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THE MAN WITH GOLDEN EARS

Brian Vibberts has worked with the top selling artists of all time including Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, and Billy Joel. His golden ears have earned him over 270 Grammy nominations, 81 Grammy wins, with 6 personal Grammy award wins, and a discography full of RIAA multi-platinum/diamond selling successes with over 200 million albums sold worldwide.

Mix your album with Master Mixer Brian Vibberts and Vibberts Mixing.

*** Emerging Artists Welcomed ***

PLATINUM RESULTS

lauryn-hill HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I
Michael Jackson

8x RIAA Certified Platinum
20M+ copies sold worldwide
Best selling multi-disc set of all time

WON 1 Grammy Award, 5 nominations

lauryn-hillThe Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill

8x RIAA Certified Platinum
19M+ copies sold worldwide
Set record for first week sales by a female artist

WON 5 Grammy Awards, 10 nominations

lauryn-hillAmerican Idiot
Green Day

6x RIAA Certified Platinum
16M+ copies sold worldwide
#1 in 19 countries

WON 2 Grammy Awards

mariah-careyDaydream
Mariah Carey

RIAA Certified Diamond
25M+ copies sold worldwide
with longest running single in history (16 weeks at #1)

Nominated for 6 Grammy Awards

mariah-careyDouble Live
Garth Brooks

21x RIAA Certified Platinum
24M+ copies sold worldwide
Best selling live album ever

mariah-careyThe Black Album
Jay-Z

3x RIAA Certified Platinum
Debuted at #1
Jay-Z’s top selling record in the 2000s

DISCOGRAPHY

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TESTIMONIALS

“I love to work with Brian! He’s passionate and creative in his mixes while keeping full precise
control on the music material. I’ve learned a lot from him, as he likes to share his knowledge
which literally embraces every possible style of music! He’s literally able to mix a jazz tune
one day, hit a hard rock song the next, and relax with a soundtrack score the following day,
while keeping his focus and quality on every project. Probably his secret is that he likes
to spread good humor around, and this is why sessions with him are fun and creative!”

Emanuele Ruffinengo, Producer, Arranger, and Composer, Mad Hatter Studios

“It was a pleasure working with Brian. We worked together to get a lot done in a small
amount of time. It couldn’t have been done without this high caliber of teamwork.”
(Referring to the Who’s Tommy Broadway Cast Album)

Sir George Martin, The most successful producer ever

“Brian, you did a marvelous job turning it into a true masterpiece! Thank you. It couldn’t have sounded this good without your amazing input.”

Hossam Ramzy, Artist
“It’s always fun and a pleasure working with Brian. He has such a good rapport with the music I make — he instantly knows how to make it sound great.”
Chick CoreaChick Corea, Jazz Legend

“Brian is the one of the best engineers that I’ve worked with.”

Bruce Swedien, Legendary Engineer
“This mix is PERFECT! You have exceeded every mixer I’ve worked with until now. I really feel we have hit the jackpot here!”
Glen Gabriel, Film Score Composer
“As a studio owner, he makes my job easier by being prepared, and knowing how to
run a session smoothly and successfully. He’s part of my A Team!”
Eddie Germano, The Hit Factory

EMERGING ARTISTS

YOUR Music Deserves the BEST

Take your music project to the next level. Use the best mixers at Vibberts Mixing with Grammy winning proven results, with who’s worked with artists that have sold over 200 million albums sold worldwide.
You’ve worked too hard to let your music not be heard the way it was meant to be. Get the right mix with us!

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Brian Vibberts
Brian VibbertsA professional in the music industry since 1991
Working professionally since 1991, multiple Grammy Award Winner Brian Vibberts evolved in audio production at a time when analog equipment was still used for the majority of recording and mixing. With the continuous evolution of recording and mixing technologies, he has built a career with the best of both worlds – analog and digital.

Brian embraces both and still uses them both for the best of what each has to offer. In combination with his experience in the music industry, a guaranteed high-quality final product is assured.

Spotlight 87 is the collaboration of engineer/producer Brian Vibberts, and producer/songwriter/musician, Alex Houton.
Spotlight 87 is a full service music production and artist development company for major label and independent recording artists.

Whether it’s recording, mixing, or producing, Brian’s track record speaks for itself. All styles of music… from emerging bands to the biggest artists in the world…

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Brian mixes creatively with years of experience. Even though the budgets are different, he brings the same quality of mixing to major label artists and emerging artists. For emerging artists, all mix revisions are included in the budget-friendly price.

Discuss your project with Vibberts Mixing so we can get a clear vision of your music and project.

Upload your session and files into a Dropbox or WeTransfer link, including a rough mix.

Pay 50% of the payment upfront.

The song gets mixed and delivered upon the remaining 50% payment.

Review your mix and send notes about any revisions.

A revised mix is sent at no extra charge. Mixes delivered will include the Full Mix, TV Mix (No lead vocal), and Instrumental Mix.

