Rick Perez is an audio engineer and drummer who records, mixes, and produces music at Various recording studios in San Francisco, California and New York City, New York.

After a brief period at Berklee College of Music studying drums Rick went on to attend and Graduate from Expression College for Digital Arts with a Bachelors degree in Sound Arts. Rick then went on to work as a live sound engineer at various venues around the bay area before settling in at the historic San Francisco recording studio Different Fur and more recently at Skyline Studios in New York City.

While working as house recording and mixing engineer at Different Fur in San Francisco and Skyline Studios in New York City Rick has had the privilege of working with such artist as: Rodrigo y Gabriela, The Manhattan Transfer, Wyclef Jean, Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez, MEW, John Patitucchi, Charley Drayton, Jack Ingram, Tegan and Sara, One Republic, Amos Lee, Wayne Krantz, Will Lee, The Blakes, Michael Franti and Spearhead, The Black Lips, Eddie Henderson, Herbie Hancock bassist and drummer Paul Jackson and Mike Clark, Digital Underground rapper and producer Shock G, Tower of Power horn section players Stephen Kupka and Mic Gillette, Sly and the Family Stone singer Vet Stone. Vienna Teng, TransDub Massiv, The East Bay Messengers, Jerry Stucker, Shantytown, Ride The Blinds, The Sermon, Sean Hayes, Tony Adamo and many more. Rick Continues to work in San Francisco and New York City recording, mixing and producing records while also playing jazz, funk and rock gigs.

This site provides samples from various projects Rick has worked on along with session pictures. Enjoy!



"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music."

-Albert Einstein