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Credits / Discography

Independent Recording Engineer since 1983

Engineered in excess of 200 albums. Many of them Grammy award winners and/or certified Multi-Platinum, Platinum or Gold

'94 Grammy nominee for Best Engineered Recording Non-Classical (Rhythm, Country & Blues)

'96 & '97 Winner of "Engineer of the Year" -Nashville Music Association

'98 Winner of "Engineer of the Year" -Music Row Magazine

'99 & '2000 TEC Award Nominee for "Engineer of the Year" -Mix Magazine

'99 Co-owner of BackStage Studio at Sound Stage

Producer credits include Mark Knopflerís solo albums "Shangri La", "The Ragpickerís Dream" , "Sailing to Philadelphia" , "Golden Heart" , "All The Road Running" Duets album with Emmylou Harris and movie scores for "Wag the Dog" and "Metroland" also debut albums by Shana Petrone, Pacific Coast Highway & Nate Barrett.

ē 5.1 Projects include Dire Straits 20th anniversary remix of "Brother in Arms" & "Alchemy", Peter Framptonís "Live in Detroit" and the 25th anniversary remix of "Comes Alive", Mark Knopfler's "Shangri La" & "Sailing to Philadelphia", Eric Claptonís "Crossroads Festival: 2007" as well as albums by Vince Gill, Trisha Yearwood, George Strait, The Mavericks, Olivia Newton-John, Pacific Coast Highway & Everclear.

ARTISTS ALBUMS

DIRE STRAITS
"Alchemy Live [Video]" 1991 Credit: Remixing, "Brothers In Arms" 1985 Credit: Producer, Mixing, "On Every Street" 1991 Credit: Engineer, "Private Investigations: The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler" 2005 Credit: Producer, Audio Production, "Private Investigations: The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler [Canada Single Disc]" 2005 Credit: Producer, "Private Investigations: The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler [Canada]" 2005 Credit: Producer, "Private Investigations: The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler [Deluxe Edition]" 2005 Credit: Producer, "Private Investigations: The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler [Japan]" 2005 Credit: Producer

MARK KNOPFLER
"Get Lucky" 2009 Credit: Engineer, Producer, "Get Lucky [Deluxe Edition]" 2009 Credit: Producer Engineer, "Golden Heart" 1996 "Credit: Mixing, Engineer, Producer, "Kill to Get Crimson" 2007 Credit: Producer, Engineer, "Kill to Get Crimson [Bonus DVD] 2007 Credit: Engineer, Producer, "Kill to Get Crimson [Borders Exclusive] 2007 Credit: Engineer, Producer, "Metroland Soundtrack" 1999 Credit: Producer, "One Take Radio Sessions" 2005 Credit: Engineer, Mixing, Producer, Audio Production, "Ragpickerís Dream" 2002 Credit: Mixing, Producer, Engineer, "Ragpickerís Dream [Bonus CD]" 2002 Credit: Engineer, "Sailing to Philadelphia" 2000 Credit: Producer, Engineer, Mixing, "Shangri-la" 2004 Credit: Engineer, Audio Production, Producer, "Shangri-la [Bonus DVD]" 2004 Credit: Engineer, "Shangri-la {CD/DVD]" 2004 Credit: Producer, Engineer, "Wag the Dog Soundtrack" 1998 Credit: Producer, "Why Aye Man [4 Tracks]" 2002 Credit: Engineer, Producer, Mixing

VINCE GILL
"When Love Finds You", "High Lonesome Sound" & "The Key"

WYNONNA
"Wynonna", "Tell Me Why", "Revelations", & "The Other Side"

TRISHA YEARWOOD
"Thinkin' About You", "Everybody Knows", "How Do I Live", "Where Your Road Leads" & "Real Live Woman"

