One of Pearl Jam’s Favourite Producers Dies

Rich Parashar, producer of Pearl Jam’s Ten along with albums by Temple of the Dog, Alice in Chains, Blind Melon, Nickelback, Bon Jovi and dozens of others, died last Tuesday when a blood clot from his leg caused a pulmonary embolism.  He was 50.

Together with his brother Raj, Rick founded and ran London Bridge Studio in Seattle, a favourite spot of Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and Alice in Chains among others.

Rick was also a keyboardist.  Listen carefully and you can hear him playing extra percussion in this song.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “One of Pearl Jam’s Favourite Producers Dies

  • August 18, 2014 at 10:17 am

    Rich also worked on the excellent EP, SAP by Alice in Chains. Everyone should go out and by that one right now.


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