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Dance/Hip Hop Writer/Producer/Musician:“For The Same Man”,“Theme From S’Express”, “I Think I’m In Trouble” , and loads of other 12″ Records with writers like Shelly Pieken, Kevin Calhoun and Desmond Child.
Early studio engineering at Arthur Baker’s Studio with artists such as The Beastie Boys and Run DMC.
Mentored by great engineers like Chris Lord Alge and Andy Wallace. Recorded great singers like Cindy Mizelle and Lisa Fisher.
Staff Songwriter for Chrysalis/Sony/Notation Music
Wrote with many great writers such as Steve Cropper, Dennis Morgan, Keith Reid, Alan Gorrie, Southside Johnny, Amy Powers, Elliott Murphy and others.
Co-wrote and co-produced (with Kevin Calhoun) Paul Shaffer’s single “When The Radio Is On” that featured Will Smith, Dion, Carole King and many others.
Worked with amazing producers such as:
Eddie Kramer (Robin Trower CD “In The Line of Fire”) (writing and keyboards)
Keith Thomas (Kathy Troccoli “Tell Me Where It Hurts”)(keyboards and arranging)
David Z. (Deon Estus “You’re The One For Me”) (keyboards and arranging)
Large Professor (Akinyele)(keyboards and engineering)
Scored the film “Jason’s Lyric” with Afrika of The Jungle Brothers
Lots of other record projects…see credits on other part of my website.
The “I’ve Had It With The Music Biz” Years:
Music for TV Ads such as Amtrak and McDonalds
Discovery Channel Show Scores and Themes
Lots of Voice Over recording with artists such as Dick Cavett, Robert Klein, Walter Cronkite, Jim Gaffigan and Steven Lang.
“They Keep Pulling Me Back In…!!
Engineering and producing and writing and playing again.
Working with SRP Records, engineering artists like Rihanna, Michael Jackson, Rod Stewart, Kandace Springs, Shontelle…(do you need links for these artists..really..?)