About John and Jody
For over 40 years, John Harris has been a trusted resource to the artist, music, and television production community. His engineering expertise and innovative technological approaches have allowed him to pioneer new workflows with some of the most prominent productions in the music business.
John has been honored with 12 Emmys, 3 Grammys, and a Peabody Award among many other recognition by his peers. He has mixed the live music performances on the Grammy Awards broadcast for 30 years.
John has always embraced cutting edge technologies, many times becoming the first to implement them in major live productions settings. His passion for the music – putting artists and their creative visions first – has earned him the trust of creative professionals worldwide.This passion continues to be integral to the production of many defining, magical moments in music history.Through his work with HEAR, he embraces a new era of technology to carry on the tradition of musical innovation in these modern times.
Now, more than ever, people need to experience and connect with the music and artists they love. HEAR and its partners are ready to deliver.
Jody Elff is a Grammy Award winning audio engineer, sound artist and designer. Elff has mixed countless televised network concert events. His orchestral collaborations include LA Philharmonic and Lincoln Center Festival. He has made field recordings of folk music in Morocco and Ethiopia, and his work with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble includes recording 3 albums and sound design for hundreds of performances around the world.
His corporate design work includes site-specific sound installations for Target and Turner Networks. Elff’s fine art sound works have been presented at museums and galleries internationally, including collaborations with David Lang and Diller & Scofido and Renfro on “Musings on a Glass Box” at Foundation Cartier and “The Mile Long Opera”. He was commissioned to create a sound installation, “Strata” which is permanently on display in Lyon, France. In 2018-2019 Elff was the audio engineer for Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” international book tour, and began 2020 with Oprah Winfrey’s “2020 Vision” tour.
Throughout 2020 during the current pandemic, Jody has been aggressively developing many new technologies for working with high-quality audio over distances. This new technology has been recently utilized on broadcasts with Yo-Yo Ma, James Taylor and projects for Audible, Netflix, and iHeart Country among others.