Michael J. Bishop

The Scoop

Surround Sound & Hi-Rez Innovator, Engineer and Mixer, Mastering Engineer. 9 Grammy Awards, Japan's Grand Prix Award, Gramophone Magazine’s Record of the Year, Surround Music Awards, and RIAA Platinum Album awards.  Co-founder: Five/Four Productions (www.Recording.Pro), AES, NARAS, ASCAP. P&E Advisory Board.

ROOM RATES with ENGINEER (hourly): Contact for Rates
Clients/Credits: The James Gang, Wild Cherry, Pere Ubu, Sting, Eric Bibb, Hiromi Uehara, Dizzy Gillespie, Stanley Clarke Trio, Manhattan Transfer, Ray Brown, Gerry Mulligan, Joe Williams, Ray Charles, Chucho Valdez, Monty Alexander, the Count Basie Orchestra, Jim Hall, Pat Metheny, Al DiMeola, Bonnie Raitt, Isaac Hayes, the Memphis Horns, Bobby Womack, Liza Minnelli, Clark Terry, James Moody, Rosemary Clooney, Bobby Short, Junior Wells, Carlos Santana, Oscar Peterson, Dave Brubeck, Dee-Dee Bridgewater, Dianna Krall, Shirley Horn, Maria Muldaur, Mel Torme, Ernest Ranglin, Andre Watt, Sylvia McNair, Robert Shaw/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Erich Kunzel/Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, John Morris Russell/Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Lang Lang, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Paavo Jarvi/Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and Robert Spano/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Michael has also recorded major film soundtracks including the musical “The Fantasticks” and the Oscar-winning film “Reds.”
Associated/Partnered With: Five/Four Productions, Ltd.
Key Staff / In-House or Associated Talent: Thomas C. Moore, Robert Friedrich
Special Features: Exclusive Five/Four REVEAL-SDM Technology. In-Studio and On-Location Audio Production.


Consoles, DAWs, Tape Machines: Custom Studer 962 Boards, Sonoma DSD DAWs, SADiE DSD & PCM DAWs, Sequoia PCM DAWs, Ampex ATR 104, EMM Labs Converters
Microphones: Sanken, Sennheiser, AEA, Royer, Neumann, Schoeps, Audio-Technica.
Monitoring: ATC SCM-150, ATC SCM-50, SLS PS8R
Software: Sonoma DSD, SADiE, Sequoia, iZotope Ozone 5 Advanced, iZotope RX Advanced, Melodyne.