Leslie Ann JonesDirector of Music Recording and Scoring, Skywalker Sound
Leslie Ann Jones has been a recording and mixing engineer for over 40 years. Starting her career at ABC Recording Studios in Los Angeles in 1975, she moved to San Francisco in 1978 to accept a staff position at the legendary Automatt Recording Studios. From 1987 to 1997 she was a staff engineer at Capitol Studios located in the historic Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood. In February of 1997 she returned to Northern California to accept a position as Director of Music Recording and Scoring with Skywalker Sound, where she continues her engineering career recording orchestral scores, mixing film and video elements and recording and producing music albums. Leslie is a past Chair of The Recording Academy’s Board of Trustees, serves on several advisory boards, and has been both a trailblazer and role model for women in a field largely dominated by men.