Music Producer | Recording studio | Mix Engineer
for singer-songwriters, composers, bands and brands
James is a contemporary producer-arranger, sound engineer, mix engineer and studio owner. He will:
record and mix with top quality equipment and software
draw out your best performances in studio recordings
treat you and your work with the utmost respect and care
raise the bar when it comes to musicality and making classy arrangements
give you a creative, enjoyable and professional studio experience
Some recent clients
As well as hundreds of singers, musicians, bands and groups, Jim is proud to have worked with Alfie Boe & Michael Ball, Paul Carrack, Darren Day, Michelle McManus, Nick Patrick, Simon Rhodes, John Rutter, Will Todd, Debbie Wiseman, Evelyn Glennie, Polly Paulusma, The Missing People Choir, The London Hospices Choir, Rick Astley, Carol Decker, Kerry Ellis, Nik Kershaw, Jodie Prenger, Lesley Garrett, Hayley Tammadon, G4, ESPN and Disney, ITV, BBC, Channel 5, Heart FM, The Military Wives, Rock Choir, The Games Maker’s Choir, Voice in a Million, and the Invictus Choir.
He’s worked in large and small studios such as Abbey Road, Air and Angel in London, Gorbals Sound in Glasgow, Rimshott Studios and Bluebill Hill Studios in Kent, and locally at Visconti Studio in Kingston University.
Videos featuring Jim’s work
What people say
I’ve worked with Jim for several years now and he is an outstanding talent covering so many bases, multi-instrumentalist and singer/ vocal arranger/ music producer. He has everything to go far in this business. He is also such a pleasure to work with.
What our clients say
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‘Together In Vegas’ album by Michael Ball & Alfie Boe
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Do you need a music producer?
Music is a powerful means of expression whether you’re an artist, band or a brand.
A music producer enables you to realise your musical goals by overseeing and leading the music production of a song, EP, album or media/social campaign, collaborating with the artist on creative arrangements, and managing the recording and mixing process.
James Hawkins is a versatile music producer for hire who can help you create the commercial sound you’re looking for.
Have a look at our What Does a Music Producer Do Anyway? guide here.