Leo Labranche Resume

      Skills & Abilities:
Producer/Arranger, Composer/Lyricist, Trumpet/Flugelhorn/Keyboard

Thirty years experience in all phases of music performance, productions, and arranging beginning in early 1970's with credits such as Allman Bros., Marshall Tucker Band, Wet Willie, Bonnie Bramblett, Bobby Whitlock, Randy Richards, Marcia Waldrof and many others. Arranged for several R&B artists during the disco time frame. Worked in Nashville with Charlie Daniels and Hank Williams, Jr.. Worked on music for the TV show WKRP Cincinnati. Appeared with Gladys Knight on network broadcast and worked briefly on “Don Kirshner's Rock Concert” television program (LA).

In the 1980's in California managed and owned Olympic Records in Burbank. Produced recording artists of the singer songwriter variety. Continued arranging for clients at Hollywood recording studios. Briefly a film sound recordist. Worked with Elliot Gould and Michelle Pfeiffer.

In the 1990's relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona where 16 recording artists were produced at in house studio. Operates a 40 channel, digital-analog music production studio, in house. Works exclusively with time-code based recording for all projects. Specializes in producing recording artists and live performing, keyboardist, and trumpet player.

Late 90's devoted to musical theater pursuits. Composed and collaborated on three projects. Dearest Teacher (early life of Annie Sullivan of Helen Keller fame); Truth & Justice ( a spoof on the legal system); and Hungarian Dance (a drama in early Santa Monica, CA).

Experience producer and arranger available for your new recording. Worked with the best producers around in 70's & 80's.

Patient, mature producer, great for new entries into the music system on a song by song basis.

Updated:  March 18, 2009

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