|Brian Knapp Gardner|
Brian Gardner, also known as Brian "Big Bass" Gardner, is an American mastering engineer. He has worked on a number of recordings since the mid-1960s, including classic rock, funk, disco, alternative rock, R&B, hip hop, pop punk and dance-pop. He is known for his work on hip hop albums, including collaborations with Dr. Dre, who gave him the nickname "Big Bass".
He was last employed at Bernie Grundman Mastering, a mastering house founded and run by Bernie Grundman, and is now independent.