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Sisters Sister
Official Selection,
Tribeca Film Festival
Composer (2014)
Beautiful Beautiful The Carole King Musical Cast Recording
Producer, Mixer, Engineer. (2014)
Fun Home Fun Home Cast Recording.
Electronic Music Design, Synth Programming. (2013)
Steadfast Clay Aiken (Verve)
Vocal Engineer. (2012)
"Steadfast"
Jekyll And Hyde 2012 Concept Recording
Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Synth Programming. (2012)
Linda Edder - Christmas Linda Eder
Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Keyboards, Orchestration, Arranger. (2013)
"Christmas Where You Are"
Sons Of Sylvia Kate Voegele
Keyboards, Programming. (2011)
Sons Of Sylvia Music From Spider-Man:
Turn Off The Dark (Interscope)

Keyboards, Electronic Design, Synthesizer Programming. (2011)
Sons Of Sylvia Sons Of Sylvia (Interscope)
Hammond B3, Wurlizter, Rhodes, Piano. (2010)
Clay Aiken Clay Aiken (Universal Decca)
Engineer. (2010)
Kevin Hammond Kevin Hammond (A&M/Octone)
Producer, Keyboards, Engineer.
Tina Parol (Universal Motown)
Keyboards. (2009)

Laura Izibor (Atlantic)
Keyboards. (2009)

Vanessa Carlton (Interscope)
Producer. "Just The Thing" (2002)

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Linda Eder (Atlantic)
Keyboards/Vocals. Live and studio recordings. (2000-Present)
www.lindaeder.com
Joe Budden (Def Jam)
Keyboards. String Arrangements. (2003)
www.joebudden.com
Linda Eder (Verve)
Producer, Engineer, Arranger, Keyboards. (2008)
"The Other Side Of Me"
4.5 out of 5 stars (AMG Album Pick) from ALL MUSIC GUIDE

"Musically, she and producer Billy Jay Stein back up with great integrity and passion her assertion that stepping into the ballgown and singing standards is like playing a role, while this rootsy music is more natural for her."

East Village Opera Company (Decca)
Keyboards, Synth Programming. (2008)
Mixer for "If God Be For Us"
Linda Eder (Sony)
Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Arranger, Keyboards. (2011)
"More Than Heaven"
Cartel (Epic)
Hammond B-3. (2007)
Urban Beatz

Urban Beatz Volumes 1,2, and 3
Producer. Songwriter. Programmer. (2007)

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Khaled
Mixer of "Abdel Kader"
with Producer Mino Cinelu (2006)
Siobhan Dillon (Universal)
Keyboards. (2006)
Darlene Love (Shout Factory)
Keyboards. "It's Christmas, Of Course" (2007)
Jet Lag Gemini (Doghouse)
Keyboards. "Fire The Cannons" (2007)
The Metal Messiah
Producer, Arranger, Engineer, Mixer.
(2005-present) featuring Sebastian Bach, James LaBrie, and George Lynch
Gavin DeGraw (J Records)
Keyboards (2006)
The Damnwells (Epic)
Keyboards. String Arrangements (2006)
Henri Salvador Henri Salvador (V2)
Hammond B-3, "Reverence" (2006)
"Hallelujah"
Listen:  
(Henri Salvador, Billy Jay Stein, John Patitucci, Mino Cinelu, and Jacques Schwartz-Bart)

Susan Cagle (Columbia)
Keyboards (2006)
Malissa Hunter
Songwriter. Producer. Mixer. Keyboards. Music Director. (2005) www.malissahunter.com
Becky Baeling (Universal)
Songwriter. Becstacy album (2003)
www.beckybaeling.com

Listen:  

"All Over Me"'s dry production, funky, vintage-sounding instrumentation, and sassy vocal that make it the album standout. Together with "If You Love Me" (already a single during summer 2003), "All Over Me" proves that Becky Baeling has the energy and ability to back up her album's titular creativity"

- Johnny Loftus
(Artist Direct)
EAST VILLAGE OPERA COMPANY
(Decca/Universal)
Keyboard programming (2005)
www.eastvillageoperacompany.com
Wes Hutchinson
Keyboards, Engineer, Mixer. (2007)
Bernard Lavilliers (Universal)
Hammond B-3. “Carnets de Bord” (2004)

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Will & Grace: Let the Music Out! [Soundtrack] (BMG Heritage) Keyboards. (2004)

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The Hatters (Atlantic)
Keyboards/Songwriter/Bass/Vocals (1989-1996). Check out The Hatter's Live section.


