Pasadena, CA - Jul 27, 2008 - Fairlight US has appointed Jeff Goodman as national sales manager. Goodman will manage Fairlight's existing U.S. sales force, and spearhead the continuing expansion of the brand domestically, working closely with President Steve Rance from the company's Southern California headquarters.
Prior to joining Fairlight US, Goodman held appointments with several audio manufacturers including, most recently, West Coast sales manager/product specialist for Tonelux. As an independent consultant with Loud Technologies, Goodman worked specifically with the Mackie Digital X Bus mixing console, and additionally, served as a product consultant for AMS Neve and Otari.
Goodman got his start as an independent recording engineer and consultant on projects with artists including Sting, Janet Jackson, Mel Torme and Sly Stone. As the founder and chief engineer at Firestation Recorders, a 24-track music and audio-for-video facility, he recorded and mixed numerous albums, working with Lenny Kravitz and Dr. Dre. He was awarded a gold record for his work with Kravitz on the album, Let Love Rule. Goodman is also the recipient of a 1999 Emmy Honor Award for Contributions to the Emmy Award Winning Achievement for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Or Music Series Or A Special at the 41st Annual Grammy Awards.