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UK - England - North East

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Michael Jay Cresswell

BIOGRAPHY
MICHAEL JAY CRESSWELL
studied music to degree level at newcastle college of arts and technology.


spent 8 yrs as a three deck mixing dj in kavos corfu, owning 2 bars/clubs.


Album 1. recorded at TNR..The next room recording studio's in north east london.
{ gina g.... baby d..]


lived in france for 10yrs, and still own a home in le mans.


commisioned to write the cities theme song titled " Allez le mans "


The song is played at the le mans 24hr rally each year infront of the 750k crowd, and the cities football supporters song.


UK studio work...and co-writes.
plato studio's fulham


producer/owner 25yr classical guitarist with decca/universal michael conn..incl co-writes.
flashpoint uk studio manchester


producer/owner phil haywood(girls aloud, bruno mars)..incl co-writes.
proto-j studio manchester.


producer/owner caine ward(nelly fertado)...incl co-writes.


TNR studio london.


producers/owner bob wainright/rich fingers.


In 2009 was connected through michael conn from plato studio's in london to nashville's Wild oats records. owner Steve Haggard listened to around 40 songs that was sent over, and offered a recording deal and album deal.


The album was recorded at The Cave Studio's outside Nashville.


producer: steve haggard..owner of Wild oats records.


engineer: Andrew hooker..owner of Cave Studio's


engineer: sean miller


mastering: randall merryman(marshall tucker band,neil diamond,tanya tucker, eddie rabbit, the blasters).


session players:
michael jay cresswell...vocal/bv's


kimberley king...bv's


steel/sax/pedal... john heindrich( music director and sax/steel for ronnie mislap)


cathy burkley...drums


michael sope granda...bass guitar


john kearnes...electric, rhythm guitar


david russel... violin, cello.


jim wilson...piono, keys.


bruce baxter.. accordian



nashville 2010.... met Duane Scott, producer/engineer for acts like.. Stevie Nicks and Lindsay Buckingham from Fleetwood Mac, elo, wings, ringo star,


He also engineered 6 country music shows for CBS, The Grande ole opry 70th anniversary show and the opryland country christmas special......


Duane liked and believed in the music, he asked if he could help promote my career, since this meeting he has produced over 50 songs, all mastered on music row at Wolf Masterings, with Eric Wolf working on the songs.


Duane believed in the music, he introduced me to his long time friend Greg Lewerke,from L.A's Ron Rainey mngt.. greg's father Jack owned Vault records with sharon osborns father.


greg had managed in the past aerosmith, bruce sprinstein, fleetwood mac, boston and would work with me until 2014 until ill health took him out of the picture.


Duane scott and John Heindrich carried on working and promoting the music, with many co-writes with john, produced by duane.


In 2013 i was introduced to L.A, actor and country singer Larry Bagby 111....(walk the line, hokus pokus, dragon slayer). myself and Larry co-wrote a few songs, and while he was opening up for Glenn Campbell, he introduced me to glenn's first cousin and Big Sky actress Anita Campbell, since that original intro i have wrote 3 songs for Anita's forthcoming album, she cut the songs over the past 2yrs, which i wrote, played on and co-produced.


I toured with nashville's all stars, to many european festivals, working and playing alongside 7 million solo artist Walter Egan(fleetwood mac) and randy maccormick(bob segar, james brown,tim Mcgraw,kenny chesney,dolly parton,candi staton,billy ray cyrus,lionel richie).
I travelled over to cambodia after my friends father, the tourist minister for cambodia, heard my album in his sons french restaurant where we lived. We travelled over to the country performing infront of some great crowds, incl a show at the royal palace, all profits went to a


charity i'm involved with called APEK, a charity that build schools in cambodia.
more recently i was introduced to Peter Conway from peter conway mngt, who introduced to the UK country music scene, and radio 2 dj Baylon leonard,, since that meeting baylen has played my music on his show..On the porch,,, a song i wrote after inspiration reading his nashville blog, titled " music in the streets " a co-write with John Heinrich, a sax solo of our song opened up ronnie mislap show in mid january.


My cataloge has over 100 pro songs, with over half produced by Duane Scott, and mastered by Erik Wolf on music rows Wolf Masterings..


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