Don Snyder

Don "The Tonmeister" Snyder started his professional music career at the age of 10 singing in the renowned American Boys Choir of Princeton, New Jersey. By college, Don had recorded a live record album at Disneyland, and at age 19, he went from a salary of $270 a week to $5,000 a week at a major Las Vegas hotel. Don joined the engineering staff at the legendary Gold Star Recording Studios in Hollywood where he engineered more than 50 record albums in his first year. As Chief Engineer with Gold Star, Don engineered or produced countless records, TV specials, film scores, jingles, and commercials. He has worked with Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Stevie Wonder, Tony Bennett, Duke Ellington, Ringo Starr, Bo Diddley, Rosemary Clooney, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Bonnie Pointer, Jackie DeShannon, Stan Freeberg, and many others. President of the independent label Tonmeister Records, one of Don's more recent projects was producing a new CD from Celtic harper Sylvia Woods.

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