2008 – Chick Corea / Gary Burton with the Sydney Symphony
“The New Crystal Silence” – Best Jazz Instrumental Album

2009 – Five Peace Band (Jon McLaughlin, Chick Corea)
“Live” – Best Jazz Instrumental Album

2011 – Return To Forever
“Forever” – LATIN GRAMMY, Best Instrumental Album

2012 – Return To Forever
“Forever” – Best Jazz Instrumental Album

2014 – Corea, Clarke & White
“Trilogy” – Best Jazz Instrumental Album

2016 – Lalah Hathaway
“Live” – Best R&B Album

“I have been very fortunate in my career so far. I work hard and love what I do; a perfect combination.”
Brian Vibberts

Brian has learned from the best in the industry: Al Schmitt, Mick Guzauski, and Bruce Swedien… working with Michael Jackson for an entire year on HIStory in 1994. Only 3 years out of college and Brian is working with the King of Pop!

Michael Jackson

In 2007, Brian first worked with Chick Corea, won a Grammy Award, and started an ongoing flow of 25 discs mixed for him so far… (album = “The New Crystal Silence” by Chick Corea and Gary Burton) side note: Gary Burton was one of Brian’s teachers at Berklee College of Music!

Chick Corea

Brian has won a Grammy Award in 2008, 2009, a Latin Grammy in 2010, another Grammy in 2011, and then won again in 2015 and 2016

An interesting fact (and a very difficult record to keep going !) = Brian has WON every Grammy Award that he has been nominated for!

Grammy

Brian has worked with 15 of the Top 21 Artists who have won the most number of Grammy Awards!

Brian has worked with:

  • the biggest selling pop artist – Michael Jackson; 
  • country artist – Garth Brooks; 
  • producer – Sir George Martin; 
  • engineer – Bruce Swedien;
  • highest grossing Broadway production of all time – The Lion King;
  • biggest selling punk rock band – Green Day;
  • biggest selling female rapper – Lauryn Hill; 
  • biggest selling male artist of all time – Garth Brooks; 
  • the best selling French-language album of all time – D’eux by Celine Dion;
  • the best selling gospel album – God’s Property by Kirk Franklin;
  • biggest selling Christmas album – Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You”;
  • and with the most awarded Jazz musician – Chick Corea.

Brian assisted the recording and mix of “One Sweet Day” which holds the record for being the longest running #1 song on the Billboard chart (16 weeks) in 1995. It still holds that record!

Maria Carey & Boyz II Men

Brian worked on the first song in the 37-year history of Billboard to debut at #5 with “Scream” by Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson

(This record was broken with Michael Jackson’s next single “You Are Not Alone” from the same album when it became the first single to ever debut at #1.)

Michael & Janet Jackson

From 1992 to 2011, Brian worked on a Grammy Winning album every year consecutively! That is 20 consecutive YEARS!!!
A new streak has started, every year since 2014…

Grammys

Every year the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts several artists. Brian Vibberts has worked with 92 of these inductees from 32 consecutive years!

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Brian mixed the studio version of the song that is in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most number of unique instruments in a single song: “Together in Peace” by Rupam Sarmah.

Rupam Sarmah

AWARDS of music that Brian has worked on in the studio (partial list):

Grammy Award – Michael Jackson, Green Day, Lauryn Hill, Chick Corea, Eric Clapton

Latin Grammy Award – Chick Corea, Jennifer Lopez (“No Me Ames” -3 noms, 1 win), Marc Anthony

Academy Award (Oscar) – Phil Collins (Tarzan), Pocahontas (Original Score)

Emmy Award – Tony Bennett (Live By Request)

Tony Award – AIDA (5 noms, 4 wins), Lion King (11 noms, 6 wins), Tommy (11 noms, 5 wins)

American Music Award – Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Garth Brooks

MTV VMA – Michael Jackson, Green Day, Mariah Carey, Lauryn Hill

Country Music Award (CMA) – Toby Keith, Tim McGraw

Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM) – Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith

Golden Globe – Pocahontas (nom), Hunchback of Notre Dame (nom), Sting / Emperor’s New Groove (nom), Faith Hill / Pearl Harbor “There You’ll Be” (nom)

People’s Choice Award – Bon Jovi (2007), Green Day (2006), Tim McGraw (2005), Faith Hill (2003 & 2004), Garth Brooks (1999), Reba McEntire (1996), Aerosmith (1995)

Billboard Music Award – Green Day (2005, 6 Awards), Backstreet Boys (1999)

Billboard Latin Music Award – Marc Anthony

World Music Award – Elton John, Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Tony Bennett

Essence Awards – Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Cissy Houston

BET Award – Missy Elliot, Jay Z, Ja Rule

BET Hip Hop Award – Nas (I Am Hip Hop Icon Award 2006), Ice Cube (I Am Hip Hop Icon Award 2009), LL Cool J (I Am Hip Hop Icon Award 2011)

CMT Artist of the Year – Bon Jovi (duet with Jennifer Nettles), Tim McGraw, Toby Keith

Soul Train Award – Jennifer Lopez (“On The 6”)

Lo Nuestro Award – Marc Anthony (1996 Best Male, Tropical) (2005 – single and album)

Telly Award – Jive Aces “Bring Me Sunshine”

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