John Willett

Music recordist (Freelance)

John Willett is the Managing Director of Sound-Link ProAudio Ltd. who are the official UK distributors for Microtech Gefell, ME-Geithain, HUM Audio Devices, Håkan Pop Killers, True Phantom and the Maier Sound “Turtle” boundary microphone adaptor.

He is also a freelance consultant, writer, and classical music recordist. He established Circle Sound Services (his recording business) in 1978. He has recorded a number of CDs including one in Classic FM’s “Full Works” series and is well regarded for his solo piano recordings.

Microphones have always been his passion as is also his desire to “capture the performance”. He has been recording digitally since 1983 and (according to “Music Week”) was the first to produce an album by digitally overdubbing using a pair of PCM-F1 units. He has written for several publications and has presented several papers at AES conferences. He is a past President of the International Federation of Soundhunters and was Chairman of the British Sound Recording Association for many years. He is also a member of the APRS, ISCVE and is a Life Member of the AES. In a past life he was Technical Manager at Sennheiser UK.