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"gentleman and scholar"
since moving to nashville in 1998, paul moak has been growing both musically and professionally one step at a time. while extensively touring over almost a decade, traveling to five of the seven continents, delivering music to the world over, and racking up many many frequent flyer miles, paul has also been heavily involved in the making of many gold, platinum, and grammy award winning records. after opening his own studio "the smoakstack" with partner will sayles in early 2004, paul has increased his role as a producer/writer as well as engineering quite a few records himself. Paul is currently making all different types of music and continues to find success by keeping his head down and the lights low. please check out www.barnesandnoble.com and www.allmusic.com for the latest credit info
Razor & Tie, independent publishing company
Music Supervisor: Bekatischker@razorandtie.com
accordion / b3 organ / banjo / dobro / acoustic guitar / electric guitar / harmonica / keyboard / mandolin / pedalsteel / percussion / piano / steel guitar / vocals / xylophone
smoakstack info: the smoakstack is a 1760 sq ft recording facitlity co-operated by Paul Moak and Will Sayles. this facility handles all of Paul's productions as well as guitar work and writing. the building consists of three tracking rooms and a control room as well as a lounge, kitchen and bath. The studio centers around Protools HD 7 consisting of 24 ins and outs with both API and Neve sidecars. outboard gear-telefunken, altec, neve, dbx, ampex, and on and on. The studio is equipped with many tube microphones, pianos, organs, and keyboards as well vibes, marimba, indian instruments, percussion, a mid-sixties gretsch kit, and over thirty guitars and amps. Paul's eclectic taste revolves around collecting unique pieces that inspire sounds and breathe creativity.
producer, session player, songwriter
in co writing in person
in networking with songwriters
in pitching songs to artist
in pitching songs to tv
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Has produced or written songs featured on Grey's Anatomy, Dawson's Creek, One Tree Hill, Friday Night Lights and the 2008 Beijing Olympics, as well as many major motion pictures.
Paul has worked on recordings with a total sales of over 5 million records, as well as touring 5 continents over a decade of live appearances. Some career highlights include playing for 4 Billy Graham Crusades, the president of the United States, the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, a sold out Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janero as well as sold out Dallas Cowboys Stadium;
and working at Abbey Road Studios, The Hit Factory NY, FAME in Muscle Shoals AL, Oceanway
2002 These Days, By the Tree - Guitar
2003 Back Home, Caedmon's Call - Guitar (Electric)
2003 For You,Jonathan Pierce - Guitar
2004 Beautiful, Ginny Owens - Guitar, Mandolin, Ukulele, Vibraphone
2004 Clean, Shane