We had the good fortune of connecting with Geoff Gray and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Geoff, why did you pursue a creative career?
I was drawn to music at a very early age. I became fascinated with sound, particularly Les Paul’s unique recordings. I’m still learning and applying new recording skills and still marvel at music production.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I couldn’t keep working in industry. I was honing my recording skills at the same time and burning the candle at both ends. When it came to pass that I could take that leap of faith and let the salary go it all worked out. I was very driven to make my company a success. It was far from easy but I was, again, very driven to prove I could do this. I’ve been a Sub S Corp for over 40 years. I’ve learned to associate with people who were successful and apply what they did to my work.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
With Covid, local sightseeing would rule. Eldorado State Park, Gross reservoir, Estes Park. Parma Italian restaurant, Taj Mahal, and KTs are studio favorites. Music venues like the Boulder Theater would always be on the list.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Les Paul became a mentor and Larry Alexander shared his skill set. I read a lot and was lucky to attend professional recording sessions. Lots and lots of hours experimenting too.
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