Recording

Ken Latchney, 1966-2006

Engineer Ken Latchney passed away in his sleep on July 27; it is reported that he died of a heart attack. Latchney has mixed and/or engineered for numerous 12/01/2006 7:00 AM Eastern

Engineer Ken Latchney passed away in his sleep on July 27; it is reported that he died of a heart attack. Latchney has mixed and/or engineered for numerous artists, including Les Claypool, Bela Fleck, Backstreet Boys, Adrian Belew (he spent many hours working at Belew's Studio Belew), The Kennedys, King Crimson and Rick Wakeman; he also logged numerous hours on the road as a front-of-house engineer.

He is survived by his parents, a brother and two nephews he adored.