Reviews...

For those who saw the extraordinary jamband The Hatters (originally The Mad Hatters) perform live between 1989 and 1995, they know what that means. In baseball, players who have speed, the ability to hit, fielding skills, arm strength, and power, are called five-tool players. Well, The Hatters were a five-tool band. Possessing amazing chops, a tight rhythm section, unique songwriting, powerful stage presence, and an enthusiasm to play non-stop from the time they took the stage till they were dragged off, The Hatters were one of the most exciting jambands of the ‘90s. Complementing, and often showcased, was the keyboard playing of Billy Jay Stein (or to Hatters faithful, CAPTAIN CRANIUM!!). Stein, an accomplished musician, weaved the melody. He pulled off the impossible many times, shifting the eyes of the audience from the dueling guitars over to the man playing the keys, usually in the darkest part of the stage. Melodious songs like “The Last Walt” and “Bring that Wagon Round” or jamfests like “Dig the Ribbit” and “Daydream” featured the piano and organ of Captain Cranium."
Brent Shuttleworth Brent Shuttleworth
Keyboards. (2008)

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Joe Bonamassa (Medalist)
Songwriter. (2002)
Listen:  
Tony Vincent (Epic)
Music Director/Keyboards.
Epic Showcase (2001)
Listen:  
Diana Page
Producer. Songwriter. Keyboards. (2004). Check out www.dianapage.com for info...
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IVO (Sony Music Germany)
Keyboards
Dreams Come True (Virgin)
Music Director/ Keyboards/ Vocals. US Tour. (2002)

Review
Ray Charles
Hammond B3 Organ on "Imagine".
Recorded for TBS Goodwill Games Opening Ceremony (1998)
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M.A. ROSE
Producer/Keyboards/Vocals (2001-2002)
www.marose.net


It's strong singer-songwriter stuff with a healthy appreciation for rootsy pop-rock. The melodies on this album really leap out at you--particularly on "Ten Foot Pole," "At the Movies" and "Now You Know." I can certainly imagine other artists wanting to cover more than a few of these songs. I also appreciated the knowing, literate lyrical references that popped up throughout the album. The production on the album was also direct, unfussy and impressive. In fact, the production kinda reminded me of Spike Lee's movies--he makes 'em on the cheap but they always look better than $50 million Hollywood Blockbusters.

-Chris Farley
Senior Writer, Time Magazine
CASPER (Amblin Entertainment)
Arrangement, Performance of Theme Song (1995)

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The Mercury Seed The Mercury Seed
Keyboards. 3 albums (2000-2006)
www.themercuryseed.com
Deena Goodman
Keyboards. (2004)
www.deenagoodman.com
Lesley Gore (Engine Company Records)
Keyboards live. (2003)
www.lesleygore.com
Louise Goffin (Dreamworks)
Keyboards for NYC showcase. (1998)
She Moves (Geffen)
Keyboards live. (1997)
Robert Evan
Producer, Arranger, Keyboards. (2002)
www.rob-evan.com
Billy Porter (DV8)
Recording Engineer for "Clap Yo' Hands". (1998)

Listen:  
Ben Rogers Band (Feckless Music)
Keyboards on "Another Day Gone" album. (2001) Check out www.benrogersband.com

Strange Cranium TV & Film Credits

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" Bridal Mile " - TLC
" Carfellas " - Discovery
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SOME RETURNING SERIES...
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" Storm Chasers"
" Made " - MTV
" The A List " - Logo

SOME SERIES STILL IN PRODUCTION...
" Garo Unleashed " - Sundance Channel
" Behind the Music " - VH1
" Oddities " - TLC
" Impractical Jokers " - Tru
" Saved " - Animals Planet
" Auction Hunters " - Spike

ABC
"Loving" (songs featured)

A&E/BIOGRAPHY
"Biography- Larry Hagman" (songs featured)
"Biography- Natalie Wood" (songs featured)
"Biography- Steven Seagal" (songs featured)
"Biography- Don Adams" (songs featured)

AMC
"Shut Up and Vote" (theme song, live performance)

AMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT

"Casper" (arrangement and performance of theme Song)

ANIMAL PLANET
"Animal Icons" (songs featured)
"Pet Star" (songs featured)
"That's My Baby" (songs featured)

ARTISAN FILMS ENTERTAINMENT

"The Brakes" (songs featured)
"Black Mask" (songs featured)

CINEMAX
"Milkman" (songs featured)

