Franze Music

Jay Franze

Jay has engineered projects for a host of legendary artists including Jerry Lee Lewis, Hank Williams, Jr., and Dolly Parton, as well as produced and engineered projects for such indie artists as Matty McRee, Tristin Burke, and Allison Piccioni. In addition, he has engineered shows for such greats as Phil Vasser, Keith Urban, and The Wilkinsons. He has also collaborated with many top-notch producers like Bob Bullock, Matt McClure, and Chas Sandford, and worked extensively in studios across the country such as The Tracking Room, Oceanway, and Masterfonics. A number of production companies have also benefited from his expertise, including Spin Red Productions, Pitt/Penn Productions, and Cristaldi Music. He has even engineered projects for a number of publishing companies like Real Life Music, Shadow Mountain Music, and Hanalei Music Group. His work has also been published by DSM Producers securing airtime on the likes of NBC, Comedy Central, and Saturday Night Live.

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Credits

AMANDA WILKINSON BUCK OWENS CHARLEY PRIDE CONWAY TWITTY CRYSTAL GAYLE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND DOC WATSON DOLLY PARTON EARL SCRUGGS ERNEST TUBB GEORGE JONES HANK WILLIAMS, JR. JERRY LEE LEWIS JIMMY DICKENS JOHNNY CASH KEITH URBAN KIM RICHEY LORETTA LYNN PHIL VASSER MEL TILLIS MERLE HAGGARD PORTER WAGONER ROY ACUFF TAMMY WYNETTE THE WILKINSONS…

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Mixing a…z
An engineer’s guide

This book is a practical, comprehensive manual on the art of mixing. Everyone from the audio student to the veteran engineer can benefit from the topics explored, ranging from housekeeping tips, to monitoring, to the step-by-step walkthrough of an entire mix session. If you have been looking for advice to make your mixes come alive, or if you just want to compare techniques with a professional mix engineer, you will find “Mixing a…z” a worthy addition to your library.

“Jam packed with practical and creative techniques for young mix engineers. J Franze does a great job of presenting the fundamental building blocks of mixing in, “Mixing a…z.” He covers all the tools in the mix engineer’s arsenal, along with a step by step explanation of the process, while always balancing the craft with the art of mixing.”

~ Charles Dye, Producer/Engineer
(Shakira, Jon Bon Jovi, Ricky Martin…)

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