My experience includes work as a professional musician, music engineer and music
I worked for many years as recording engineer for Ken Nordine (of “Word
Jazz” fame) and have performed on, engineered and helped create and produce hundreds of creative masterpieces and commercial
music tracks for both The Nordine Groop and Libman Music in Chicago.
first became involved in music recording as a student at Northern Illinois University, where I recorded hundreds of student
and faculty performances. I was honored twice by Downbeat magazine with "Outstanding Performance" awards for my
In my professional career, I've recorded, edited, mixed and mastered recordings
by dozens of artists including: Ken Nordine, Paul Libman, Howard Levy, Bonnie Koloc, Bob Bowker, The Lakeside Singers and
the Chicago Chamber Choir.
a Pro Tools instructor, I've taught Pro Tools software to hundreds of students, teachers and audio professionals at Digidesign
authorized Electric Lounge Pro School since 2005. I've participated in yearly Pro Tools Instructor Summit meetings since January,
Joel Fox Resume Highlights:
2003 - 2019: Numerous live concert recordings for The Lakeside Singers, Chicago Chamber Choir, Libertyville High School
Ensembles & numerous other groups and soloists
2005 - 2013: Pro Tools Instructor, Electric Lounge Pro School
• 2012: Recording, editing, mixing and
CD mastering for "Earth, Wind & Choir" by Chicago
• 2009: Recording, editing, mixing and CD mastering for
"Celebration" by The Lakeside Singers
• 2009: Recording, editing, mixing
and CD mastering for "Hymns & Spirituals" by Chicago Chamber Choir
• 2008: Recording, editing, mixing and CD mastering for
"Alone and Together" by Howard Levy
• 2006: Recording,
editing, mixing and CD mastering for "Hear to Sing" by Bonnie Koloc
2001-2002 WebFN, Chicago: Technical Director, Engineer for "E*Trade On Air."
2000: Recording, Mixing and Mastering the CD
"A Transparent Mask" by Ken Nordine.
1991-2000 Libman Music, Chicago:
Technical & Creative Assistant to Composer/Producer Paul Libman,
production of hundreds of radio and TV commercial soundtracks for national clients including Kellogg's and Busch Entertainment
and record albums including the cult classic "Oy to the World - A Klezmer Christmas"
• 1997: Production and Engineering of all music and sound for multimedia
kiosks at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
• 1996: Created "RoarShox"
Music Loops and Clips for the Internet with Composer Paul Libman.
• 1995: Music and Sound
Production for the Interactive Video Game "Panic in the Park" for Warner Interactive.
1983-1991 The Ken Nordine Groop, Chicago: Recorded and Mixed music, voice and sound effects for record albums, commercials
and radio programs, including Ken Nordine's "Word Jazz" and the Bonnie Koloc album "With You On My Side."
1978-1982 Northern Illinois University, DeKalb IL: Recorded Music Department recitals and concerts, including performances
by the NIU Jazz Ensemble, NIU Philharmonic and others.
1975-1977 Sixth United States Army Band, Presidio of San Francisco, CA: Percussion Section Leader.