Selected Discography

2022 Yann Yanke Keep It Simple producer/mixer

the solo debut from Tony Allen’s longtime musical director and saxophonist Yann Yanke.
jason lindner – keyboards
josh dion – drums and keyboards

2022 Arun Luthra "Jazz Konnakol Project" producer/mixer

a most unique combination of Black American Music and South Indian music. forthcoming

2022 KJ Denhert TBA mixer
2022 John Conte and Ben Rubin "untitled" co-producer/ performer/ mixer


2022 Bump City Live at the Bitter End mixer

live record from this most accomplished Tower of Power tribute band. forthcoming

2022 Lower Power Ancestors of the Future co-producer/ performer/ mixer

2nd record from the political hard rock band.
pat daugherty – songs and vocals
teddy kumpel – guitars
ben rubin – bass
konrad meissner – drums

2022 Juliet Varnedoe "Sing High, Sing Low" & "Petite Fleur" producer/ performer/ mixer

clark gayton – trombone
jon dryden – accordion
shawn pelton – drums
me – upright bass
release date: 9/2/2022

2022 Juliet Varnedoe "Mon Cherie" producer/mixer

jon dryden – accordion
clark gayton – trombone/tuba
konrad meissener – drums

2022 Theo Bleckmann untitled producer/mixer/ performer


2022 Caleb Wheeler Curtis & Laurent Nicoud Substrate Unit Records mixer/mastering engineer

caleb wheeler curtis – asx
laurent nicoud – pno

2022 Michael Eaton - Nicki Adams Duo Paraphrase Steeplechase mixer

michael eaton – tsx
nicki adams – pn

2021 Shine and the Moonbeams "I Believe" from All One Tribe Aya World, dist by Tuff Gong co-producer/ mixer

Shine and the Moonbeam’s track on the Grammy-nominated Children’s Music compilation “All One Tribe” from 1Tribe Collective.

2021 Analog Players Society x Masta Ace "Home in America" Ropeadope producer/mixer

the legendary masta ace raps about race in america.
donny mccaslin – tsx
orrin evans – pn
dezron douglass – bs
eric mcpherson -ds
mastered by joe laporta at sterling sound

2021 James Maddock Little Bird in the Neighbourhood upright bass

james maddock – vox, songs, guitars
aaron comess – drums
brian mitchell – piano, organ, accordion
ben stivers – synths, piano
steve wickham – violin
craig dreyer – flute
scott sharrard – slide guitar
david immergluck – mandolin

2021 Jon Irabagon Bird with Streams Irrabagast mixer

solo tenor saxophone recorded in a canyon in south dakota. all charlie carker songs.

2021 Queen Esther "All That We Are" producer/mixer/ performer

from the critically-acclaimed record gild the black lily. ft. jeff mclaughlin on guitar

2021 Shine & the Moonbeams I Am co-producer/mixer

incredible kids funk and soul record ft. “I Believe” appears on the Grammy-nominated compilation “All One Tribe”
shawana kemp – vox
jonathan heagle – producer/guitar
russell carter – ds
rashaan carter – bs
lavondo thomas – bs
kenna ramsey – bgv
brad whitely – keys
stan killian – tsx
les rogers – tpt

2021 Caleb Wheeler Curtis Ain't No Storm Imani Records producer/mixer

co-produced w/ orrin evans
sarah elizabeth charles – vox
julius rodriguez – pn
josh lawrence – tpt
chet doxas – tsx
luques curtis – bs
mark whitfield jr – ds

2021 Drifter ft. Ren Geisick "Souvenir" mixer

Lyrics by Edna St. Vincent Millay
ren geisick – vox
jon dryden – keys/producer
will graefe – gtr
aron caceres – bs
joshua bailey – ds

2021 Dezron Douglas "Meditations on Faith" mixer/mastering engineer

solo bass single for black history month

2021 Drifter "A Fistful of Blood" mixer

jon dryden- piano, keyboards
danielle crook- vocals
will graefe- guitar
aron caceres- bass
dan rieser-drums and percussion

