Early Women of Audio: Ursula Greville & Gloria Chandler

I recently connected with a couple who are also looking at early women in recording history and I learned of two women I hadn’t come across before: Ursula Greville and Gloria Chandler. Ursula Greville Leslie Gaston-Bird (of Mix Messiah Productions) told me about Ursula Greville. Ursula now holds the title of earliest female recording engineer … Read More

Did Marion Keisker Record Elvis? A Female Audio Engineer’s Perspective

I recently researched Marion Keisker, a woman known for helping Elvis Presley early in his career while she worked at Sun Records/Memphis Recording Service. Marion is sometimes credited for recording Elvis for the first time (which is what caught my interest in her story). Her boss, Sam Phillips, also claims to have done the first … Read More