Preserving and promoting recording and production techniques to inspire the next generation of producers


The Gus Dudgeon Foundation has been formed to preserve and promote the techniques of recording and production exemplified in Gus’s outstanding career and to give students from all walks of life the opportunity to learn and pass on these skills for future generations.


About Gus Dudgeon

Elton John, David Bowie, Chris Rea, Jennifer Rush, Elkie Brooks and Joan Armatrading were among the many leading artists who benefited from their association with Gus Dudgeon, one of Britain’s most respected and prolific producers.

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Summer Course

The primary aim now is to provide a producer led educational recording course for early professionals graduating from UK audio engineering courses with the full support of the Gus Dudgeon Foundation and its industry partners and friends. 

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The Gus Dudgeon Studio Suite

Located at the University of South Wales, The Gus Dudgeon Suite is now the home of Gus’s MCI mixing console, 24 track tape machine and other high-end analogue and digital studio equipment as well as the many awards and accolades Gus acquired in his career


My week on the Gus Dudgeon Foundation masterclass has granted me invaluable experience and knowledge in the field of music production. From learning and connecting with my peers, I have gained contacts and friends, in this challenging industry.

Anthony Sotelo


About the Committee

A number of individuals have been responsible for maintaining and preserving Gus’s legacy through the foundation in order to keep alive the techniques and expertise of past producer to inspire the next generation