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Mixing a...z

Jay's latest 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

Pro Tools a...z

Jay's flagship book is intended to be an easy-to-use, practical guide to all that Pro Tools has to offer. If you are a beginner, you should have absolutely no problem setting up your system and getting started.

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AMANDA WILKINSON BUCK OWENS CHARLEY PRIDE CONWAY TWITTY CRYSTAL GAYLE 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...

Artist Company Producer Credit
4 Real Music Sanctuary Jeff DeBusk E
AES Audio Engineering Society Dan Dingledein E
AJ Jansen Franze Music Jay Franze P,E
Aaron Roche N/A N/A E
Aashid Himons Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Adam Gregory Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Alan Layman Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Alan Layman Spin Red Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
Allison Piccioni Franze Music Jay Franze P,E
Amanda Wilkinson Island Bound N/A E
Amen On Fire For God Records Phillip Lockhart E
Amy Walsh Jon Lechner Productions Jon Lechner A
Amy Watkins Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Andrea Pearson J&S Productions N/A E
Anne Blythe Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough E
Anthony Armstrong Jones Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Ara Franze Music N/A E
Ashley Gearing Curb Records Kyle Jacobs E
Atomic Dog N/A N/A E
Auto Vaughn N/A Nick Shively E
B-Holley On Fire For God Records Phillip Lockhart E
Barbara LeShoure Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
Barbra Streisand Needham Productions Rex Needham, Stan Needham E
Barry Scarbrough N/A Barry Scarbrough E
Ben Colder Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Ben Glover Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Bill Brown Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Bill Monroe Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Bill Phillips Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Bill West Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Billy Crockett Mayfield Mastering N/A A
Billy Croft Rooster Tail Productions Danny Wells A
Bob Thomas Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Bob Vose Franze Music Jay Franze W,P
Bobby Stevenson Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Bobby Whiteside Rooster Tail Productions Bobby Whiteside A
Bobby Wright Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Bread Mastering Pro Reggie Fisher E
Brent Holmes Mayfield Mastering N/A A
Brent Wilson Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Brian Baker Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Brian Jarvis Franze Music Jay Franze P,E
Brian Mangum Mayfield Mastering N/A A
Brittini Black Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Buck Owens
and The Buckaroos
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Buddy Rich Needham Productions Rex Needham, Stan Needham E
Cablevision DSM Producers Jay Franze W,P
Cali On Fire For God Records Phillip Lockhart E
Carl Smith Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Carpenters Son N/A N/A E
Chad Wilson Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Chad Wllson N/A N/A E
Charley Collins Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Charley Pride Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Charlie Chase Silver Pheonix N/A E
Chas Sandford New West Productions Chas Sandford A
Chas Sandford Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
Chicago New West Productions Chas Sandford A
Chicago Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
Chris Weaver Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Claudine Hill New West Productions Clyde Brooks A
Clay Jones Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
Comedy Central DSM Producers Jay Franze W,P
Connie Smith Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Conway Twitty Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Country Gentlemen Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Craig Johnston N/A N/A E
Craig Winquist Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Crystal Armentrout Spin Red Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
Crystal Gayle Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Da Wolf N/A Da Wolf, Jay Franze P,E
Dale Sled Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Daniel Creach Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Danny Wells Rooster Tail Productions Danny Wells A
Dave Gibbs New West Productions N/A A
Dave Matthews Band Mayfield Mastering N/A A
David Fair Franze Music N/A E
Dayfall N/A Dayfall, Jay Franze P,E
DeAnna Moore Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough E
Diane Jordan Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Doc Watson & Son Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Dolly Parton Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Don Helms Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Dottie West Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Doug Johnson Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
Doug Johnson Rooster Tail Productions Doug Johnson A
Dreaming In English Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Earl Scruggs Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Ellington Parkway N/A Nick Shively E
Eddie Fouconno Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Euroclydon On Fire For God Records Phillip Lockhart E
Ernest Tubb
and The Texas Troubadours
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Eric Hamilton Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Faron Young Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Ferlin Huskey Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Franze Franze Music Jay Franze W,P,E
Gary Campbell New West Productions John Anthony Lello A
Gary Nicholson Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
George Jones and The Jones Boys Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
George McCormick Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Glen Miller Orchestra Needham Productions Rex Needham, Stan Needham E
