The Steel Canyon Band - Our Country
 • Lisa Prokopowitz - Painter Of The Heavens - Loving Grace Music
 • Nebulous Thoughts - Through The Ceiling - Loving Grace Music
 • The Skels - Any Port In A Storm - Three Second Records
 • The Vote - All Things Considered - VMS/Morphius Records
 • The Vote - Vote Me Out - Ass-Card Records
 • The Insomniacs - Get Something Going - Estrus Records
 • Mosaic Dust - Inside The Opposite
 • Kingz Ransom - On The Run
 • Chumpot - Presents “Sounds” - Jazzcore Records
 • Day Nineteen - 13 Legs - Southside Pride Records
 • Willy Lopez - The Journey
 • The Big Surprise - Compositions
 • The Bristles - Lifestyles Of The Poor & Unknown- Beer City Records
 • Tom Spingler & Northfield - Nashville In My Heart
 • The Barley Boys - It’s A Lomg Drive From Ireland - Beaver Mountain Records
 • Post Junction - Mind Grove Records
 • Eric Kloss - Celebration - Muse Records
• Fred Wesley – Funk For Your Ass – 2008 Columbia Music Japan

 

Video Productions


 • Clyde Stubblefield & John Starks - Soul Of The Funky Drummers – 2000 WB Bros.
 • Tomo Fujita - Accelerate Your Guitar Playing - Rittor Music/Berklee Press
 • Larry Finn - Accelerate Your Drum Playing - Rittor Music/Berklee Press
 • Anthony Vitti - Accelerate Your Bass Playing - Rittor Music/Berklee Press
 • Dave Limina - Accelerate Your Keyboard Playing - Rittor Music/Berklee Press
 • Casio Inc. - 1992 Music Products Demonstration Video
 • Casio Inc. - 1993 Keyboard Products Demonstration Video
 
Commercials - A/V work


 • Champale Malt Liquor - Commercial
 • Sylviana - Commercial
 • Macys - Commercial
 • Airbrook Limousine - Commercial
 • Ficarra Furniture City - Commercial
 • Fieldcrest Towels & Sheets - Commercial
 • Wiss & Lambert Jewelers - Commercial
 • General Mills Golden Grahams Cereal - Commercial
 • Musicland Music Stores - Commercial
 • Sampling For Toxic Substances - Industrial Presentation - Commercial
 
Partial List of Studios Bob Both has recorded in


 • Sound Ideas - NY
 • A&R Recording - NY
 • Record Plant - NY
 • Quad Recording - NY
 • Beartracks Recording - Suffern - NY
 • Delta Recording - NY
 • Criteria Recording - Miami - FLA
 • Wally Heider Studios - San Francisco - CA
 • International Studio - Augusta - GA
 • Studio South - Augusta - GA
 • Audio Arts Studio - Atlanta - GA
• Alien Fylers - NY

 

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