Band List - Index J
This is a list of all the bands listed starting with J.
Jaccals are Paul Connop, Jonah Jones and Phil Guest. They hail from the West Midlands and have all been adoring and playing music for years. Their paths crossed in early 2009 and a sound they had all been longing for was born. They've been locked awa
Bassist & Vocalist Jack Bruce was a founding member of the British psychedelic rock power trio, Cream.
Hailed as one of the most powerful vocalists and greatest bassists of his time, Jack Bruce's improvisational skill and utterly unique, free-s
Jack was previosly special guest on Corinne Bailey Rae's UK tour
Jackie won two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2009, after going solo and her album Hyperboreans reached number 5 on the Mojo Folk Album of the Year Chart. She's played the main stage at Cambridge Folk Festival, headlined her own tours and is a permanent
Christopher Nott presents JACKIE the live show - The music of David Essex, David Cassidy, Donny Osmond, Rod Stewart...
We are a British 3-piece dark rock band, from Birmingham, in the UK. We play around the city on a regular basis. We also studied at The Birmingham Music Academy for two years and then The London Academy of Music for a year, learning about the music b
Jack's Legacy are a 4-piece rock/metal outfit from Wombourne. After taking some time off for exams and holidays, they are back on the circuit and ready to rock! It's members include:
Ben Hunt: Guitars
Kate Saunders: Vocals
Matt Dooner: Bass
alternative/rock/punk 3-piece from Halesowen.
Jacquie Williams is an experienced and much-in-demand stellar vocalist, having performed backing vocals for many artists including Michael Buble, Thelma Houston, Blue, Ultravox, Tony Christie, Jason Donovan and Edwin Starr to name but a few.
Jaded is a Rock Tribute band that performs many of the best "classic rock" songs of the last forty years. It has evolved around the partnership of drummer Phil Smart and bass guitarist John Matthews. Both musicians share a wealth of experience in the
"Jazz and funk influences, coupled with playful compositions that hint at real possibilities for the future"
- Jazz Coventry
"They truly startle the ear with their ability to meld each member's individual output into some cohesive and deeply cool
Based in South Shropshire I've played at festivals including Homegame, Glastonbury, Green Man, Summer Sundae, Wychwood, Secret Garden, Twisted Folk and Birmingham Arts Festival and at venues across the UK. Over the past couple of years I've performed
Young pianist/guitarist/singer songwriter.
Also expect covers from Bob Dylan, Hendrix, Bruce hornsby, Oasis, The Zutons, Coldplay, etc.
After a successful solo acoustic tour of the UK at the end of last year taking in venues like Barfly and POP!, Jake returned in May with his full band and stormed the UK live music scene once again at venues like Live on the Park, The Cavern and The
Jake grew up in Idaho, singing in church choirs, absorbing his older brother's diverse record collection and learning the drums before setting out for New York to get involved in the rock n roll scene. He built up a strong fanbase gigging with band t
Jaki Graham is a unique vocalist and one of the most appealing Soul entertainers to emerge from the UK, who rose to prominence in the UK charts back in the 'eighties with solo & duet releases, such as 'Could it Be I'm Falling In Love?', 'Mated',
Minus the actual drummer; still a fun, sing-along five piece whos music is impossible not to get along with.
Acoustic covers including The Killers, Kings of Leon, The Jam, Newton Faulkner, Leo Sayer & Snow Patrol - to name but a few!
He's 'beautiful' - if you dont know who this guy is or you have managed to miss his latest release tell me how!? I may use your methods in the future.
Hailing from a sleepy village on the Lincolnshire , Cambridgeshire border, James is an accomplished singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Although comparisons have been made to many artists, such as Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley and Jimi Hendrix
A West Midlands four piece band with plenty of festival, gig and TV experience. Featuring electro/accoustic guitars, bass and a variety of drum sets, James Deans Car can play pub or larger hall venues and with over 100 years of playing experience bet
Birmingham boy, singer/songwriter just finishing his first album,starting to get out and about
James Skelly of the Coral..
