Riccardo DamianRecording Engineer - (SAE) Start of 2014 to summer 2015
Riccardo Damian was born in Treviso, Italy, in 1993. He started playing guitar at the age of six, and quickly showed interest in other instruments like drums, bass, and keyboards.
After performing for many years, at 15 he was introduced to the world of audio engineering while working in a small project studio in his home town. A year later, Ricky became an Assistant Engineer at Magister Recording Area — one of the biggest recording studios in North Italy.
He took part in some major projects featuring artists as Umberto Tozzi, Yahir, Egonon, El Cuento de la Chica y la Tequila, amongst many others. At the age of 19 Riccardo moved to London to start the Audio Production degree course at SAE Institute London. Two years later he was offered the position of ‘in-house engineer’ at Mark Ronson’s private studio “Zelig” in King’s Cross, London. Since then Riccardo has had the chance to work with artists such as Duran Duran, Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars and producers like Jeff Bhasker, Zane Lowe, etc. In 2016 Ricky became a Grammy Winner for ‘Record of the Year, Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars’.