My goal is to provide high quality audio production and training services to the international music community, and bang a few drums along the way!
Sean Shannon is a professional studio and live sound mixer, educator, and drummer currently based in central Florida. He is the founder of Mixing The Band™, and creator of The Mixing Workshop training program and The Ear Training Kit™.
DRUMMING – Sean is a lifetime DW Drum Artist (Drum Workshop – Drums, Pedals, and Hardware), and is a former world touring and recording member of Molly Hatchet, The Pat Travers Band, Brian Howe’s Bad Company featuring Jeff Carlisi (38 Special), Outbound Road and others.
AUDIO ENGINEERING – Sean has worked with Bret Michaels (Poison), Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge), Billy Payne (Little Feat), Psychedelic Furs, Larken Poe, The Wallflowers, Spin Doctors, Tony Lewis (The Outfield), Impellitteri, Rob Rock, The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, and corporate clients such as Pepsi, Chevy, The Tonight Show, Universal Studios, Microsoft, and more. Sean is a freelance engineer (A1) and a card-carrying member of IATSE Union Local 631.
EDUCATION – Sean earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1987 from The State University of New York College at Fredonia where he studied science and music production in the Tonmeister Program at The School of Music. After that, Sean continued professional training on the job while working on records with record producers like Dennis MacKay (Judas Priest), Steve Thompson (Guns N Roses), and Malcolm Springer (Collective Soul). Sean is also a contributing writer for Recording Magazine, and his training materials are being utilized worldwide.