MOJO- "Sutton Coldfield is not best known for its lonely prairies but, but they're beautifully evoked on these 10 songs"
UNCUT- "Paced like Gillian Welch at her Bible-black best"
AMERICANA UK- "Lovely delicate dark brooding Americana"
Dublin's James Vincent McMorrow released his second single, the stirring 'Sparrow & The Wolf', in July 2011. This comes off the back of a stunning performance on 'Later...With Jools Holland', where James joined the likes of Friendly Fires and Blo
James is a solos acoustic artist that performs cover versions of songs from various artits including Paul Weller, Damien Rice, Radiohead, Snow Patrol, The killers, Simon & Garfunkel, Oasis, Beatles and many more.
Midland Godfathers of heavy metal
Jan Garbarek is the defining voice in European Jazz, with his intensely atmospheric playing that is both timeless and modern; ethereal and earthy; austere and warm.
Traditional Chinese Music....Made in Birmingham.
Forged in the vibrant Midlands world music scene and with a background steeped in the music and culture of China, comes the authentic and original Jasmine Moon Ensemble (Dizi:flute, Guzheng:harp, Yang
With global sales of over 12 million singles, 1.3 million of them in the UK with current single 'What If?', the #1 smash 'In My Head', 'Ridin' Solo' and his debut 'Whatcha Say', which also topped the Billboard chart, Jason Derülo now announces a 9-da
His musical career was jumpstarted when a friend submitted his acoustic cover of Van Morrison's "Crazy Love" to a local radio contest in California. It was the winning entry. Manns made the move to Los Angeles, California with his brother Matt who, a
Birmingham based singer songwriter specialising in acoustic performances
Jay has been playing guitar and writing music for 13 years and has dabbled in many different styles from indie rock in GeeK through the late nineties to Drum and Bass production in the early 2000's. He has settled back where he started and also wher
Trumpeter Jay Phelps is at the forefront of the young and creative generation of jazz musicians in the UK, with an instantly recognizable warm and projecting tone. A Vancouver-born Canadian, Jay was tutored by the city's top jazz and classical trumpe
Jayce Lewis´s solo career erupted following his first ever single release - Icon. Music channel giants -VH1 and MTV soon playlisted the welshmans video some months later, and after a sucession of media interest VH1 named Jayce 'Artist of the Month',
Beautiful vocals weaving into rich harmonies, intricate guitar melodies, and skillfully thoughtful percussion - it can only be Jayne Powell and her band of talented musicians. Jayne has established herself as one of Birmingham's leading songwriting t
Hot on the heels of their huge success at the 2012 Grammy Awards, winning the award for 'Best Rap Performance' (for their track 'Otis'), Jay-Z and Kanye West will be doing their first tour as 'The Throne', the name for their joint collaboration.
An ensemble comprising some of London's up and coming Jazz musicians aged 14-25, created by Jazz Entrepreneur, Clive Powell. The Jazz Alive project nurtures the raw talent of its young members by developing their compositional and performance skills
A vocal and piano duet covering classic pop, jazz and swing numbers. Attractive and upbeat, the performance from Zara Phillips and Harwood Shing is perfect for corporate, private and charity events throughout the year.
Jazz meets Jive - Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen with The Jive Aces - two band spectacular!
Kenny Ball is a legend. Probably the greatest test of an artist's success is his durability. Kenny is now a national institution and the most successful
"Have to be seen to be believed..."
- Stephen Hudyba, Surface Festival
"A montage of musical musings, barrages of unsculpted noise"
- Kevyn Gammond, MAS records
"you guys are totally psycho, your sound is f!@$!@$#@%#$!^#Y^%$&@#$&$^*@#
Jean Genie perform an incredible tribute to David Bowie, complete with dazzling, flamboyant costumes and stunning effects. Critically acclaimed as the UK's top Bowie tribute, you'd be forgiven for thinking you are seeing the man himself.
Jazz drummer Jeff Ballard is part of two of the most important small bands working in the jazz industry today: the Brad Mehldau Trio and the group led by Kurt Rosenwinkel and Mark Turner.
