John Judnich

Discography of John Judnich:

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Sound Engineer. Born 1938. Died May 5th 2005.

He began as a recording engineer during the early 1960s for folk acts such as Tim Hardin. In 1964 he designed and built the first ever portable, high-fidelity concert sound system for The Beach Boys.

In 1965 he recorded [a=Lenny Bruce]'s The Berkeley Concert. At this time he was sharing a house in the Hollywood hills with Lenny Bruce and it was Judnich who found Bruce's body.

In 1968 he was one of the founders of Tycobrahe Sound Co., which built a second portable hi-fidelity sound system.

By the late 1960s he had built the mixing board at Larrabee Studios where he engineered several sessions for John Mayall. He worked on many concert tours during the early 1970s, with bands from The Beach Boys to Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention, plus most of the "second English wave" bands, including Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, ELO, Faces with Rod Stewart, Jethro Tull, Procol Harum and Ten Years After.

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