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WCA #253 with Mary Mazurek – Recording live, Knowing your worth, Complicated gigs & Parents with multiple fridge/freezers.

Mary Mazurek is a Grammy-nominated recording engineer, artist, educator, speaker, and consultant. She currently works as a producer/engineer at WFMT in Chicago, teaches as an Adjunct professor at DePaul University as well as an instructor at Columbia College and Illinois Institute of Art.

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In this episode we discuss:

  • Recording live broadcasts
  • Studying under Murray Allen
  • Blatant sexism
  • Knowing your worth
  • Parents with multiple fridge/freezers
  • Chicago winters
  • Mental health & stress
  • Planning for complicated gigs

Links and Show Notes:


  • Guest: Mary Mazurek
  • Host: Matt Boudreau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau & Matt Boudreau
  • Additional Music: The License Lab