Essex based r&b trio playing in the style of Dr Feelgood,Pirates,Wilko Johnson
JEFFERSON STARSHIP ('The Next Generation' as it has colloquially come to be described, since JEFFERSON AIRPLANE co-founder PAUL KANTNER re-launched his vehicle for music & science fiction in January 1992)
Jeffree Star is an American model, fashion designer, make-up artist, DJ, and singer-songwriter residing in the Los Angeles area. He is an Internet celebrity known for his popularity on MySpace as well as his fashion line and from his transgressive, g
American singer songwriter
Guitarist with Michael Jackson's touring band in the'90's.
describe themselves as melodic, metalcore, rock and southern rock
"One of the best things I have seen and heard" Mr Scruff
"Go and see them!" Mojo "Puts the joy back into live jazz" Jazzwise
"Triumphant, glorious, exhilarating" Uncut "Now this is really special" The Observer
Jersey Budd....supported Kasabian on tour and at the albert hall
Sets at Glastonbury and Isle of white
rave reviews in Q mag, NME, Observer, the Fly
Alternative , experimental music . No consistant genre due to lack of patience.
After three critically acclaimed solo records, dozens of world tours and TV appearances, Jesse Malin found himself back in New York City questioning his next move. From his days fronting seminal hardcore trio Heart Attack and infamous glam punks D G
The first three Jesus Jones albums, Liquidiser, Doubt and band / fan favourite Perverse (1993) were followed by Already , released in 1998 in the US and 1997 in the rest of the world. Almost totally ignored by the press it failed to do as well as hop
Superb folk / roots band featuring Graham Summers, Noel Sheehan, Jenny Carter. Fiddle driven song based folk & Roots. New album 'Rocks Of France' just out.
Female rock originals music.
Singer song writer - check out the mp3s on www.jewelsband.co.uk
gigged all over + festivals
soulful rock singer
Jez Lowe and The Bad Pennies have been playing their songs and music of Northern England for a decade and a half around the folk festivals, clubs and concert stages of the world. "Acoustic simplicity coupled with electric vitality" was how they were
The Jilted Generation: the world's ONLY Live (Full Band) tribute to The Prodigy!
Since their inception in early 2005, the energy and madness of the Jilted Generation has torn up venues and festivals across the UK and Europe. 2008 has seen the band
Born at the end of the last century in London to his two parents Frank and Jenny.
He had 14 top 40 singles and a number one album and played over 800 gigs all over the world as lead singer with Carter USM.
Since Carter Jim has released two al
The Jim Jones Revue is an English garage rock band comprising Jim Jones (formerly of Thee Hypnotics), Rupert Orton, Gavin Jay, Nick Jones and Henri Herbert. The band compare their sound to artists such as The Birthday Party, MC5, Johnny Thunders, The
Jim Lauderdale is a multi-talented performer and songwriter, with successes in both country and bluegrass music. His roots stem from the Carolinas, yet his career has taken him all over the United States and abroad, making him an international record
At the age of 21 Jim Moray was described as "the greatest leap forward in folk for 30 years." His debut album, Sweet England, won the Album Of the Year award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards in 2004 and his latest work, Low Culture, was fRoots magazin
The Honorable Jimmy Cliff, OM (born James Chambers; 1 April 1948) is a Jamaican ska and reggae singer, musician, and actor. He is the only currently living musician to hold the Order of Merit, the highest honour that can be granted by the Jamaican go
Jimmy Coup , of Coup De Grace and Andrew WK fame, hails from Los Angeles. Jimmy has shared the stage with a remarkable who's who of rock legend including Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, System of a Down, and Motley Crue.
Jimmy Griswold captures the style of the artist in any type of music he attacks, from the warm tones of
T-Bone Walker & BB King to the screaming sounds of Roy Buchanan, Jeff Beck & Stevie Ray Vaughn.
Jimmy projects unparalleled energy and
The much acclaimed: Jinder has released albums on Sony / Bmg, One Little Indian and boutique label Folkwit Recorsd. He has achieved airplay on many National and Regional stations including BBC Radio 2. His touring has brought him into contact with th
Jinja hail from Birmingham, England. The city which has been home to many rock greats such as "Black Sabbath" & "Led Zeppelin".
Despite only forming in 2002, Jinja have performed at no less than 15 festivals, supported 'Thin Lizzy' on a leg o
JJK are a pop/punk band from the UK, that play music and love to have fun!
Came down from bonnie scotland in hired car to study viola
(and sing in secret) at thebirmingham conservatoire.
Studied a lot of viola and sang a bit.
Gave first public recital at hare and hounds
pub in 1999 - first review: 'charming'.
