Jeanne Montalvo

Jeanne Montalvo is a Grammy-nominated audio engineer and radio producer. She was the 2018 EQL resident at Spotify Studios and Electric Lady Studios in New York City, assisting in the recording process for artists like John Legend, Alessia Cara, and many more. She also
recorded sessions with Ivy Queen, Making Movies and Ruben Blades, and Flor de Toloache.

In 2017, she was nominated for a Grammy Award as Mastering Engineer for Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings and her recording of Multiverse by Bobby Sanabria’s Latin Jazz Big Band was nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album at the 2012 Grammy Awards.

She’s worked at the Banff Centre for the Arts, the Tanglewood Music Festival, and worked on live recordings with Spike Lee and Al Kooper. She broke into radio after receiving her Masters in Music Technology from New York University, working as an audio engineer and producer for
National Public Radio, the Duolingo Podcast and projects for Sony and the New York Times.
She is also the creator of “Live from Latino USA” a live and (mostly) unplugged video series that features Latinx talent from Jessie Reyez to Jose Feliciano. She is currently the treasurer of the Audio Engineering Society New York Section. See more at jmosound.net

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They say that success happens when opportunity meets preparation. So make sure you’re ready,  and get out there (in person or...
Around two years ago, I discovered Maria Grever. She was a Mexican composer whose career started around the early to late...
A 45-minute podcast can take anywhere from 4-6 hours to mix (or more if the audio is particularly bad). That’s just...
I see this question come up so many times that I decided to dedicate my final blog of 2021 to it....
We had several pre-production talks. Many of her musicians had fled New York City. This meant not only were we not...
I think it’s important for us to support women no matter what their decision or outlook on motherhood is. I hate...
I never really followed the “traditional” path to get to where I am today. The world of audio has led me...
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