2021 Drifter ft. Lucy Woodward "True Love" mixer/arranger

produced by jon dryden
lucy woodward – vox
preacher boy – gtr
aron caceres – bs
jim kassis – ds

2021 Dred Scott Pacific Jazz Ropeadope mixer

all pacific jazz songs
dred scott – pn
eric crystal – txs
john wiitala – bass,
smith dobson jr – drums

2021 Jason Palmer tba additional recording

tracked Joe Martin – bs. forthcoming

2021 Harper Cole "Fingerprints" Ropeadope mixer
2021 Erik Deutsch, Theo Bleckmann and Ben Rubin "Sunstorm" producer/mixer


2021 Sean McCaul Good Time Party Music mastering


2021 Dred Scott "MNI WICONI" Jazz Coalition mixer/mastering engineer

new work recorded for a Jazz Coalition grant. dred – pn, ebs, ds, pc. akiko pavolka – vx, joe magnarelli – tpt, patrick cornelius – asx, mike fahie – tbn, akiko tsuruga – b3, matt pavolka – upbs, russ meissner – ds. forthcoming

2021 Donny McCaslin ft. Ben Monder and Tim LeFebvre "MOM Americana" UFO mixer


2021 Steve Conte & Ben Rubin "Stick Around" co-writer/ producer/ bassist/ mixer/engineer

classic rock meets boom-bap. mastered by dave kutch. forthcoming

2021 Nicki & Patrick Adams Lynx Sunnyside Records mixer

great trumpet/piano duo record

2021 JD Walter & the Orrin Evans Trio Nothing Like You Has Ever Been Seen Before Imani Records producer/mixer

produced w. orrin evans. a tribute to bob dorough. live at jazzway 6004. a soundscape experience. forthcoming

2020 Analog Players Society Soundtrack for a Nonexistent Film Ropeadope producer/ performer/ mixer

Donny McCaslin-tsx, Orrin Evans-pn, Dezron Douglas-bs, Eric McPherson-ds chopped up into atmospheric boom-bap.

2020 Rachel Eckroth "Gloomy Sunday" mixer

Rachel on vocals and piano w Sasha Berliner – vbs, Ethan Moffitt – bs, Christian Eumann – ds

2020 Buzzed Armstrong Buzzed Armstrong producer/performer/mixer

A collaboration between trumpeter/producer Josh Lawrence, drummer Anwar Marshall and myself for Act4Music cloud festivals. We used samples from NASA to create space music.

2020 James Maddock "Williamsburg Bridge"/No Time to Cry Songs of Avenue C upright bass/engineer

upright bass on “Williamsburg Bridge” and engineered some violin overdubs

2020 Donny McCaslin "Reckoning" UFO co-writer/ producer/ performer/ mixer

saxophone meets boom-bap

2020 Analog Players Society TILTED Ropeadope producer

The source material for “SFANF” Donny McCaslin-tsx, Orrin Evans-pn, Dezron Douglas-bs, Eric McPherson-ds

2020 Abraham Burton, David Bryant, Dezron Douglas & Eric McPherson untitled session producer


2020 Josh Lawrence & Color Theory Lost Works Live mixer

mix of live in-studio performance. feat. Caleb Wheeler Curtis, Anwar Marshall, Luques Curtis. only available via the artist’s website

2020 LOWER POWER One Planet at a Time producer/ performer/ mixer

political rock from Pat Daugherty, Konrad Meissner, Jonathan Heagle and myself. (see main playlist)

2020 Daniel "Firm" Ramirez, Egypt English, Brittany Anjou, Ben Rubin "Magenta Fish" MediaGroove upright bass/mixer
2020 Jon Dryden Trio Momento Mori mixer

w Chris Lightcap, bass and Vinnie Sperrazza, drums.