Grandpa Jones Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Greg Garing Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Greg Hudick Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
Greg Rowles
(Star Search Winner)
N/A Mak Kaylor E
Grey Sky Turn N/A N/A E
Halfway to Hazard Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Hank Snow Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Hank Williams, Jr.
and The Cheatin' Hearts featuring The Drifting Cowboys (Jerry Rivers, Cedric Rainwater, Hillous Burtrum, Don Helms), The Clinch Mountain Boys, Jean Shepard, Tommy Cash
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Hazin' Jane Franze Music Jay Franze P,E
Hey Romeo Mayfield Mastering N/A A
Howard "Cedric Rainwater" Watts Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
J Lee Webb Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
J.D. Crowe
and The Kentucky Mountain Boys
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
J&S Productions Spin Red Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
JDS Franze Music Jay Franze W,P,E
Jack Moletian
and The Nashville Tennesseans
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Jason Scheff
(Chicago)
New West Productions Chas Sandford A
Jazz Impact Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
Jean Shepherd Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Jeannie Kendall New West Productions Brien Fisher, Mike Stults A
Jen Piper New West Productions Clyde Brooks A
Jenny Brennan Franze Music Jenny Brennon E
Jerry Lee Lewis
and The Memphis Beats
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Jim Rissacher Franze Music Jim Rissacher E
Jimmy Dickens and The Country Boys Featuring Gene King, and Jimmy Sprout Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Jimmy Capps Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Jimmy Cris Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi W,E
Jimmy Lynch Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Jimmy Martin
and The Sunny Mountain Boys
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Jimmy Riddle Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Joe Greene Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Joel Fry Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
John Handerhan N/A Matt Coles E
John Hartford Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
John Russell New West Productions Bob Bullock A
Johnny Cash Needham Productions Rex Needham, Stan Needham E
Johnny Cash Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Johnny Wright Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Judie Bell Franze Music, Cristaldi Music Jay Franze, Jim Cristaldi P,E
Judy Garland Needham Productions Rex Needham, Stan Needham E
Justin Honaman New West Productions Bob Bullock A
Katie Mission Music Sanctuary Jeff DeBusk E
Keifer Thompson Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Keith Urban Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Ken Elevan Franze Music Jay Franze P,E
Kendall James Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Kevin Chase Music Sanctuary Jeff DeBusk E
Kevin Considine Franze Music Kevin Considine E
Kim Richey Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Kitty Wells Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Kyle Jacobs Rooster Tail Productions Kyle Jacobs A
Kylie Sackley Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
LaCusse Choral Union Franze Music N/A E
Lara Heart Music Sanctuary Jeff DeBusk E
Lauren Kledo N/A N/A E
Leah Crutchfield Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Lee Brice Curb Records Doug Johnson, Kyle Jacobs E
Lee Brice Rooster Tail Productions Kyle Jacobs A
Lee Dowdy N/A Billy Duncan E
Leslie Craig Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Leslie Craig Spin Red Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
Lester Flatt
and The Nashville Grass
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Lindsey Tipton New West Productions N/A A
Lisa Carver Island Bound N/A E
Lita Williams Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Lonnie Fowler Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Loretta Lynn Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Low Profile Franze Music Jay Franze W,P,E
Lynn Bryant New West Productions Vince Melamed A
M.O.G. On Fire For God Records Phillip Lockhart E
Mak Kaylor N/A N/A E
Malcolm Singleton Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Malennda Anderson
(Nashville Star)
Franze Music Jay Franze, Jim Cristaldi P,E
Mallory Hope Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Mandi Sasteel Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Marie Kemph Music Sanctuary Jeff DeBusk E
Marie Martin Franze Music Jay Franze W,P,E
Mark Aaron James Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Mark Alan Peters Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Mark Jones Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Mark Lonsway Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Mark Lonsway Spin Red Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
Mark McClure Mayfield Mastering N/A A
Mark Nestler Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Mark Schaffel Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Mark Tedder Mayfield Mastering N/A A
Marshall Deckard Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Marshall Sanford Rooster Tail Productions Danny Wells A
Marvis
and Arlo Thompson
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Mason Dowdy N/A Billy Duncan E
Matt Dame Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Matt Green Franze Music Matt Green E
Matty McRee Driving Red Jay Franze W,P,E
Matty McRee Franze Music Jay Franze W,P,E
Matty McRee Spin Red Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
Max Alan N/A N/A E
Max Alan Winer Max Alan Winer Music Max Alan Winer E
Max Alan Winer
(WAAF)
Max Alan Winer Music Max Alan Winer E
Max Cantoni Franze Music Max Cantoni E
Mel Tillis Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Melissa DuVall Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Mike Galaway N/A N/A E
Merle Haggard Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Mike Kotulka Jon Lechner Productions Jon Lechner A
Mindy Jo Rigel Franze Music Jay Franze P,E
