Richard Battaglia has been the Front of House engineer and Tour Manager for the Grammy Award winning Béla Fleck and The Flecktones since the groups formation in the late 1980's. Although the group's tour schedule keeps him busy, he's also able to devote time to studio engineering and equipment design.

A partial listing of his credits includes work with:

  • Béla Fleck & the Flecktones
  • John Prine
  • New Grass Revival
  • Steven King
  • Chick Corea
  • Crucial Smith
  • Paul Brady
  • Ricky Skaggs
  • Maura O'Conell
  • Bruce Hornsby
  • Lonesome Coyotes
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Strength In Numbers
  • Sam Bush Band
  • Blue Grass Sessions
  • John Cowan Band
  • Fleck, Meyer, Marshall
  • Ricky Van Shelton
  • Nashville Blue Grass Band
  • Edgar Meyer
  • Blue Note 7
  • Lewis Nash
  • Bill Charlap
  • Ravi Coltrane
  • Peter Washington
  • Steve Wilson
  • Nicholas Payton
  • Peter Burnstien
  • Toumani Diabate
  • Zakir Hussain

Album and Video Credits Include:

"Live In Toulouse"
"Flight of The Cosmic Hippo"
"Three Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
"Tales from the Acoustic Planet"
"Live Art"
"Left of Cool"
"Tales from the Acoustic Planet Vol II:
The Blue Grass Sessions"
"Greatest Hits of the 20th Century"
"Live at The Quick"
"Little Worlds"
"Music For Two"
"The Hidden Land"
"Jingle All The Way"
"Rocket Science"


Be sure to read Richard's "Quick Guide to Sound Engineering"


Read About Richard's Early Days with
The Best Knoxville Band Ever (#4): "Balboa"



OnGoing Projects
Quickguide To Sound Engineering
ChardStuff PreAmp

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