GEORGE STRAIT
"#7" 1986 Credit: Overdub Engineer, "Always Never the Same" 1999 Credit: Engineer, "Blue Clear Sky" 1996 Credit: Mixing, "Carrying Your Love With Me" 1997 Credit: Mixing, "Chronicles" 2005 Credit: Mixing, "Classic Christmas" 2008 Credit: Engineer, "Easy Come Easy Go 1993 Credit: Engineer, Mixing, Mastering, "George Strait" 2000 Credit: Engineer, "Greatest Collection" 2004 Credit: Mixing, "Honkytonkville" 2003 Credit: Engineer, Mixing, "It Comes Natural" 2006 Credit: Mixing, Engineer, "Latest Greatest Straitest Hits" 2000 Credit: Engineer, "Liviní It Up/If You Ainít Loviní (You Ainít Liviní) #7 2005 Credit: Overdubs, "Merry Christmas Wherever You Are" 1999 Credit: Engineer, Mixing, "Ocean Front Property 1987 Credit: Overdubs, "One Step At A Time" 1998 Credit: Overdubs, "Pure Country" 1992 Credit: Engineer, Mixing, "Road Less Traveled" 2001 Credit: Engineer, "Something Special" 1985 Credit: Mixing, "Somewhere Down In Texas 2005 Credit: Audio Engineer, "Troubadour 2008 Credit: Mixing, Engineer, "Ultimate Collection [Madacy 3 Disc]" 2006 Credit: Mixing, "Here for a Good Time" 2011 Credit: Engineer, Mixing

PETER FRAMPTON
"Live in Detroit" & "Comes Alive" (25th anniversary remix)

LYLE LOVETT
"Lyle Lovett and His Large Band"

MELISSA ETHERIDGE
"I Take You With Me" (single from "Boys on the Side" movie)

MARTY STUART
"Hillbilly Rock" & "Tempted"

PATTY LOVELESS
"If My Heart Had Windows" & "Honky Tonk Angel"

NANCY GRIFFITH
"Little Love Affairs"

JUNIOR BROWN
"Junior High" & "Long Walk Back"

WAYLON JENNINGS
"Will The Wolf Survive", "Hangin' Tough" & "A Man Called Hoss"

MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER
"Between Here and Gone"

TRAVIS TRITT
"Down The Road I Go", Strong Enough" & "My Honky Tonk History"

SHERYL CROW
"The First Cut Is The Deepest" single from "The Very Best Of"

DIXIE CHICKS
"Wide Open Spaces"

BETH NIELSON CHAPMAN
"Deeper Still"

SUGARLAND
"Twice The Speed of Life"

CHUCK LEAVELL
"Southscape"

JERRY DOUGLAS
"Lookout for Hope"

WILLIE NELSON
"Stars and Guitars"

STEVE EARLE
"Guitar Town" & "Exit Zero"


OTHER ARTISTS

DAVID BALL
GLEN CAMPBELL
BILLY DEAN
SHEDAISY
CLINT DANIELS
MARCUS HUMMON
LORI WHITE
THE GATLIN BROTHERS
BILLIE MEYERS
CORY HART
MICHAEL W. SMITH
JOY WHITE
HOLLY DUNN
SHANNA PETRONE
BILLY JOE WALKER
BEDLAM
ALBERT HILL
CHARLIE MAJOR
DAVID LYNN JONES
CRISTY SUTHERLAND
JONELL MOSSER
CONFEDERATE RAILROAD
STEPHANIE DAVIS
DERYL DODD
LITTLE BIG TOWN
SISTERS MORALAS
JAMES TAYLOR
MARK CHESTNUTT
JOHN ANDERSON
BIG BANG THEORY
ROGER MILLER
ERIC HEATHERLY
ORLEANS
STEVIE NICKS
NATE BARRETT
T-BONE BURNETT
ZIGGY MARLEY
JEROMEY
LUKE BRYON
AMBER DOTSON

PRODUCERS

TONY BROWN
PHIL RAMONE
CHET ATKINS
Sir GEORGE MARTIN
EMORY GORDY JR
T-BONE BURNETT
MARK WRIGHT
MARK SPIRO
RANDY SCRUGGS
BILLY JOE WALKER JR
BRIAN AHERN
KYLE LENNING
RICHARD BENNETT
MARK KNOPFLER
DON WAS
GARTH FUNDIS
MUTT LANGE
BARRY BECKETT
BLAKE CHANCEY
JIMMY BOWEN
PAUL WORLEY
STEVE FISHELL
RICHARD LANDIS
GLEN ROSENSTEIN
DESMOND CHILD
STEVE BUCKINGHAM
JAMES STROUD
STEVE GIBSON
FRANK ROGERS
PAUL RIDDLE
TIM DUBOIS
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