Back to Berklee
Don and Stephen talk about Berklee, as well as Don's work with Garth Brooks and Bonnie Raitt (on Bonnie's Grammy-winning smash, Nick of Time). Watch Now
Working with Dylan, Lovett, and Nelson
Don shares stories from his work in the studio with legends Bob Dylan, Lyle Lovett, and Willie Nelson. Watch Now
What Are You Listening For?
Don and Stephen discuss the importance of focus in the studio. Watch Now
The Importance of Technology & Education
Don talks about the revolutionary changes in technology that have taken place during his career, and how Berkleemusic has helped him stay current. Watch Now
The Evolving Music Industry
Don and Stephen discuss the past, present, and future of the music business. Watch Now
Online Course Overview
Develop the skills to listen like a seasoned music producer. Learn to identify the elements of effective records, and how to bring these elements to your own productions.
About Don Was
Over four decades as a record producer, Don Was has worked with artists such as Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, the B-52s, Amos Lee, Ziggy Marley, and the Rolling Stones. He won the 1994 Grammy Award for Producer of the Year and he produced a documentary about the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson. Plus, the Detroit native is co-leader of Was (Not Was), a band that fuses funk, r&b, rock, soul, pop, dance music, and other styles in a seamless blend that has yielded hits like "Walk the Dinosaur" and "Spy in the House of Love."
About Stephen Webber
Stephen Webber is the course author and instructor of Berkleemusic's Music Production Analysis. In three decades as a record producer, engineer, session player, music director, recording artist, DJ, and studio designer, Stephen has recorded with Ivan Neville, Meshell Ndegeocello, the Manhattan Guitar Duo, and the Turtle Island String Quartet, and performed with Bela Fleck, Mark O'Conner, Grandmixer DXT, and Emmylou Harris.