Mike Jones (3)

Real Name:
Michael Banton-Jones
Profile:
Mike Jones engineering career began at the famed Decca Studios in England. Mike was trained by the top "Rock Engineers" of the day including Roy Thomas Baker and Bill Price. Working with Jeff Beck, Jack Bruce, Julio Iglesias, The Moody Blues, Engelbert Humperdinck and Long John Baldry, he also trained in the art of Orchestral recording by the same people who invented the Decca Tree. Mike developed his skills in both Pop and Classical genres and with large (120-piece) orchestras as well as numerous location recordings.

He emigrated to Canada and started to work all over Canada and the USA as an independent engineer. He was instrumental in establishing many of the leading recording studios in Toronto, including Sounds Interchange, Metalworks, Eastern, and McClear Digital, where he recorded countless albums, film scores, and jingles. He worked with many different artists including, Bryan Adams/Jim Vallance, Max Webster, Domenic Troiano, Doug And The Slugs, Rough Trade, Gladys Knight And The Pips, The Cooper Brothers, Neil Diamond and Triumph (2). During this time he also recorded the music for the feature films "Meatballs" and "High Point".

He has worked on many projects including Blue Rodeo, Glass Tiger, The Nylons, New Kids On The Block, Rush, Marc Jordan, Alannah Myles, The Parachute Club and Oasis (2), and continued recording throughout Europe and North America. He was a multi nominated Juno award winner.

Michael Banton-Jones passed on Jan. 15, 2014, peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer.
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707U Mike Jones (3) - Radioplay - Euro Express - 707U - February 2, 2007 album art Various Mr. Jones (Radio Edit) Various - Radioplay - Euro Express - 707U - February 2, 2007(2xCD, Comp, Promo) Radioplay, Euro Express 707U US 2007 Sell This Version