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John Oram was born in 1949 in Dartford, Kent, England and has enjoyed a busy and rewarding life in the electronic musical industry. His designs have been nominated for 23 Technical Excellence & Creativity awards, winning some along the way.

Following school education he became a professional touring drummer with hit artistes of the period. He was soon to design and build his first professional recording studio: Independent Recordings, Kent, England He joined Vox, Jennings Musical Industries, in electronics for research and development as well as being a musician, recording engineer and technician. Worked with great VOX bands of the day: The Beatles, The Stones and many more, designing as part of the VOX team, new creations: The Wah-Wah, The Fuzz Box and Continental Organ, leading to the circuitry design for VOX AC50 and Super Beatle amplifiers.

In 1969 he established an Electronics Consultancy firm for both Vox and Movie related companies resulting in inventions in telecine, consumer audio, the marine electronics field, radio telephone, radar and telemetry systems.

Subsequently being recognized by The Law Society in London as a Technical Expert Witness working succesfully with legal counsel. In 1974 John joined Trident Audio Developments as independent electronics design consultant where he continued product design and development for 14 years. During this time, created the circuitry for the Classic Series 80 console (inducted into the TEC Hall of Fame 2008) as well as many other series of consoles used to record classic albums.

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Graduated with distinction in Sound Engineering (1990-1996).Universidad Tecnológica Vicente Pérez Rosales, Santiago de Chile.
· Grammy® Awards voting member. The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS).
· Voting member of the Latin Grammy® Awards. The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (LARAS).
· Recording, mixing and mastering engineer in "Recorded in Los Angeles" (USA).
· House Engineer at "Villalobos Recording Studio" (Spain).

Brief professional history
He has developed his career in Europe and America. He has extensive experience in recording studios, TV shows and concerts, with musicians such as Chick Corea, Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones), Vinnie Colaiuta, Kenny Kirkland (Sting), Abraham Laboriel, Luis Conte, Peter Gabriel's Womad Festival, Boney M and Katrina & The Waves, among others.
· Assembly engineer in the new facilities of Riot Games, Los Angeles (USA) (2016).
· PA mix engineer at Copa America Centenario USA 2016 for Bud Light.
· Mixing engineer for Televisión Canaria (2000-2005).
· PA mix engineer for the European tour of Chick Corea (2000-2001).
· PA mix engineer for the European tour of Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones) (2004).
· PA mix engineer for the European tour of Katrina & The Waves (2005).
· PA mix engineer for the European tour of Bonie M (2005).
· Studio recording engineer for the record companies EMI, BMG, Warner Music and Sony Music, Disney, among others.

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