Jo Harman's evocative voice, and exciting stagecraft, has seen her dubbed one of the most compelling singers of her generation.
From initial attention grabbing performances at The Great Escape (music industry) Festival and headlining prestigious Lon
Jo Harman's evocative voice, and compelling stagecraft, has seen her dubbed one of the most exciting new performers on the scene, drawing high praise from critics and peers alike.
From initial attention grabbing performances last year at The Gre
Joan Armatrading, whose unique voice has deservedly built her a huge following, takes to the road again to play a selection of UK dates in 2010. Joan's strong rhythmic acoustic guitar playing and her melodic electric solos help to make her the consum
Joanne Louise Parker's forte is a cappella where she has been known to silence a chattering room in seconds with a voice which fans say "makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck". Bought up against the harsh, yet beautiful landscape of the C
Still only aged 16, Joanne is creating a huge interest nationally with the maturity and energy of her playing. Influenced by the playing of blues legends such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Albert Collins and BB King, Joanne must rank as one of the most prom
Jodi Lee Parker are a four-piece guitar band, playing a style currently known as 'Indie-Disco Funkcore', due to lying somewhere in between indie, disco, funk and hardcore. Obviously.
All band members score highly on the sexiness scale, and if thi
Jodie and The Jet Plane are a journey through beauty. Uplifting and at the same time thought provoking.
Consisting of Jodie Lawrence on Vocals, Adam Goldsmith - Bass, Chris Jones - Guitar, Jeremy Jeffrey - Drums and Will Ollis - Guitar, they will
London thoroughbred brother and sister duo Joe Gideon and The Shark are a sight and sound to behold. Joe Gideon pounds bass and guitar whilst narrating his autobiographical tales of misadventure, and little sister Viva (The Shark) drives the whole th
This talented artist began his career over three decades ago with appearances on Junior Showtime, followed by a grounding on the tough Northern club circuit.
His big break came in 1981 when he was a finalist on London Weekend Television's Search
Solo singer songwriter from Birmingham. Influenced by the likes of Dave McPherson (InMe), Jeff Buckley, City and Colour and more. Joe has been writing and recording music since the demise of his band 'Beyond Dreams Of Grandeur' at the end of 2011.
Formed in 2002 as a year-eight school band, the lads soon out-grew the confines of their school hall, and have now played over fifty gigs, including three times at Bristol University. They were the youngest ever band to play at Pilton Working Men's
Three piece punk indie rock band, play regular, Midlands, Bristol, manchester, Liverpool. Matt McCamphill, Guitar/Vocals, Adam Raybone, Bass, Tom Flanagan, Drums
Formed in 2010, Joel Owen & The Antoine Band are an original blues and boogie band from Leicester, UK.
Having released solo albums "One of Those Days" and "Love and Music" in 2006 and 2009 respectively, Joel Owen found that his song writing le
Eccentric, eclectic and very cheeky: Accordion Finnish style
Charismatic and playful accordionista Johanna Juhola conjures a magical world that blends Buenos Aires tango halls with forest-dark Finnish landscapes. An original blend of contemporary
John Brocklesby has been performing live for many years.
He recorded with Bob Lamb during the late 70s and early 80s.
His life has been varied, including acting for 18 yrs.
John returned to music 5 yrs ago as a guest on an open mic event in
A rare solo performance from the lead singer and lyricist of Diesel Park West. Expect many highlights from the back catalogue of this increasingly well regarded singer and songwriter, along with spiritual wit, dark
Rock and blues guitarist, plays Eric Clapton and plays Bass with Steve Gibbons.
Been on the circuit for many years.
Well known, well respected.
