Glenn Meadows

Glenn Meadows, one of Nashville’s most prolific recording engineers, died on July 7, 2022. He was 73. Meadows grew up on Long Island, N.Y., and studied at Georgia Tech. After launching an engineering career at the Sound Pit in Atlanta, he moved to Nashville in 1975. Taking a position at Masterfonics, he positioned himself as a leading mastering engineer. He acquired the company in 1989 and worked with innumerable pop and Country artists, ranging from Merle Haggard, The Judds and George Strait, to Jimmy Buffett, Amy Grant and Steely Dan. In 1995, he opened the Tracking Room, a multimillion dollar recording studio near Music Row. With engineering credits on more than 1,600 albums, Meadows accepted the Audio Engineering Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019.