World-Class Athletes, Stars & their Families Choose Us for Real-World Education!

What do actor Tracy Morgan, Miranda Lambert, hip hop legend Drake, 2 NFL Players, 1 NHL Hockey Player, rap sensations Warren G, Lisa M. and Nick E. Beats have in common?

Answer: They all choose US. We’re real-world education upgraded for the 21st Century.

As seen on Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers and ABC News. Endorsed by broadcasting legend Larry King, composer Hans Zimmer. In partnership with renowned music producers and audio engineers Ryan Hewitt, Al Schmitt, Niko Bolas, Bob Bullock, Bil VornDick, Carmen Rizzo, Steve Marcantonio, Rafa Sardina, F. Reid Shippen, and Adam Moseley. In partnership with rapper and actor Common, Fender Guitars, Pensado’s Place, and more.

We don’t do traditional, boring classrooms. Our students learn one-on-one by training with a successful professional in music, radio, film or the culinary arts. Forget one-way tutorials and lectures. LEARN BY DOING. Learn for less by training privately with a professional in the industry. Stay out of huge amounts of debt thanks to our reasonably-priced, all-inclusive tuition.


Chris Graham (Drake’s cousin) Chose Us When He Wanted to Build His Audio Chops

Chris Graham came to us saying he didn’t know a whole lot about production but that he loved hip hop, 70’s soul music, and rap. The Memphis-born Recording Connection grad completed our Audio Engineering and Music Production Program at a very well-known, top-tier hip hop recording studio in Santa Monica before returning to Memphis. Chris is now signed to Drake’s Toronto-based label, OXO!

So did Tracy Morgan’s Son, Tracy Morgan Jr.

Actor Tracy Morgan’s son, Tracy Morgan Jr. reached out to us when he wanted to “learn all things music production-oriented.” take his music production up a level.

Despite having taught himself for decades, Tracy Morgan Jr. recognized the value of getting one-on-one mentorship from a working music production professional. Well versed in Reason FL, Ableton, and Logic, Tracy Morgan Jr. reached out to us for mentored instruction inside of a Connecticut recording studio.

And When Miranda Lambert’s Husband Wanted to Learn the Culinary Arts, They Came to Us

When Grammy-Winning Country music star Miranda Lambert’s husband Brendan McLoughlin decided to pursue a career in the culinary arts, they turned to CASA, our in-industry culinary arts program which gets students training directly with a renowned chef.

Brandan recently completed his culinary externship under Chef Kristin Beringson at the Fairlane Hotel in Nashville. We can’t wait to see what he cooks up next! Learn more about CASA, The Chef Apprentice School of the Arts.


When he Wanted to Expand his Musical Education, Grammy-Nominated Hip Hop Superstar Warren G. Chose Recording Connection

When Grammy Nominated hip hop superstar Warren G. decided to attain a more formalized music education, he chose us for two reasons.

First, he could stay close to his home in Long Beach, California. Second, with us Warren G. could learn in the best possible environment, one he knows well—the recording studio. Read more here.

Puerto Rican Rap Superstar Lisa M Chose Us When She Wanted to Learn to Produce with Ableton!

Known as the first female to hit big rapping in Spanish, Puerto Rican rap changemaker Lisa M. had 8 albums, a Sony record deal, and a slew of hit singles under her belt when she enrolled in Recording Connection. Recognizing our approach as effective and hands-on, Lisa M. recently dedicated herself to mastering our Ableton Electronic Music Production course. We can’t wait to hear what she does with her newfound Ableton chops!

Those in the music industry know and understand the value of our one-on-one, pro-led approach to music production and audio engineering education.


Nick E. Beats Chose Us and Hit Big Selling Beats (Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” & “My Way”)

Recording Connection graduate Dominick Eagles aka Nick E. Beats, went from Recording Connection student to chart-topping producer within months!

He made the most of the connections, experiences, and real-world business advice he learned through our program and started selling his beats and tracks online. One buyer was none other than Fetty Wap! That beat ended up being used in Fetty Wap’s “My Way” and was followed by another of Nick E. Beat’s beats being featured on “Trap Queen.” Nick E. Beats is now a Double Platinum Producer, Beat Maker, and Recording Engineer. Other artists he’s worked with include: Drake, Gucci Mane, French Montana, Rich The Kid, and more. Read more here.

When Lucii Chose Us, She Wanted to DJ. Now, She’s a Professional DJ, Touring the World, Playing the Biggest Music Festivals.

Lucii came to us with a burning passion for learning to compose and DJ. Since graduating Recording Connection, Lucii went from novice to star. She’s opened for Yheti, Shlump, The Widdler, Digital Ethos, Conrank and more. Played played Thunderdome2020, Zen Awakening, Fractal Beach, Asteria Music Fest, The Untz in California, and more. She’s also released her Abduction EP and has a track on a female compilation on ThazDopeRecords.

Axenzo Chose Us to Go from Mechanical Engineer to Successful DJ!

Axenzo’s interest in music goes back to his early childhood. His family, however, had different plans for his career. “My family wanted me to be either a doctor or engineer, but always in my mind there was music. After I graduated from high school I wanted to study music, but my family said there was no future in it, so just study something else. So I actually studied mechanical engineering at San Diego State University.”

After graduating SDSU, Axenzo doubled down on his passion and chose us to help him get where he wanted to go. Within months, Axenzo was supporting himself as a DJ and garnering a massive following. He’s played Coachella, The Avalon Hollywood, Maxim, Hard Rock Vegas, and opened for Bob Sinclair, Marshmello, Steve Aoki, Robin Schulz, Borgeous, Nicky Romero, DJ Chuckie, W&W, and more.


Ex-NFL Players – Tommy Hendricks of the Miami Dolphins & Taurean Nixon of the Denver Broncos, Chose Recording Connection! One Even Landed a Music Deal.

NFL player Tommy Hendricks, who played on Miami Dolphins and the Jacksonville Jaguars, enrolled in Recording Connection when he decided to focus on his first love—making music.

While in the program, Tommy landed a music production deal and is currently producing music full time.

I think that’s a great accomplishment to get a production deal…It just shows how much I’ve grown since I first started.” Read more here.

NHL player Mika Zibanejad of the Ottawa Senators Chose Recording Connection When He Wanted to Go from DJ to EDM Music Producer.

When NHL player Mika Zibanejad of the Ottawa Senators wanted to go from DJ and EDM music lover to music producer, he called up Recording Connection.

Thanks to our flexible scheduling, we were able to match Mika with an Ottawa-based mentor who can work around Mika’s hectic schedule as a professional hockey player.

When pros who already know what it takes to succeed decide to change careers or build their skills, they chose us! Read more here.


We don’t do traditional, boring classrooms. Our students learn one-on-one by training with a successful professional in music, radio, film or the culinary arts. Forget one-way tutorials and lectures. LEARN BY DOING. Learn for less by training privately with a professional in the industry. Stay out of huge amounts of debt thanks to our reasonably-priced, all-inclusive tuition.

Get your music production certification and build your music production and audio engineering skills by learning with an industry professional near you.