Ted Jensen (born September 19, 1954) is an American mastering engineer who, among others, has mastered the Eagles' Hotel California, Green Day's American Idiot and Norah Jones' Come Away with Me.
Ted Jensen started working making tape copies at Sterling Sound in 1976. Soon after, he became an apprentice to owner Lee Hulko and mastering engineer, George Marino, taking over much of Hulko's mastering workload while Hulko focused more on management duties. In his first year at Sterling Sound, Jensen mastered the Eagles album, Hotel California and the Climax Blues Band's Gold Plated. The following year, Jensen mastered Billy Joel's The Stranger, Rod Stewart's Foot Loose & Fancy Free, Cat Stevens' Izitso and Bob Marley & The Wailers' Exodus. In the last 45 years, Ted Jensen has mastered thousands of albums for thousands of pop and rock artists.