COMEDY CENRTAL
"Mouthing Off" (songs featured)

COURT TV
"Smoking Gun TV" (original music score for 6 episodes)
"Just The Facts Part 1" (songs featured)

DISCOVERY HEALTH
"Body Challenge" (songs featured)
"Fitness Fantasy" (songs featured)
"Impact" (songs featured)

E!
"How Do I Look" (songs featured)

EMMETT/FURLA FILMS
"Held For Ransom" (songs featured)

FOX
"Fall Fox Preview Specials" (songs featured)
"Reality TV’s Funniest Moments" (songs featured)
"Guinness World Records" (songs featured)
"Outrageous TV" (songs featured)
"Littlest Groom" (songs featured)

G4 TECH TV
"Cinematech" (songs featured)
"Digital Digs 2004" (songs featured)
"G Phoria" (songs featured)
"Icons" (songs featured)
"Players" (songs featured)
"Pulse" (songs featured)
"Sweat" (songs featured)

HBO
"Sex and the City" (songs featured)
"Milkman" (songs featured)

HISTORY CHANNEL
"Modern Marvels" (songs featured)
"History Alive" (songs featured)

IFILM
"The Definite Maybe" (original music score)
(Winner "Best Picture" and "Best Director" at 1998 NY independent film festival- featuring Roy Scheider, Bob Balaban, Teri Garr, Al Franken, Eric Stolz, Josh Lucas, Ally Sheedy)

LEARNING CHANNEL
"Overhaulin" (songs featured)

MTV
"Boiling Points" (original music score of 75 episodes, theme song)
"2Gether" (songs featured)
"TRL" (songs featured)

NBC
"Let's Make A Deal" (songs featured)

NICKELODEON
"Brothers Garcia" (songs featured)

PRESENT FOCUS FILMS
"The Gates" (original music score)
"NYC" (original music score)

RADIO TV NETWORK
"Rick Dees TV" (theme song)

SPICE CHANNEL
"Sweetie Baby" (songs featured)

SPIKE TV
"Oblivious" (songs featured)

STYLE NETWORK
"How Do I Look" (songs featured)

TNN
"Oblivious" (songs featured)

UNAPIX FILMS
"Teach Me" (original music score)

USA
"Milkman" (songs featured)

VH1
"The List" (original music score of 115 episodes, theme song)
"Karaoke Cabaret" (original music score of 2 episodes, theme song)
"Rock Of Ages" (original music score of 25 episodes, theme song)
"Sledgehammer" (original music score of 8 episodes, theme song)
"Money, Music, Power" (songs featured)
"LaffTraxx" (theme song)
"Cheers and Jeers II" (songs featured)
"100 Greatest Artists of Rock and Roll" (songs featured)
"Needledrop" (songs featured)
"Jump The Shark" (theme song)
"VH1 Movie Obsession" (theme song)

VIDEO RESOURCES NY FILMS
"Cupidity" (songs featured)
(Winner "Audience Award Best Feature", "Best Actress", "Best Supporting Actor", 2004 NY Independent film festival)

SYNDICATION (WB/CBS/HALLMARK/LOCAL)
"Elimidate" (songs featured)
"Change of Heart" (songs featured)
"Life Moments" (songs featured)
"Guinness World Records" (songs featured)

WE
"Everyday Elegance" (original music score for 8 episodes, theme song)

NEW SERIES...
"Ink Masters" - Spike
"Long Island Medium" - TLC
"Money From Strangers" - MTV
"Haunted Teasures" - Sci-Fi
"Country Girls" - CMT
"Angels Among Us" - CMT
"Shark Week" - Discovery
"Bridal Mile" - TLC
"Carfellas" - Discovery
"Extreme Mom" - Lifetime
"I Can Do Your Job" - Ion
"Junkies" - Science Channel
"What The Sell" - TLC
"Bayou Billionaires" - CMT

SOME RETURNING SERIES...
"Pawn Stars" - History
"American Restoration" - History
"Say Yes To the Dress" - TLC
"Say Yes To the Dress, Bridesmaids" - TLC
"NY Ink" - Discovery
"Storm Chasers"
"Made" - MTV
"The A List" - Logo

SOME SERIES STILL IN PRODUCTION...
"Garo Unleashed" - Sundance Channel
"Behind the Music" - VH1
"Oddities" - TLC
"Impractical Jokers" - Tru
"Saved" - Animals Planet
"Auction Hunters" - Spike
 
 
 
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