Former bands, The Dog That Bit People, Locomotive, The Johnny Caswell Band...to name but few, loves roc
Original blues rock numbers along with some rock classics. If you like Gary Moore, Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton - you will love this band! Their pounding rhythm insists you keep dancing and their jaw dropping playing leaves you breathless.
been a pro singer/guitarist for over 4 years now but has sang for over 40 years. has a short video film permanently on bbc hereford & worcester video nation. my web-site is www.johndale.tv
A prolific writer, Egdell's songs are small tender pictures of life, some just touching on a minute long. He describes his songs as "diary entries and unsent letters", not really written with public performance in mind. He carries the idea of capturi
Professional Solo Vocalist
John Holt was born in Kingston in 1947. By the age of 12, he was a regular entrant in talent contests run at Jamaican theatres. He recorded his first single in 1963 with "I Cried a Tear", and also recorded duets with Alton Ellis. He achieved prominen
From the late 1960s John Kirkpatrick has been at the very forefront of innovative folk in Britain and has played witth the Albion Band, Steeleye Span, the Richard Thompson Band, Brass Monkey and Band of Hope, as well as establishing himself as a bril
FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS I HAVE BEEN WORKING
IN THE UK AND ON THE COSTA BLANCA
NOW BASED PERMANENTLY IN THE UK
IN THE 60`s APPEARING IN SHOWBANDS TO HEAVY ROCK BANDS.
MY RANGE IS SINATRA TO DEEP PURPLE,
BALLADS, SWING, ROCK & ROLL AND
Whether you regard San Francisco Bay Area export John Lester as an acoustic singer-songwriter, a soulful vocalist, or a superb and innovative bassist, his talent is undeniable. John's music has drawn comparisons to many of his influences - Paul Simon
John first became notorious in 1977 after an appearance on the Old Grey Whistle Test with his former partner Wild Willy Barrett, when he unwittingly wrecked the stage on live TV. He was subsequently rewarded with a recording contract, his
John Otway is a witty and insightful songwriter and is only now beginning to achieve the recognition he has always deserved. As a duo Otway and Barrett are best known for their somewhat bizarre two-man rock numbers, with Otway's vocals fronting Barre
John Q Public is the brand new name for the established Cardiff punk rock band May Contain Nuts.
To date the band have played 350+ shows including festivals, a tour of Germany and have played along side many established acts such as The Misfits, T
Fine songs, fine singing, umbilical harmonies, and outstanding musical interplay add up to one of the most exciting bands around. You will know John Richards from Desperate Men. Honour & Praise, The Deserter, Shine On and Roaring Water Bay are
Legendary pop star John Walker of The Walker Brothers is back touring the UK during November and December. With his fellow 'brothers' Scott and Gary, John had several hits including 'Make It Easy On Yourself' and 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore'
Johnny 2 Bad are a World class UB40 tribute band featuring musicians who have had top ten hits, many MTV and Top Of The Pops appearances and performed from the Sydney Opera House to Womad with stars like 'Sting', Pato Banton, Apache Indian, Musical Y
Americana and bluegrass from the multi-instrumentalist and Guinness World Records's fastest banjo player.
Johnny Casino and The Gamblers
With influences from Gene Vincent
and Jerry Lee Lewis to The Stray
Cats, Johnny and the boys whip
up a storm with their dynamite
and slick delivery of some of
the greatest Rock and Roll and
Rockabilly numbers eve
"The Most Potent Slide Player in the UK"
Johnny Dickinson's music career got off to a dream start with his Northumbrian band Splitcrow when Kerrang magazine said that their first album Rockstorm, which reached no. 19 in the Gallup Rock Charts, was
Johnny Dickinson has been called the most potent slide player in the UK. A founder member of Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes, Johnny
was nominated Best Musician in the 2006 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. "I'd go a l
johnny foreigner is alexei, kelly and junior. we listen to both loud and quiet music and live in warehouse country, digbeth birmingham. we are sometimes drunk. have our songs from www.myspace.com/johnnyforeigner
mancunian guitar legend!!!
Johnny NOrmal writes and performs original Electronic music with a real 1980s feel....Imagine getting a mincer and feeding in Gary Numan, Soft Cell, Jarvis Cocker, Depeche Mode and Adam & The Ants...that's what you get...Johnny NOrmal.
Electro Pop artist. Hailing from Birmingham. With releases such as I Won't Let You Down, State of your Arm EP and Physical Attraction Album. Available on iTunes, Yahoo Music, AOL Music Now, Virgin Digital and much more.
Gig Info: Check out www.
