Tony Platt’s career in the music business started at Trident Studios in London but he made his name as an engineer at the now legendary Island Studios. Working his way from assistant engineer to engineer on sessions with the likes of Free, Traffic, The Who, Rolling Stones, Sutherland Brothers, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney, Jess Roden and Mott the Hoople to he came to engineer albums for a certain Jamaican artist, Bob Marley, which would launch reggae music into the mainstream for good.
With over 40 years worth of producer and engineer credits, Tony is also the Managing Director of the prestigious Music Producers Guild Awards, a member of the steering group for the APRS/MPG education initiative J.A.M.E.S. (Joint Audio Media Education Support) whilst undertaking some lecturing at Northampton University.
All attendees will be entered to a PRIZE DRAW TO WIN DAY WORK PLACEMENTS at:
Bauer Media Recording Studios located in London:
Excting opportunity to assist alumna Ioana Barbu producing and engineering sessions for varied station outputs.
BBC Music Research and Development in London:
Exciting opportunity to assist alumnus Tom Dodds in developing/testin new online mixing tools and see the workings behing Six Music.
Travel expenses will covered by the University.