Music in Maine is alive and well–on many levels. We have long had talented musicians, but we also have those whose work involves fine-tuning the music once it has been recorded. Today we speak with preeminent mastering engineer, Bob Ludwig, whose Grammy-winning work is recognized the world over. We also speak with musician and award-winning singer-songwriter Sam Chase, who is making his mark on the Maine music scene.
Bob Ludwig is a Grammy winning Mastering engineer, whose been in the music business for over 40 years and has mastered countless gold and platinum records. He’s worked on records for Neil Diamond, Janice Joplin, Jimmy Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Pearl Jam, and many more.
Sam Chase is a guitarist, drummer, singer/songwriter, and private music instructor originally from the South Shore of Massachusetts who is now based in Portland. He graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2008 with a degree in Music Production and Engineering. He was named top songwriter at the 2010 Connecticut Folk Festival and has released two albums, “Songs for Someone” (2009) and “Every Time I’m Home” (2012). He is currently working on his third studio album.