Grammy-nominated producer/engineer John Weston of Futura Productions has worked on over 7500 recording sessions as a recording engineer and music producer, including major artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Philip Glass, Beyoncé, Shakira, and P Diddy. In 2007, he earned a platinum award and was nominated for the Latin Grammy Record of the Year for his work with Beyoncé and Shakira on the song "Beautiful Liar." In 2014 he recorded cellist Yo-Yo Ma on the Grammy-winning song "New York Tendaberry." John has recorded on over 40 albums for Parma Recordings, from chamber projects to orchestral to choral!
He has also recorded for numerous film scores, including the 2002 Miramax film Naqoyqatsi, the 2010 Emmy-nominated The Mosque in Morgantown, and the Ken Burns WWII documentary The War. In 2014, Mr. Weston recorded Yo-Yo Ma for the animated film of Khalil Gibran's The Prophet. Mr. Weston has also recorded and mixed music for many video games, including Remember Me (featuring the London Philharmonia), Alone in the Dark (featuring Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares), and Final Fantasy XV (featuring the Video Game Orchestra).
Futura Productions, housed in a former Masonic lodge, is the largest studio recording space in New England. Recording ensembles of up to 70 musicians or 100 vocalists is easily handled in the live room, which measures an enormous 60' x 38' with a 22' arched ceiling. There are also 2 isolation rooms, a magnificent Steinway 9' concert grand piano, and a comprehensive mic collection. The studio also boasts its own choral recording group, Vox Futura, featuring up to 75 voices with soloists.
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