2020 Stripmall Ballads Distant mixer

produced by Evan Harrison Parker.
Winner of 2021 WAMMIE Folk Record of the Year

2019 Sun Kil Moon I Also Want to Die in New Orleans Caldo Verde additional engineer

recorded Donny McCaslin overdubs

2019 Will Sellenraad, Rene Hart & Eric McPherson Greene Street Sessions, Vol. 1 Deko Music mixer

out now streaming, on green splatter vinyl and cd

2018 Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran Freebird Sunnyside producer/ mixer/ engineer/ performer

feat Jason Moran – pn. Soundscape and production by Ben Rubin. New York Times Top 20 Jazz records of 2018.

2018 Dred Scott Dred Scott Rides Alone Ropeadope mixer

Dred plays all the instruments on this one.

2018 Rivers on Mars Deja Voodoo Ropeadope mixer

The brainchild of Avram Fefer (alto sax) and Greg Tate (programming, guitar) w On Ka’a Davis – gtr, Chris Eddleton – ds. This record is a melting pot of hip-hop, Sun Ra and noise rock.

2018 Caleb Wheeler Curtis Brothers Imani Records mixer

produced by Orrin Evans (The Bad Plus) feat. Josh Lawrence, Seamus Blake, Eric Revis, Luques Curtis, Mark Whitfield, Jr.

2018 Paul Josephs "Beautician's Blues" bassist/mixer
2017 Patti Rothberg "Poverty Train," Mercy for Angels bassist


2017 Johnbern Thomas Mesi, Merci, Thank You, Gracias engineer/mixer

great melding of jazz and Haitian rhythms. feat. Aaron Goldberg on piano.

2016 Shawn Baltazor Lionsong Fresh Sounds mixer

produced by bill goodwin. feat. ben monder, seamus blake, sam harris and ben street.

2016 Brad Shepik Trio Top Down JLC Records editing
2016 Rob Garcia's Soapbox Rob Garcia's Soapbox mixer/mastering
2016 International Orange Blue Side Up mixer
2016 Ergo As Subtle as Tomorrow Cuneiform final mixing
2015 Tim Ries Quintet (feat. Nicholas Payton) Live at Smalls Vol. 2 SmallsLive producer/mixer

w Nicholas Payton, Kalman Olah, Hans Glawishnig, Terreon Gully

2015 Mudville "Someone Else" Ropeadope performer/ producer/ co-writer/ mixer/engineer

end credits track for the feature film Someone Else

2015 Jon Irabagon Inaction is an Action Irabbagast mixer

solo sopranino record

2015 Walking Distance Neighborhood Ropeadope mixer
2015 Bob Wijnen NYC Unforeseen producer/ mixer/engineer

Bob Wijnen – pn, Peter Bernstein – gtr, Dezron Douglas – bs, Billy Drummond – ds

2015 Nelson Kim, dir. Someone Else composer/ producer/ performer/ mixer/engineer

feature film score. world premiered at Miami International Film Festival, 3.13.15. out now on DVD and VOD.

