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Evan Adelman

  • Birthday: August 31
Date of passing: 
August 26, 2015

Evan Adelman was a sound mixer best known for his work on Genius: A Night for Ray Charles, a 2004 televised concert for the famed musician. Presented by Quincy Jones, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman and Regina King, the CBS special traced Charles’s rise to stardom and featured tribute performances by current artists. The hour earned Adelman the concert’s only Emmy Award, in the category of sound mixing for a variety, music series, special or animation.

Adelman also notably worked on the reality competition series Dancing with the Stars, for which he earned two more Emmy nominations for sound mixing, in 2009 and ’10. He also earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in 2006 for his work on the series Sunday Morning Shootout, which featured producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart interviewing significant names in entertainment.

Adelman also worked on the television series The Wayans Bros.; Roseanne; Sister, Sister; The Swan; Grease: You're the One That I Want!; Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann; Osbournes Reloaded; Dancing with the Stars; Sonny with a Chance; The X Factor; Last Comic Standing; Survivor; E! Live from the Red Carpet and 241 episodes of America's Funniest Home Videos.

Evan Adelman was a sound mixer best known for his work on Genius: A Night for Ray Charles, a 2004 televised concert for the famed musician. Presented by Quincy Jones, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman and Regina King, the CBS special traced Charles’s rise to stardom and featured tribute performances by current artists. The hour earned Adelman the concert’s only Emmy Award, in the category of sound mixing for a variety, music series, special or animation.

Adelman also notably worked on the reality competition series Dancing with the Stars, for which he earned two more Emmy nominations for sound mixing, in 2009 and ’10. He also earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in 2006 for his work on the series Sunday Morning Shootout, which featured producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart interviewing significant names in entertainment.

Adelman also worked on the television series The Wayans Bros.; Roseanne; Sister, Sister; The Swan; Grease: You're the One That I Want!; Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann; Osbournes Reloaded; Dancing with the Stars; Sonny with a Chance; The X Factor; Last Comic Standing; Survivor; E! Live from the Red Carpet and 241 episodes of America's Funniest Home Videos.

In addition, he provided mixing on television specials for Barbra Streisand, Lady Gaga, the Dixie Chicks, Dennis Miller and Lisa Lampanelli.

Adelman died August 26, 2015. He was 57.

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