Morgan Lee Franze Music Jay Franze W,P,E
NBC DSM Producers Jay Franze W,P
Npt's Miss Tahra Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Nashville Predators N/A N/A E
Nathan Prath Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Nicole Witt Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
One Hard Night Driving Red Jay Franze, Keith Sensing P,E
Onie Wheeler Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
PAX Rooster Tail Productions N/A A
PGIF
(Praise God It's Friday)
Rooster Tail Productions N/A A
Parris Melton New West Productions Bob Bullock A
Paul Thorn Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Paula McCulla New West Productions N/A A
Peggy Sue Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Pete Stringfellow New West Productions N/A A
Phil Vasser Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Phillip Lammonds Island Bound N/A E
Phoenix Mendoza Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Planet Hofmann Franze Music Myke Carter E
Porter Wagoner
and The Wagonmasters Featuring Spec Rhodes
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Queen Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
Rachel Adora Driving Red Jay Franze P,E
Rachel Lilliott Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Rachel Lilliott Spin Red Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
Ramona Jones Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Ray Barnett Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Ray Boltz Mayfield Mastering N/A A
Ray Charles/Count Basie Needham Productions Rex Needham, Stan Needham E
Red Bandana Cristaldi Music N/A E
Renee Ellis Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Renee McClure Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Rich York Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Richard Pittman Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Rob Giles Island Bound N/A E
Rob Howard Mayfield Mastering N/A A
Rod Stewart Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
Ronnie Reno Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Ronnie Wright Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Rose N/A N/A E
Rosemary Haskins Spin Red Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
Roundhand Rowan Franze Music Jay Franze P,E
Rosie Maddox Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Roy Acuff
and the Smokey Mountain Boys
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Rhonda Armstrong Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough E
Roy Clark Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Ruby Wright Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
S.O.G. On Fire For God Records Phillip Lockhart E
Sally Snyder Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Sally Snyder Spin Red Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
Sam Durrence Rooster Tail Productions Dan Mitchell A
Sam Hankins Cristaldi Music Jim Cristaldi E
Sara Majors Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough E
Saturday Night Live DSM Producers Jay Franze W,P
Screaming Names N/A Keith Sensing E
Sedona Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Shayne Hill Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Sheb Wooley Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Sherilyn Sandford N/A Barry Scarbrough E
Shila Marie New West Productions Clyde Brooks A
Skeeter Davis Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Smith & Harley New West Productions Clyde Brooks A
Sonny Wright Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Southbound Trucker N/A Southbound Trucker, Jay Franze P,E
Southern Haunts Silver Pheonix N/A E
Special D N/A N/A E
St. John On Fire For God Records Phillip Lockhart E
Stan Swiniarski Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Stephanie Staples N/A Mark Staples E
Steve Gofstein Franze Music Jay Franze P,E
Steve Holy Rooster Tail Productions N/A A
Steve Wilkinson Island Bound N/A E
Susan Ashton Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Susan Ray Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Tammy Wynnette Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Tatiana Hancheroff Franze Music Jay Franze P,E
Taylor Bates Pitt/Penn Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
Taylor Bates Spin Red Productions Jay Franze, Jim Cristaldi P,E
Terry G. Reed Franze Music Terry G. Reed E
The Adams Brothers Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
The Drifting Cowboys Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
The Lewis Family Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
The Nelson Brothers Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
The Osborne Brothers Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
The Tennessee Mountain Boys Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
The Umbilical Chords N/A N/A E
The Village African Drum Ensemble Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
The Wilburn Brothers Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
The Wilkinsons Island Bound N/A E
Through A Glass Mayfield Mastering N/A A
Todd Berry Franze Music Jay Franze P,E
Tom Douglas Rooster Tail Productions Matt McClure A
Tom T. Hall Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Tom Tough Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough E
Tommy Collins Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Tracy Byrd New West Productions Billy Joe Walker A
Travis Tritt New West Productions Billy Joe Walker A
Travis Tritt
(Atlanta Falcons)
New West Productions Travis Tritt A
Tre Houston Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Tremo Franze Music Tremo E
Trey Anastasio Mayfield Mastering N/A A
Tristin Burke Franze Music Jay Franze, Tristin Burke P,E
Tristin Burke Spin Red Productions Jim Cristaldi, Jay Franze P,E
Victor Mecyssne Hugh Bennett Productions N/A E
Wayne Manning Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E
Weston Harvey Dave Tough Productions Dave Tough, JD Dohnal E
Whitney Craft Hanalei Music Group Chas Sandford E
Wilma Lee
and The Stoney Cooper Band
Pitt/Penn Productions Richard Pittman E

Key:

  • A = Assistant Engineer
  • E = Engineer
  • P = Producer
  • W = Writer

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