One of Scotland's most prolific and talented songwriters, Jon Fratelli first came to fame as frontman of The Fratellis, a trio of unruly Glaswegians whose 2006 debut album Costello Music, featuring the monster hits Chelsea Dagger, Henrietta and Creep
Jon Hughes is an acoustic guitarist/ harmonica player offering vast foot tapping music for all of his audiences
As a solo performer, Jon Strong has toured with Ry Cooder, Van Morrison, Robert Palmer, Talk Talk, Danny Thompson and Clannad. He has played at numerous major festivals including Cambridge, Cropredy, and San Bernardino Folk Festival.
The music of Jonatha Brooke is probably best described by one of her lyrics "I feel the steady pull of things that I can't see and I like it." Her music draws you in, an irresistible combination of intelligent arrangements and eloquent lyrics deliver
Jonathan Kalb is an expressive multi-instrumentalist singer songwriter. The list of artists he has worked with, or has headlined with, is both indicative of the quality of Jonathan as a performer and the respect he commands
Jones has been around for about the years under various name and musicians but finaly have got a great line up and are starting to gig.
X Factor 'star' from Wolverhampton
Bryan Josh, The Heart & Guitar of Mostly Autumn
A 5 piece rock covers band with a difference which includes alto sax soprano sax and baritone clarinet as well as electric double bass. Covering rock songs from the 60's to present day. A bunch of lads who are great friends and love playing music to
Hailing from three sides of Birmingham (and two of Wolverhampton), we are Joyous. We push to make sounds that make the muscles in your head move. Formed in early 2009, bound by an obscene tendency to overexert, we have since been steaming up practice
Juan Martín's exciting journey exploring the roots of flamenco in the Middle East, India and the gypsy influence through to modern day harmonies. Accompanied by brilliant Middle Eastern musicians and the wonderful flamenco dancer Raquel de Luna direc
Since touring with Amy Winehouse and making some famous friends such as Paloma Faith, Zelada is gearing up to release his debut Album. Juan Zelada's first single was Radio 2 record of the week...
After leaving Spain with his guitar in tow, Juan Ze
Today's Judas Johnson formed in January 2007 as a down to the core three piece - though it is strictly a reformation with Ev, Chris and Mark coming together from the original line up formed in 1993. A split in '95 saw the members go their separate w
Fronted by talented composer and vocalist Laura Douglas, Judy's House pulses with uplifting faith-inspired lyrics and a driving keyboard based sound. Presented as part of Soweto Kinch's Live Box - The 2009 TOUR
In the beginning there was a band called The Misunderstood. Hailed in the late sixties as pioneers of the psychedelic movement by the likes of Pink Floyd, their cause had been championed by John Peel who discovered them whilst he was working as a DJ
Julia Coles is a 20 year old Singer/Songwriter based in South Wales.Gigging currently in London,Birmingham and Cardiff areas...contact at www.myspace.com/juliacolesmusic
The Juliana Down, a four piece alternative rock band, which originated from Nuneaton, Coventry in the summer of 2004.
With an ever-changing style and drive The Juliana Down are a cut above the rest, with original material showing the bands di
Jump the Shark - A young band with big ideas, Jump the Shark are a five-piece indie rock outfit who are starting to make a name for themselves on the West Midlands music scene and are creating acclaimed attention for themselves. Despite an average ag
Based in Birmingham, Jumpp are five guys with shiny gear and loads of tunes... Say no more!
top indie rock covers band killers ,oasis, stereophonics , razorlight,kings of leon and many more .
6 PIECE BAND BASED IN WORCESTERSHIRE. 2 FEMALE AND 1 MALE LEAD SINGERS. GUITAR. KEYBOARDS, DRUMS & BASS.
Junkyard Morning: Formed 15th August 2007 and the result of a desire to form a band capable of taking acoustic ideas to where they needed to be and bringing them to the world. Stefan knew that his songs needed something else...they needed drums (Dave
Tipped by many to be the next big thing to come from West Midlands.
Winners of Godiva Unsigned Competition they played the main stage of Godiva Festival 2009.
Just Norris, are an indie/acoustic/hiphop/ partially reggae band from Leicester, UK. 5 young members with broad minds.
any music we listen to is inputted into the writing of our songs somehow
heres a review from our summer sundae gig:
Early Years: Justin Willis is a Midlands based songwriter, singer, performer and musician and plays a variety of instruments. He is an accomplished guitarist, bassist, pianist and drummer as well as being an experienced Producer and Engineer