Born in New York City, Swedish mother and Colombian father. Started in the music industry at the age of 16. At the age of 18 moved to California and started mixing live sound for bands. After years of touring decided to go into studio recording. In 1997, became Studio Executive and mixer at Sy Klopps Studios in San Francisco owned by Herbie Herbert (Manager). Focused on studio recording with many great artists. With a skill set of recording, mixing, mastering, studio production and live sound, Henry Sarmiento has a solid understanding of every level in music production. A meticulous work ethic and striving only for the best, he is a proficient professional to all aspects of the recording process ranging from recording to mixing until final mastering for over 500 artists and counting! In 2004, he opened Sonic Vista Studios in Ibiza, Spain in a 400 year old Villa. Clients include Lady Gaga, 50 Cent, Swedish House Mafia, Taio Cruz, Akon, Ting Tings, Mousse T. and many more. He is also a voting member of NARAS (Grammys) since 1999.