Ken Scott - Legendary Record Producer features

Ken Scott talks Abbey Road Studios about his career as a top record producer and recording engineer working at Abbey Road and Trident Studios with some of the most talented musicans on the planet, David Bowie, the Beatles, Supertramp, & Elton John with Nigel Jopson (read the print version of this interview in Resolution magazine).


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Ken Scott on the stairs of Abbey Road studio 2


Ken Scott, legendary record producer and recording engineer, is featured here in an exclusive video interview shot at London's Abbey Road Studios, Studio 2, in Novemeber 2005. This video now available as full screen for broadband viewers. Modem users will need to wait while it loads but you can select a lower resolution.


With a vast track record that spans engineering for the Beatles and Elton John to producing Supertramp and David Bowie, Ken has an enormous wealth of experience. Possibly one of his best talents is to be sympathetic to an artists needs and this combined with his great personality suits both the established and young band or artist seeking a special and unique sound that will make them stand out from the crowd.


Abbey Road chief engineer Pete Cobin with Ken Scott in Studio 2
Abbey Road chief engineer Pete Cobin with Ken Scott in Studio 2



Ken Scott's discography reads like a 'Who's Who' from the recording industry,
just look at these credits:


Record producer Ken Scott - photo at Abbey Road Studios - studio 2 - Nov 2005Engineered:


America - America
The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour - White Album
Jeff Beck -Truth
David Bowie - Man Of Words, Man of Music (Space Oddity) - The Man Who Sold The World
Duran Duran - Thank You - Pop Trash
George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
Elton John - Madman Across The Water - Honky Chateau - Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player [Grammy Nominated]
Lindisfarne - Fog On The Tyne
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds Of Fire
Harry Nilsson - Son Of Schmilsson [Grammy Nominated]

Also: Pink Floyd - John Lennon - Ringo Starr - The Rolling Stones - Joan Armatrading - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing ( Coke Ad ) - Lou Reed - Procul Harum etc etc


Produced and Engineered


Jeff Beck - There And Back
David Bowie -Hunky Dory - Ziggy Stardust - Aladdin Sane - Pinups -
dada - Puzzle
Stanley Clarke - Stanley Clarke - Journey To Love [Grammy Nominated] - Schooldays
Level 42 - True Colours
Devo - Duty Now For The Future
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Emerald Visions Of The Pure Beyond [Grammy Nominated]
Supertramp - Crime Of The Century [Grammy Nominated] - Crisis, What Crisis?
The Tubes - Young And Rich

And many, many more!



Special thanks to Ken Scott for giving up his time and to Abbey Road Studios for their kind help in making this feature possible. Many thanks to Nigel Jopson and everyone at Resolution Magazine for their help in the production of this unique feature!




Wait, there's more!


Ken Scott


More pictures of Ken can be found on the Abbey Road page and on the 'Recording of the Beatles' book launch at Abbey Road Studios pages.


Watch the archive video interview with Ken Scott at London's Metropolis Studios shot in 2004.


Legendary record producer Ken Scott at Abbey Road Studios - Studio two, Nov 2005Most recently Ken has been working with George Harrison, the George Harrison Estate and mixing "Ziggy Stardust" in 5.1 Many thanks to all at Metropolis Studios, London, for being so kind with their facilities and making this feature possible. Many thanks to Ken Scott for taking the time out to be featured!


Ken Scott's new website is very interesting with his own blog!

Email Ken Scott - - Please remember, Ken Is LA based.



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