Jim Anderson
Background information
Born USA
Occupation Recording engineer, producer
Years active 1970s-present
Associated acts Jane Ira Bloom
Cyrus Chestnut
Ahmad Jamal
Record Producer

Jim Anderson is a New York based recording engineer and producer specialising in jazz and acoustic music, who worked on Duran Duran's All You Need Is Now album.


A graduate of the Duquesne University School of Music in Pittsbugh, Pennsylvania, Jim has studied audio engineering at the Eastman School of Music and Sender Freies Berlin. During the 1970s, he was employed by National Public Radio and engineered and produced many DuPont and Peabody award winning classical, jazz, documentary, and news programmes.

Since 1980, has had a career as an independent audio engineer and producer, living in New York City. During the years 1999 and 2000, he was the Chairman of the New York Section of the Audio Engineering Society and is presently the AES Vice President for Eastern Sections.

Jim has worked with producers including Bob Belden, Michael Cuscuna, Dr. Mark Feldman, Tommy LiPuma, Delfayo Marsalis, Richard Seidel, Kazunori Sugiyama and Akira Taguchi. In television, he has worked with the Muppets, and has been the Audio Producer for In Performance at the White House and The Kennedy Center Gala with the National Symphony for PBS, among others. Emmy nominations have been given to many of his television projects.

A selection of creditsEdit

  • The Nearness - Jane Ira Bloom
  • The Red Quartets - Jane Ira Bloom
  • Revelation - Cyrus Chestnut
  • Picture Perfect Ahmad Jamal
  • All Bird's Children - Phil Woods Quintet
  • Wandering Moon - Terence Blanchard