Nicholas Sansano

Record Producer

1963 –


Who is Nicholas Sansano?

Nick Sansano is an American record producer, engineer, and musician. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, he began his career at Greene Street Recording, where he recorded and mixed for a variety of ground-breaking hip hop artists including Public Enemy, Ice Cube, Rob Base and Run DMC. From there, he went on to co-produce Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation and Goo, two critically acclaimed and historical alternative music recordings that changed the landscape of popular music. He also engineered and mixed selections from Public Enemy's albums It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, Fear of a Black Planet and Muse Sick-n-Hour Mess Age. Additional hip hop credits include Ice Cube's AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted and mixing the rap classic It Takes Two by Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock. He also worked with Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Stuck In The Sound, Le Tigre, Galactic, Stanton Moore, and The Grassy Knoll.'

Sansano is a full-time professor at The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, where he also acts as the Associate Chair and Production Faculty Head.

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Mar 22, 1963
The Bronx
Also known as
  • Sansano, Nick
  • United States of America
  • Berklee College of Music
Lived in
  • The Bronx

on July 23, 2013


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