• Walter Trout "We're all in this together" hits #1 on the Billboard Blues Chart!
  • Producing a new Sam Morrow record.
  • Mixing John Mayall "Three For The Road", a 2017 live recording.
  • Co-producing Walter Trout "We're all in this together" featuring Joe Bonamassa, John Mayall, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Charlie Musselwhite,Warren Haynes, Robben Ford, Joe Louis Walker, Edgar Winter, Randy Bachman, Mike Zito, Eric Gales and more. many very special guest artists for Provogue Records
  • Judging the finals at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis
  • Producing and writing for the new Karen Lovely record Fish Outta Water
  • Mixing Jaime Wyatt 'Felony Blues' for Forty Below Records
  • Wrote an article for Music Connection Magazine on DIY Mastering
  • Did a great Author Panel Discussion and Book Signing at Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles for our book, Five Star Music Makeover
  • Attended the Blues Hall of Fame induction for John Mayall and The Blues Music Awards in Memphis, collecting two awards for Walter Trout Battle Scars, Rock Blues Album of the Year and Song of the Year, "Gonna Live Again",
    an album I produced and engineered.
  • Finishing mixes for a new studio album with the Godfather of British Blues, Mr. John Mayall at House of Blues Studios with very special guest, Joe Walsh.
  • Mixing blues great Walter Trout AliveIn Amsterdam recorded at The Carre Theatre .
  • Mastering John Mayall's Bluesbreakers Live In 1967 Volume 2,featuring the original members of Fleetwood Mac.
  • Producing albums for Samantha Valdez (folk/country) and The Push (alternative).
  • "Kid Dynamite & the Common Man" is being released across Europe and the UK on Oct. 16.
  • Co-wrote a music book to be released by Hal Leonard Publishing along with co-authors Coreen Sheehan, Anika Paris, Bobby Borg and Michael Eames...
    Preview and order here: Five Star Music Makeover
  • Finished producing blues legend Walter Trout "Battle Scars"...Currently the top selling blues album on Amazon UK.
  • Producing Sam Morrow's new album, "There Is No Map", out Sept. 18 in North America.
  • Recently finished producing a new record for the "Godfather of British Blues", John Mayall..."Find A Way To Care" is out everywhere Sept. 4.
  • Recording a fun chorale/Halloween themed project with Kristen Lawrence
  • Walter Trout's, The Blues Came Callin' nominated by The Blues Foundation for Blues Rock Album of the Year.
  • Recording/mixing alt country artist Josh Langston with producer Ted Russell Kamp.
  • Co-writing for a new record with Sam Morrow.
  • Producing records for Amy Loftus and Samantha Valdez.
  • Working on a "live in the studio" recording and video for Sam Morrow at Seahorse Sound.
  • Engineering/mixing an ep of choral music with Kristen Lawrence, Steve Bartek and John Avila from Oingo Boingo, Jeff Friedl (A Perfect Circle, Devo) and Francesco DiCosmo (Evanescence, Thin Lizzy) at East West Studios.
  • Mastering live John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers recordings featuring the original Fleetwood Mac.
  • Mastering live John Mayall recordings from his "Jazz Blues Fusion" era, recorded in 1971.
  • Finishing up sophomore record with KaiL Baxley (folk'n'soul) entitled "A Light That Never Dies".
  • Producing debut e.p. for alt folk band, Seneca and the River.
  • Recording new music with acclaimed songwriter Michael Anderson, Willie Chambers (The Chambers Brothers), Dave Raven, Carl Byron, Stuart Ziff, Michael Saucier and Brother Busey.
  • Finishing up full length records with KaiL Baxley (folk'n'soul) 
  • Upcoming Forty Below Records releases: Sam Morrow, April, 29th, John Mayall, May 13th.
  • Producing/engineering/mixing Walter Trout 25th AnniversaryAlbum with John Mayall, Kenny Gradney (Little Feat), Taras Prodaniuk (Lucinda Williams), Mike Leasure (Edgar Winter), Skip Edwards (Dwight Yoakam) and Deacon Jones (John Lee Hooker), Rick Knapp (Sam Lay), Sasha Smith (Jesca Hoop) and Sammy Avila.
  • Just finished co-producing, recording and mixing a new record with blues giant John Mayall along with his stellar band and guest CJ Chenier.
  • Check out the new website for my label fortybelowrecords.com
  • Finishing records with Sam Morrow (americana)and Bonson Berner (electro rock)
  • The Walter Trout record "Luther's Blues" that I engineered and co-produced debuted at #4 on the Billboard Blues Chart.
