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WCA #467 with Paula Salvatore – Sewing Clothes, Sound City, Capitol Studios, Rental Furniture, The Front Office, and Supporting Clients

My guest is Paula Salvatore, VP of Client Relations & Studio Marketing, Universal Music Group. Paula has worked with Al Schmitt, Paul McCartney, John Mayer, Frank Sinatra, Quincy Jones, Diana Krall, Phil Ramone & David Foster. She has worked 33 1/3 years in Capitol Studios/UMG Studios. Paula is featured in Dave Grohl’s documentary “Sound City” as the Studio Manager in the 80s. She was instrumental in getting Al Schmitt a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the Capitol Records building.

In this episode, we discuss

  • The Rolling Stones
  • Sewing Clothes
  • The Fashion Path
  • Kendun Studios
  • First Job at a Recording Studio
  • Rose Mann-Cherney
  • Candace Stewart
  • Sound City
  • Capitol Studios
  • Rental Furniture
  • The Front Office
  • Al Schmitt
  • Women in Studios
  • Basic Human Skills
  • Supporting Clients

Matt’s Rant: Revisiting Saying No to Work

Links and Show Notes


  • Guest: Paula Salvatore
  • Host: Matt Boudreau
  • Engineer: Matt Boudreau
  • Producer: Matt Boudreau
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith