Edwin H. "Eddie" Kramer was born on April 19, 1942, in Cape Town, South Africa. He is a recording producer and engineer. Kramer has collaborated with several artists now in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. These include The Beatles, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, The Kinks, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones and Carlos Santana.
Kramer has engineered and/or produced records for other well-known artists in various genres. They include Anthrax, Joe Cocker, Peter Frampton, John Mayall, Mott the Hoople, John Sebastian, Carly Simon, The Small Faces, Dionne Warwick and Whitesnake.
Kramer’s movie soundtrack credits include Blue Wild Angel: Live at the Isle of Wight, Festival Express, Jimi Plays Monterey, Jimi Plays Berkeley, Live at the Fillmore East, Mad Dogs and Englishmen, The Pursuit of Happiness, Rainbow Bridge, The Song Remains the Same, and Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More. Kramer is interviewed extensively in Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin,’ a two-hour American Masters documentary which debuted in November of 2013.