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Craig Leon

Craig Leon was born in Miami, Florida and raised in Fort Myers, Florida. After opening his own recording studio in Miami, Florida, In 1973, he moved to New York when he was hired as assistant to producer Richard Gottehrer at Sire Records. There he was responsible for the discovery and early development of the Ramones and Talking Heads amongst other artists. In New York, Leon also produced recordings by Blondie, Richard Hell, Suicide and many other artists connected with the burgeoning New York scene. Leon has produced over 150 LP's & CD's of alternative pop music over the years.
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Craig Leon was born in Miami, Florida and raised in Fort Myers, Florida. After opening his own recording studio in Miami, Florida, In 1973, he moved to New York when he was hired as assistant to producer Richard Gottehrer at Sire Records. There he was responsible for the discovery and early development of the Ramones and Talking Heads amongst other artists. In New York, Leon also produced recordings by Blondie, Richard Hell, Suicide and many other artists connected with the burgeoning New York scene. Leon has produced over 150 LP's & CD's of alternative pop music over the years.

In 1981, Leon produced his own first recorded work, “Nommos” that was released on John Fahey’s Takoma Records later that year. This was followed by “Visiting” in 1982 recorded for Enigma Records. After relocating to the UK in late 1983, Leon continued producing pop and alternative recordings and also wrote and recorded “Klub Anima” for the Kosh Dance Theatre piece. In 1998, Leon produced the comeback No Exit by Blondie.

Since 1998, Leon had been exclusively producing, orchestrating and recording classical projects including an arrangement and orchestration including work with Luciano Pavarotti, Andreas Scholl and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Elysium, the Vienna RSO, the London Symphony Orchestra, Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, and Sir James Galway. « hide

Similar Bands: Richard Hell & The Voidoids, Suicide, Luomo, The Fall

Nommos
09/20/2013

3.5
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