Welcome to Downeast Recording Company

Wellington M. Gordon

Who Am I?

Wellington Gordon is a musician, educator and audio engineer living in Richmond Virginia.  He currently holds a position as assistant professor at Virginia State University where he serves the Mass Communications and Music departments. 

As a upright and electric bassist, Wellington's performance interests include Western Art, Jazz and a variety of popular music genres.  

In addition to his interest in pedagogical research on the topics of ear training and music production, Wellington has published papers on the topics of music proficiency in sound recording technology programs as well as transnational cloud-based music production.  

At Virginia State University  I teach Music Production, Pro Tools user and operator certification, and applied bass.

Bassist For Hire

 I love traditional jazz (New Orleans), Swing/Big Band, Bebop, Hot Club and Hardbop. 

Western Art Music, Musical Theater as well as common popular genres such as Blues, Reggae, Latin/Afro Cuban, Classic Country, Funk and last but not least Soul/R&B

Downeast Recording Company

 Wellington is also a freelance on-location engineer that works the Virginia and Washington DC ensembles.  Over The past 20 years he has been producing demos, albums and archival recordings for bands, auditions for schools as wells as university performances.  

Clients include Washington Master Chorale, Choralis, Capital Wind Symphony, Waynesboro Symphony, and Richmond Philharmonic.

Additional Recording Services


HD Video

Wells Gordon Music is happy to announce that we are now offering HD 4k video and photography in addition to audio recording.  

Equipment List


Microphone List

Peluso Stereo Ribbon

Peluso 22-251

Schoeps CMC6 with MK4 capsules X2

Sennheiser MKH 20 X2

Line Audio CM3 X2

Rode NT5 with Joly modifications X2



Rode K2 X2

Pearlman TM-1

Shure SM-7

We proudly endorse Peluso Microphones




Universal Audio Apollo


Pro Tools V12.10


Access to video editing software


AEA RPQ 500 X4

BAE 1073 X2

Univeral Audio LA-610

Presonus DP88

Bass Lessons Available

Music Theory, Improvisation, Sight Reading

Downeast Recording Company

Petersburg, Virginia, United States

(919) 302-2567

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