Burbank, CA (May 10, 2006)–Mojave Audio, the professional audio company whose products include the MA-200 tube condenser microphone, has promoted Dusty Wakeman to the position of president.
Dusty WakemanWakeman, who for the past 26 years has guided Burbank, CA-based Mad Dog Studios, possesses a background entrenched in professional touring, the recording arts, and music retail. In his new position, Wakeman will oversee all aspects of the company’s operations, including marketing, manufacturing, financial, and distribution.
As a recording engineer/producer, Wakeman has amassed more than 100 production and engineering credits, including projects with Dwight Yoakam, Roy Orbison, Lucinda Williams, Anne McCue, and Buck Owens. As a performing musician, Wakeman played bass and toured with numerous artists, among them Michelle Shocked and Rosie Flores. Further, Wakeman’s retail experience includes serving as store manager for West LA Music.
I’m honored to be given the opportunity to spearhead this company’s operations,” stated Wakeman. “My first several months with Mojave Audio has been a terrific experience, and now David Royer, John Jennings, Rick Perrotta, and the entire Mojave team have placed their trust in my abilities to lead this organization. I’m really excited about taking Mojave Audio to the next level.”
John Jennings, co-owner of Mojave Audio, commented on Wakeman’s promotion, “Dusty is a well-known and knowledgeable industry pro with exceptional recording skills. He has a solid pro audio business background and he’s a personal friend who I know well and trust. As Mojave’s President, he will be responsible for growing our company, furthering the Mojave Audio brand, and making certain that the care given our clients is second to none. We’re lucky to have Dusty with us and I know he’s going to do well in his new position.”