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9/25/07

Nick Webb


Nicholas "Nick" Webb (born 1954 -- February 5, 1998) was an English acoustic guitarist, composer, and co-founder of contemporary jazz group Acoustic Alchemy. Webb was the nephew of actor Sylvia Syms and appeared as a child in The Punch and Judy Man, British comedian Tony Hancock's second starring vehicle, in which Syms played his wife.

Nick Webb studied jazz guitar at Leeds College of Music. He died of pancreatic cancer and is survived by his wife, Kay, and daughter, Alexandra.

Nick Webb (born 1949- ) joined EMI's Abbey Road Studios on January 18th 1968. Having been a 2nd engineer (tape op) on many albums incluing Roy Harper 'Stormcock', Procol Harum 'Salty Dog', Pretty Things 'Parachute' among many other albums. He also engineered as balance enginer and tape op on Roy Wood 'Boulders' album and Roy Harper 'Lifemask' album and Hurricane Smith album. In 1974 he moved into the cutting/mastering department at Abbey Road where he worked with Paul McCartney (Wings), Queen, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Tears For Fears, Pet Shop Boys, Rolling Sones, Pink Floyd, Fugazi and Shellac to name a few. Nick retired from Abbey Road Studios at the end of December 2006, the very last job he mastered was the long awaited Iggy Pop/Stooges album.

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