Studio A is a full service recording facility located in Metro-Detroit, MI. Since 1985, Studio A has contributed to numerous hit records, including 35 Gold & Platinum albums and 14 Grammy nominated projects.
Eric is a composer, producer and engineer of music across a wide variety of musical styles and domains. As a keyboardist in the ‘70’s, Eric toured with Dennis Coffey in support of the multi-million selling “Scorpio.” Eric, along with partner Marilyn Morgeson, founded Studio A Recording in 1980. As a producer and engineer, Eric has recorded with and developed projects for Motown, Epic, Warner Bros., Orpheus/EMI, Atlantic, Polygram, Windham Hill, Sony Mexico, GRP, Verity, Tabu and Curb Records.
Marilyn has managed Studio A Recording, Inc. and served as its CFO since 1980. In 1985 she spearheaded the construction of Studio A's John Storyk designed facility. In addition she is CFO and co-owner (along with partner, Eric Morgeson) of publishing companies, Michael Phillips Music, Ltd. and Stud Rico Music.
Todd is a graduate of Full Sail Center for the Recording Arts in Orlando, Florida. He has been a first engineer at Studio A for over twenty years. Todd has worked with a diverse group of artists, which includes: Aretha Franklin, Kem, Babyface, Common, Donnie McClurkin, The Roots, Slum Village, Witness, Fred Hammond, Mary J. Blige, and Bob Seger. Todd was awarded a Grammy for his work on The Clark Sister's "Live-One Last Time" in 2008.
Jezreel graduated from The Recording Institute of Detroit and has been with Studio A since 2007. He has contributed to projects by Kem, Aretha Franklin, Big Sean, B.O.B, and many more. Jezreel also writes and produces music for several artists as well as his own projects.
Studio A offers an SSL G-Series console as the centerpiece of the main control room, which features an Avid Pro Tools HDX system running the latest Pro Tools software. STUDIO A was built to meet the demands and needs of Detroit's music community. Designed by renowned studio architect/acoustician John Storyk of Walters-Storyk Design Group in New York City, the main recording room offers an intimate environment with bright ambience and clear sight lines between musicians and control room. An isolation booth off the main recording room features a 7-foot 1898 Steinway piano. The second room is a MIDI-based programming and mastering environment that features a host of digital equipment, including another Avid Pro Tools system, putting Studio A at the forefront of technological excellence.
But technical excellence is only part of the STUDIO A edge. What keeps our clients returning is our great team. We pride ourselves in the day-to-day management of the studio and our world-class team of engineers and producers. At STUDIO A we set ourselves apart from the others by working with our clients to meet their artistic needs and the logistics of each project. Our success at combining technological sophistication and professional acumen is evidenced by the wide range of artists STUDIO A works with.
Our clients range from chart-topping artists who have contributed to more than 35 Gold and Platinum awards, to those just beginning their musical journeys. We'd like to acknowledge Todd Fairall, our first engineer, for winning a Grammy for his contribution to the 2007 Traditional Gospel Album of the Year, "Live...One Last Time" by The Clark Sisters. We are also extremely proud to have been a part of the history making inauguration of America's 44th President, Barack Obama. Studio A recorded the music to “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” which was sung live by Aretha Franklin at the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2009.
After more than 35 years as a Detroit recording landmark, STUDIO A continues in its commitment to excellence by providing clients access to a recording environment and staff that is only matched by the best studios in the world. We remain committed to providing a world class creative environment, and the tools necessary to fully enable the vision of whoever walks through our doors.
Console - SSL 6040 w/G Series Preamps
Recording, Editing, Mixing (A Room)
$85 Per Hour
Mastering (B Room)
$95 Per Hour
$125 Per Hour
Online Mixing & Mastering
Not close to the Detroit area? Have your song mixed and mastered remotely by one of our engineers! Call us at 313-561-7489 or contact us below with your project details to get started.
Terms and Conditions
- All rates include staff engineer.
- Studio is available 24 hours upon request.
- $95.00/hr. for all Sunday sessions.
- Charge for sessions begins at booked start time.
- Any session cancelled without 48 hours notice will be charged for half the time booked. Cancellation on the day of session is a full charge.
- Payment Terms: Payment required in full upon completion of services rendered. Customer payment is confirmation of acceptance and approval of all services rendered. All rates are cash, cashiers check, money order or credit card.
- All balances due must be paid before tapes (or any media containing recordings) are released from the studio. 1.5% will be added monthly to accounts past due.
- Refund Policy: Studio recording services rendered are non-returnable and non-refundable. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
- Storage of tapes or any other property will be entirely at the risk of the client. STUDIO A assumes no responsibility.
- One hour minimum session.
Studio A also offers Avid Authorized Pro Tools Certification courses. Visit ProToolsDetroit.com for more info.
5619 North Beech Daly Dearborn Heights Michigan, 48127-3927
Studio A is located in Dearborn Heights, on the northwest corner of N. Beech Daly and Ford Rd. We're 15 minutes northeast of Detroit Metropolitan Airport and 20 minutes west of downtown Detroit.
For Bookings and General Inquiries, please call us at 313-561-7489 or leave a message below.