Rudy Van Gelder

Rudy Van Gelder

Real Name:
Rudolph Van Gelder
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American engineer (born November 2, 1924 - Jersey City, New Jersey).
Rudy Van Gelder started recording artists such as Miles Davis and Cannonball Adderley in the early 50's, in the comfort of his parents' living room. Also known as the Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
It wasn't until 1959 that he opened his studio, the Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and along with Alfred Lion, changed the way jazz was being recorded.
In the fifty plus years that Rudy has been working it is estimated that he has recorded, mixed and mastered over 2000 albums not only for Blue Note and Prestige, but also for Verve Records, Impulse!, CTI Records and many others.

Van Gelder can be identified as the Mastering Engineer on vinyl by the stamp "RVG" (for Mono) or "RVG STEREO" or "VAN GELDER" in the runout section.
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Rudy Van Gelder Discography

Remix

BST-84413 Grant Green Grant Green - Shades Of Green (Album) Blue Note BST-84413 US 1972 Sell This Version
PRST-10040 Gene Ammons Gene Ammons - Free Again (Album) Prestige PRST-10040 US 1972 Sell This Version
BST-84380 Donald Byrd Donald Byrd - Ethiopian Knights (Album) Blue Note BST-84380 US 1972 Sell This Version
MSP 9047 Joe Henderson Joe Henderson - In Japan (Album) Milestone Records MSP 9047 US 1973 Sell This Version
CTI 6025 Hubert Laws Hubert Laws - Carnegie Hall (Album) CTI Records CTI 6025 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
SR 3364, CTI 6044 Freddie Hubbard / Stanley Turrentine Freddie Hubbard / Stanley Turrentine - In Concert Volume One(LP, Album) King Records, CTI Records SR 3364, CTI 6044 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
CTI 6055 S1 Gerry Mulligan / Chet Baker Gerry Mulligan / Chet Baker - Carnegie Hall Concert - Volume 2 (Album) CTI Records, CTI Records CTI 6055 S1 US 1975 Sell This Version
CTI 6054 S1 Gerry Mulligan / Chet Baker Gerry Mulligan / Chet Baker - Carnegie Hall Concert Volume 1 (Album) CTI Records CTI 6054 S1 US 1975 Sell This Version
500-151, 500-152 Freddie Hubbard / Stanley Turrentine Freddie Hubbard / Stanley Turrentine - In Concert (Comp) CTI Records, CTI Records 500-151, 500-152 Spain 1976 Sell This Version
KU-29 Grant Green Grant Green - The Main Attraction (Album) Kudu, Kudu KU-29 US 1976 Sell This Version
BN-LA 853-H Horace Silver Horace Silver - Silver 'n' Percussion (Album) Blue Note BN-LA 853-H US 1978 Sell This Version
EPC 450554 2 Gerry Mulligan / Chet Baker Gerry Mulligan / Chet Baker - Carnegie Hall Concert (Album) Epic EPC 450554 2 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
CP32-9539, CDP 7 84224 2 The Ornette Coleman Trio The Ornette Coleman Trio - At The "Golden Circle" Stockholm - Volume One(CD, Album) Blue Note, Blue Note CP32-9539, CDP 7 84224 2 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
CDP 7 90264 2 Dianne Reeves Dianne Reeves - I Remember (Album) Blue Note CDP 7 90264 2 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
01612-65141-2 Fuse One Fuse One - The Complete Recordings(CD, Comp, RE) MusicMasters Jazz 01612-65141-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
MM-LT-990, LT-990, 509996-26776-1-5 Grant Green Grant Green - Solid(2xLP, Album, RE, Ltd) Music Matters Ltd., Blue Note, EMI MM-LT-990, LT-990, 509996-26776-1-5 US 2010 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

BST 4003 Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Moanin'(LP, Album, RE, RM) Blue Note BST 4003 US 2015 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

HCTS 731-32 Ron Carter Ron Carter - Blues Farm(LP, Gat) CTI Records HCTS 731-32 Spain 1976 Sell This Version
JTI 1 CD, JTI 1CD Various On Top (as Van Gelder) Various - Scored 1 - 0(CD, Comp) JTI Records, JTI Records JTI 1 CD, JTI 1CD UK 1996 Sell This Version

Production

INT 13051 Hennie And Antonie Kubik Hennie And Antonie Kubik - Czechoslovakian Folk Songs(LP) Prestige International INT 13051 US 1962 Sell This Version
PRST 7305 Shirley Scott Shirley Scott - Drag 'Em Out Prestige PRST 7305 US 1963 Sell This Version
PR 7790 Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Buddy Tate - Coleman Hawkins - Arnett Cobb Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis - Buddy Tate - Coleman Hawkins - Arnett Cobb - Very Saxy(LP, Album) Prestige PR 7790 US 1971 Sell This Version
(30) 130 221, HPGS 851-01 John Coltrane John Coltrane - The Last Trane (Album) Prestige, Hispavox (30) 130 221, HPGS 851-01 Spain 1965 Sell This Version
PR 7821, 68447 Sonny Rollins Sonny Rollins - Three Giants!(LP, Album) Prestige, Prestige PR 7821, 68447 France 1985 Sell This Version
OJC20 058-2, P-7058 Sonny Rollins Sonny Rollins - Moving Out(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) Original Jazz Classics, Prestige OJC20 058-2, P-7058 Europe 2000 Sell This Version