Jason "Jocko" Randall, owner and head engineer
Jocko has been producing, mixing, and mastering music recordings for 15 years. He grew up in a household filled with music of all kinds. From 2002-2011, he was the sound engineer and tour manager of John Brown's Body, mixing hundreds of different venues of all sizes. In between tours, he built More Sound. There, he further honed his craft, producing many influential albums, and began passing on his skills to young engineers. In 2012 he decided to make More Sound his full time focus. Shortly thereafter, he joined the Rochester, NY reggae band Thunder Body, playing percussion and singing harmonies. Thunder Body has played main stage slots at many high profile events, such as the Rochester Jazz Fest which drew 187,000 people in 2012. In 2016, Jocko joined the Syracuse based reggae band Root Shock and produced their debut album. As of 2017, Jocko has worked with over 300 different artists from around the world and continues to push the limits as producer, engineer, and performing artist.Browse Jocko's portfolio
Andrew Greacen, staff engineer
Andrew Greacen is an accomplished musician and bandleader who has broadened his skillset to include production, recording, and mixing. After several recording experiences at More Sound, in 2009, he hired Jocko to mix his debut solo album. Finding himself instantly comfortable and creative, the two hit it off and Andrew was offered an internship. Since that day, Andrew has worked on 40 different projects for artists like Liz Strodel, Soul Risin, Tommy Connors, and more. His deep insight into musical performance gives him a unique ability to coach his clients to achieve their absolute best.
Jose Varona, staff engineer
Born in Cuba, music was an immediate love for Jose Varona. Fate brought him to Syracuse where he performed with artists of all styles of music. Jose Varona studied electronics and engineering at SUNY Albany, all the while keeping a full performing schedule. He worked for a media company out of Albany (Town Square Media) and started playing with the premiere Latin band of Central New York, Grupo Pagan, in 2009. In 2013, he moved to New York City and started a production company, Reyv Productions, which lasted until summer 2015, when doing live sound and lights became a full time job. Varona is currently residing in Syracuse, working with Jason "Jocko" Randall at More Sound Recording Studio. His resume includes recording and performances with Grupo Pagan, Samba Laranja, The Golden Novak Band, The Fury, The Solid, Lalam (Leave a Lasting Mark) and Courtney and the Quintessence. Since joining More Sound as a staff engineer, Varona continues to maintain an active performance schedule.