2014 Emilio Solla y La Inestable de Brooklyn Second Half Emilio Solla Music co-producer

nominated for 2014 Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Record

2014 Paul Pope & Sridhar Reddy, directors 7x6x2 Tribeca Digital Studios composer/ producer/ performer/ engineer/mixer

short film score

2014 Johnny O’Neal Live at Smalls SmallsLive mixer
2014 Amy Kohn Plexi Lusso Palpebre bassist/engineer
2014 Scott Hamilton Live at Smalls SmallsLive mixer
2013 Tone Johansen "Brooklyn Paradise," Songs After Sandy Songs After Sandy bassist/mixer
2013 Peter Bernstein Solo Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2013 Will Vinson Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2013 Harold Mabern Trio Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2013 The Former Members The Former Members mixer
2013 David Berkman Quartet (feat. Tom Harrell) Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer mixer
2013 Frank Lacy Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2013 Stick Again Stone Orchestra "Elephants" - Get It All Out MediaGroove bassist
2013 Joe Magnarelli (feat. Mulgrew Miller) Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2013 Alex Sipiagin Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2013 Rodney Green Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2012 Jesse Davis Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2012 Lage Lund Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer
2012 Marcos Pin Factor y Reset Barbanza FreeCode Jazz Records mixer
2012 Dezron Douglas Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2012 Rick Germanson Quartet (feat. Eddie Henderson) Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2012 Ralph LaLama "Bop Juice" Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2012 David Schnitter Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2012 Grant Stewart Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2012 Tyler Mitchell Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2011 Peter Bernstein/Larry Goldings/Bill Stewart Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2011 Dred Scott Trio Going Nowhere Ropeadope bassist/ co-producer/ mixer
2011 Tim Ries Quintet (feat. Chris Potter & John Patitucci) Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2011 Dred Scott Prepared Piano Ropeadope mixer
2011 Bruce Barth Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer
2011 Joel Frahm (feat. Kurt Rosenwinkel) Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2011 The Flail Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2010 MC Extra Cheese & the Dred Scott Trio Prepare for Blast Off!! American Cheesehole bassist/ producer/mixer
2010 Jazz Incorporated (Jeremy Pelt & Louis Hayes) Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2010 Cyrille Aimée + Friends (feat. Roy Hargrove) Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2010 Ari Hoenig "Punk Bop" Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2010 Seamus Blake Live at Smalls SmallsLive mixer
2010 Jimmy Greene Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2010 Omer Avital Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2010 Carol Lipnik & Spookarama M.O.T.H. Mermaidalley Music mixer
2010 Ben Wolfe Live at Smalls SmallsLive producer/mixer
2010 Planet Jazz Live at Smalls SmallsLive mixer
2010 Neal Smith (feat. Mulgrew Miller) Live at Smalls SmallsLive mixer
2010 Jim Rotondi Live at Smalls SmallsLive mixer
2009 Marshall Crenshaw Jaggedland 429 Records bassist
2009 Kaz Silver I Took a Trip indie bassist/ producer/mixer
2009 Andrew Green Sextet Narrow Margin Microphonic Records mixer/keys
2009 Dred Scott Trio Live at the Rockwood Music Hall Ropeadope bassist/mixer
2008 Mudville "Wicked," Now Hear This: Independent Music Awards 2008 Winners Independent Music Awards performer/co-writer/ producer/engineer/ mixer
2008 Stripmall Ballads Hooked performer/producer/ engineer/mixer

sadly, this record remains unreleased. see main playlist.

2008 Geoff Quan, director The Other Way Round composer/producer/ performer/engineer/ mixer

short film score

2008 Nelson Kim, director Long Distance composer/producer/ performer/engineer/ mixer

short film score

2007 Mudville Iris Nova MudvilleMusic performer/co-writer/ producer/engineer/ mixer

Winner, 2008 Independent Music Award, Electronica Song of the Year.

2007 Pimp the Cat People Makes Crazy Keni International (Japan) co-producer/mixer/ keyboards
2007 Doujah Raze "Where You Are", "Win, Lose or Draw" - Where You Are Trilogy Records bassist
2006 Karsh Kale Manifest Remixes Six Degrees remixer
2006 Mudville "The Hero of the World", Breakfast Club: London Water Music Records performer/co-writer/ producer/engineer/ mixer
2006 President's Breakfast "Windchimes" Formidable Foe DiscLexia bassist
2006 Amy Kohn I'm in Crinoline Amy Music bassist
2006 Mudville Side Trax MudvilleMusic performer/co-writer/ producer/engineer/ mixer
2005 Mudville "Blown," Copper Press Presents 26 Copper Press performer/co-writer/ producer/engineer/ mixer
2005 Brazilian Girls "Pussy (Benny Cha Cha remix)" Verve Forecast remixer

see main playlist

2005 Mudville The Glory of Man Is Not In Vogue Day By Day Entertainment performer/co-writer/ producer/engineer/ mixer
2005 Richard Müller VV 44 SRO (Slovakia) bassist
2005 Pratt Brothers Big Band 16 Men and a Chick Singer Swingin Consolidated Artists Productions bassist
2004 Marshall Crenshaw feat. Keva Hargrove "My Favorite Waste of Time" performer/producer/ engineer/mixer

mixed at Electric Lady Studio A. see main playlist.