  • Starting the new KaiL Baxley record and midway through production of Derek Carter's debut effort at Seahorse Sound.
  • Finishing up production on Jeau James' ep featuring Kenny Aronoff (John Fogerty) on drums.
  • Mixing KaiL Baxley's World Cafe (NPR) performance...Airing April 2nd.
  • Mixing/mastering Byzantium's debut ep (indie folk).
  • Producing/engineering/mixing Will and the Won'ts debut record, "The Traveler" (folk/alt country) and Sam Morrow's debut (folk, alternative) with Freddy Koella (Bob Dylan), Ian Walker (kd lang), Sasha Smith (Jesca Hoop) and
    Carl Byron (Warren Zevon)).
  • Producing/engineering/mixing Walter Trout Album: "A Tribute to Luther Allison" with guests, Deacon Jones (Curtis Mayfield), Skip Edwards (Dwight Yoakam), Rick Knapp (Sam Lay) and Mike Leasure (Edgar Winter).
  • Mixing Birds of a Black Feather, Justin Wiggins and The Evening Guests.
  • Walter Trout's "Blues for My Baby" wins iTunes "Blues song of the year!
  • Walter Trout's "Blues For The Modern Daze": Voted #6 on Guitar World's 2012 Roots Chart and nominated by Blues Foundation for Blues Rock Album of the Year!
  • Putting the finishing touches on KaiL Baxley's debut CD (indie/folk/soul). Recorded at Entourage and New Monkey Studios with Doug Pettibone (Lucinda Williams), Freddy Koella (Bob Dylan), Joe Karnes (John Cale), Dave Raven (Mike Ness), Ian Walker (kd lang), Sasha Smith (Jesca Hoop) and Kiel Feher.
  • Recording basic tracks for a couple HIM Taiwan artists at Phantom Vox Studio with Bing Wang, Eamon Ryland, Ian Walker and Gavin Salmon.
  • Recording some country tracks at Ocean Way Studios with Al Bonhomme (Dwight Yoakam), Molly Rocklind (Stevie Wonder), Chad Watson (Janis Ian), Vern Monnett (Freddy Fender), Aubrey Richmond and Steve Everett
  • Walter Trout's "Blues For The Modern Daze" 9 straight weeks in Billboard Blues Chart
  • Started work on a new solo record with many friends/guests including Nick Luca (Iron and Wine), Bo Koster (My Morning Jacket), Blair Sinta (Alanis Morissette), Joe Karnes (Fitz & the Tantrums), Ian Walker (kd lang), Sasha Smith (Everclear), Freddy Koella (Bob Dylan), David Ralicke (Beck) and Eamon Ryland
  • Recording with Freddy Koella (Bob Dylan) and Pete Thomas (The Attractions)
  • Mixing Siga La Flecha
  • Engineering/Mixing a song with Kim Deal (The Pixies, The Breeders) and Morgan Nagler from Whispertown at New Monkey Studio
  • Co-producing/engineering/mixing new CD with power blues great Walter Trout, his band and guests, Deacon Jones (Curtis Mayfield), Skip Edwards (Dwight Yoakam) and Rob Rio (Mick Jagger)
  • Engineering/mixing new "Covers" CD for Sony recording artist, Joanna Wang (jazz/cabaret pop) at legendary East/WestStudios with keyboardist Roger Joseph Manning Jr. (Beck), Derek Nakamato (Herb Alpert), guitarist Freddy Koella (Bob Dylan), bassists Paul Bushnell (Sinead O'Connor), Dan Lutz (Aimee Mann), drummer Brian MacLeod (Sheryl Crow) and more
  • Eric's song "Trampolines"  in HBO's True Blood season 4
  • Tracking strings and drums for the film Crazy Stupid Love (Steve Carrell, Susan Sarandon, Ryan Gosling) with composer Nick Urata (DeVotchKa, Little Miss Sunshine), The Section Quartet and drummer Andrew Crosby
  • Mixing Bonson Berner's record (electro rock) at New Monkey Studios
  • Mixing tracks for Sasha Smith's Thank You Goodbye....indie pop
  • Mixing with Josephine Johansson (pop/rock)
  • YouTube video for protest song,  "Common Man"  in support of Collective Bargaining Rights, protestors in WI, OH...
  • Tim Easton's, "The Weight of Everything" (americana), recorded at New Monkey Studios
  • Engineering the score for "I Love You Phillip Morris" (starring Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor) with composer Nick Urata of DeVotchKa at Mad Dog, Sonora and House of Blues Studios
  • Teaching recording/production class in the Independent Artist Program at The Musician's Institute

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