Born to a musical family in California, Brett learned guitar at an early age. He was raised in Puerto Rico from age 4 to age 18 and is fluent in Spanish. His father was a communications engineer and talented musician, his mother a professional dance instructor and loving homemaker.
Brett began his professional sound engineering career in 1982 and has since engineered hundreds of shows at various venues ranging in size from small nightclubs to large stadiums.
Brett also has extensive recording studio experience and is a gifted music producer, arranger and recording engineer. He’s clocked thousands of hours at several San Francisco Bay Area studios, including his own Renown Sound Studios.
Over the span of his career, Brett has the pleasure of engineering recording sessions or live sound for several international artists.
STUDIO DESIGNER, BUILDER
Brett has working knowledge of sound isolation construction methods, control room design and acoustic surface treatments.
In 1982 he helps design, build, and operate a small 8-track project studio that caters to local musicians and songwriters for band and song demos.
In 1986, Brett manages a major overhaul of the studio. He specifies the equipment, drafts the wiring schedules, patch bay layout, and oversees installation of a new 16-track system.
In 1991, he builds a brand new, 24-track, state-of-the-art, full service production studio capable of hosting international recording artists. He manages every aspect of the new facility’s construction, including design, equipment specifying, wiring schedules, patch bay layout, hardware installation and systems integration.
Brett continues to operate Renown Sound out of his production office on Marco Island, Florida.
He and his wife Andrea enjoy boating and swimming in the Gulf of Mexico on their days off.