Brian Michel Bacchus
Producer / Consultant in New York
Grammy winning producer and ex-label head / A&R man that has spent time at most of the major labels and some Indies. He has a unique expertise in the music business including live presentation in a digital world.
Experience & Qualifications:
Over 30 years in the music and recording business. Started as a buyer in the #1 national retail chain and was then cherry picked for first major record label appointment to do national radio and retail promotion. Based on knowledge and long personal relationships with major artists, was quickly promoted and then became an A&R executive and staff producer at 4 different major labels over the years. Ran an indie label for Chris Blackwell of Island Records and then went independent as a freelance music producer. Added live production and stage management skills for the largest summer music & arts festival in the country over the last decade.
Signed and A&R'd Norah Jones' Come Away With Me, one of the most successful recordings and recording artists of the past 30 years, went on to receive 8 Grammys and sell over 30 million units worldwide. Has a well rounded experience in the total music business experience (past and present) from recording & remixing to marketing & promotion to live production & stage management.
"Producing recordings with great artists is my main focus but I'm still consulting for emerging and established artists, entertainment/marketing entities and artist management."
Currently A&R for impulse! Records©, a division of Universal Music France.
Past productions include Gregory Porter's Be Good and Liquid Spirit (Grammy winner) and Lizz Wright's Fellowship.
For a partial list of Brian Bacchus recording credits: go HERE > http://www.artistdirect.com/artist/credits/brian-bacchus/399698
For a list of SoulFeast (Brian Michel Bacchus & Joaquin 'Joe' Claussell) remixes go HERE > http://www.discogs.com/artist/186308-Soulfeast