Ebonie Smith is an award-winning music producer, audio engineer and singer-songwriter from New York City.
Smith holds a master's degree in Music Technology from New York University and a bachelor's degree in Africana Studies from Barnard College, Columbia University. While in college, Ebonie received training at Columbia University's Computer Music Center and studied abroad in Cameroon, where she performed with bands, worked in studios and produced local artists.
Smith received her first Grammy Certificate and RIAA-certified platinum plaque for assistant engineer work on Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording), and her second Grammy Certificate for assistant engineering on Sturgill Simpson's award-winning album A Sailor's Guide to Earth. In 2017, Ebonie was nominated for a Pensado Award in the category of Best Break Through Mixing Engineer. She currently works as an audio engineer, producer and studio coordinator for Atlantic Records and is a member of the Producers & Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy. She has recorded, engineered and/or produced for The Roots, Kaleo, Janelle Monáe, Lauryn Hill, Morton Subotnick and Santigold. Smith is also the founder and president of Gender Amplified, Inc., an organization that celebrates and supports women and girls in music production and audio engineering.
Smith’s Loop Studio and Listening Sessions will examine how she creates her richly textured and detailed signature sound.