2004 Chris Brown & Kate Fenner Go On B Music bassist
2004 Dred Scott Trio with Kenny Brooks Dred Scott Trio with Kenny Brooks Robertson mixer
2003 Killah Priest "Deja Vu" remix & "When I'm Writing" remix Recon Records remixer
2003 Mudville "High Rise", Bridge to Music Harris Radio performer/co-writer/ producer/engineer/ mixer
2003 Luther Wright and the Wrongs "Goodbye Blue Sky (Benny Cha Cha's Hee-House remix)" Universal Canada remixer
2002 Mudville Mudville EP performer/co-writer/ producer/engineer/ mixer
2001 Chris Brown & Kate Fenner O Witness RAM Recordings bassist
2001 Chris Brown & Kate Fenner Great Lakes Bootleg RAM Recordings bassist
2000 Art Hirahara Edge of this Earth Music Camp (Japan) bassist
1999 Ron Graham‰'s Corner Pocket Ron Graham‰'s Corner Pocket feat. Bruce Forman bassist
1998 Marilyn Carino Long Island Lulu performer/producer
  1. Home In America *producer/mixer* *hip-hop* Analog Players Society x Masta Ace 4:23
  2. Reckoning *producer/mixer/engineer* *jazz meets boom bap* Donny McCaslin 3:15
  3. Wicked *performer/co-writer/producer/mixer/engineer* *trip-hop* Mudville 4:27
  4. All That We Are *producer/mixer/performer* *black americana pop* Queen Esther 4:07
  5. Bigment *producer/mixer/engineer* *jazz movie* Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran 4:22
  6. I Believe *co-producer/mixer* *funk/soul* Shine and the Moonbeams 3:12
  7. All About Me *bassist/producer/mixer/engineer* *political rock* Lower Power 2:13
  8. Rock The Block (feat. Ben Rubin) *producer/mixer* *hip-hop* Analog Players Society (feat. Donny McCaslin & Orrin Evans) 2:28
  9. Manifest (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *bolly-hop* Karsh Kale 6:09
  10. Williamsburg Bridge *upright bass* *folk rock* James Maddock 4:14
  11. Ain't No Storm *co-producer/mixer* *avant-vocal-jazz* Caleb Wheeler Curtis ft. Sarah Elizabeth Charles 4:39
  12. Ghost Town *producer/mixer/performer* *space music* Buzzed Armstrong feat. Josh Lawrence & Anwar Marshall 4:19
  13. Simple Ghilnooorty *producer/mixer/performer/engineer* *jazz meets nine inch nails* Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran 3:20
  14. Deja Vu (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Killah Priest 3:53
  15. We Know *co-producer/mixer* *pop* Shine and the Moonbeams 3:24
  16. Someone Else *performer/producer/mixer/engineer* *trip-hop* Mudville 4:12
  17. The Hero Of The World *performer/co-writer/producer/mixer/engineer* *trip-hop* Mudville 4:29
  18. "Long Distance" - End Credits *composer/producer/performer/mixer* *film score* Ben Rubin feat. Michael Blake 1:19
  19. My Favorite Waste of Time *producer/performer/mixer/engineer* *dance pop* Marshall Crenshaw feat. Keva Hargrove 3:10
  20. Businessman Of The Heart *bassist/producer/mixer/engineer* *political rock* Lower Power 3:07
  21. Today Means More *producer/bassist/mixer/engineer* *country* Stripmall Ballads feat. Jolie Holland & Sam Parton 3:19
  22. "Someone Else" - Opening Titles *composer/performerproducer/engineer/mixer* *film score* Ben Rubin 1:39
  23. Pussy (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Brazilian Girls 5:41
  24. "7x6x2" - End Credits *composer/producer/perfomer/mixer/engineer* *space western rock film score* Ben Rubin 4:33
  25. Doggie and Cookie *bassist/mixer* *jazz* Dred Scott Trio 6:46
  26. When I'm Writing (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Killah Priest 4:30
  27. Goodbye Blue Sky (Benny Cha Cha's Hee-House Remix) Luther Wright & The Wrongs 4:03
  28. That Lick I Invented *bassist/co-producer/mixer* *jazz* Dred Scott Trio 6:12