John Paterno

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John Paterno
Background information
Occupation(s) musician, sound engineer
Associated acts American Music Club

John Paterno is an LA based Grammy Award winning audio professional. He has worked on a wide variety of projects over the years, with artists such as Robbie Williams, Eros Ramazzotti, Los Lobos, Soraya, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Bonnie Raitt, Joan Osborne and Badly Drawn Boy among others. He has also been involved with the Ally McBeal, Boston Public, and Boston Legal television shows. Recent record productions include the bands Lustra and The Black Mollys. John also co-wrote and produced the debut album of Candace Marie.

John is an east-coast native who graduated with a degree in Music Engineering from the University of Miami School of Music. He moved to Los Angeles in 1990 to pursue a production and recording career. This has led to work not only in LA, but also to gigs in San Francisco, Nashville, London, Miami, Berlin, and Milano. The work in Miami with Soraya garnered John a Grammy for his work on the album "Soraya". On Robbie Williams "Intensive Care", in addition to recording the record, he also played guitar on the album ,which went on to sell over 10 million copies world wide.

Involvement with American Music Club

Paterno was Tchad Blake's assistant engineer on American Music Club's 1993 Mercury album.