Welcome to Route 44 Studio in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County.
Route 44 Studio, is owned and operated by engineer / producer Harry Gale and for nearly 30 years, he has been working with musicians from around Sonoma county as well as the world over to help them realize their musical aspirations. Harry brings musical insight and willingness to listen and guide, along with a focused, intuitive ability to the craft of audio production.

Route 44 Studio is nestled in the rural setting of Sebastopol, Ca and is what some might coin a boutique studio. While small in size,   it has proven to offer LARGE production value. In a nutshell, Route 44 is a place where musicians come to get the music DONE!

Spend some time poking around the site, learn a little bit of the History our the studio as well as the engineer behind the board Harry Gale, View our Client List to see some of the many local and national performing artists we’ve worked with over the years and most importantly use our Contact Page to find out how to book your next session at Route 44, we look forward to working with you.

Gear List

Computer:  Intel i7 Windows-based CS-400 Creation Station / Mac Quad G5 (non Intel)
with  16 GB & 4 GB DDR Ram, respectively.
DAW:  32 track Digidesign Pro Tools 10 & 11
Console: 24×8 Soundcraft Ghost LE , Tascam US 2400 Flying Faders HUI
Monitors: Mackie HR 824, Yamaha NS10, Auratone


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Client List

Agilent Technologies • Allegra Broughton & Sam Page • Artisan Wine Tours • Autosalvage •  Bill Noteman & The Rockets • Blackie Jones • Blue Mtn Ctr of Meditation • Brian Gale • Charlie Musselwhite  • Danny Sorentino • Detroit Disciples • Doug Jayne • Elvin Bishop • Freddy Roulette • Greenhouse •  Jimi Hendrix Foundation  • Johnny Vernazza •  Lord Mountain  • North of Malibu  • Norton Buffalo •  Roy Rogers  • Russel Lea  •  Solid Air  • Skitzo • String Rays  • Stu Blank • The Hot Frittatas  • The Pulsators • Travelin’ Soul  •  Warren Haynes • When Earth Awakes  • Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens  • Zakiya Hooker

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Our History

In 1992 Route 44 first opened its doors to the Northern California music community in the quaint little town of Healdsburg, CA. From that point on until Spring 1996, it was mainly a 16 Track ADAT Studio with some Analog Gear thrown in for vibe. Harry & Jon Jones (BC Sound) recorded many local and national recording artists and built a following of loyal return-customers, offering quality production, rates & rehearsal space.

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