MIX ENGINEER JR MCNEELY
"The best producers in my opinion have these three things in common: They are great musicians, great communicators, and have a great sense of humor. Ken Mary has all three."
-JR McNeely, Grammy Award Winning Engineer
TRIK TURNER - DOUG MOORE
"He's [Ken Mary] a really talented producer, musician, engineer...whatever needs to get done, Ken can do it. He gets the best out of a band."
-Doug Moore - Trik Turner
MUSIC PRODUCER MICHAEL WAGENER
"Ken is a great producer, musician and singer...he has a number of talents in many different areas which really brings out the best in the artists he produces."
-Michael Wagener, Producer (Ozzy Osbourne, Janet Jackson Metallica)
ABOUT KEN MARY
Critically acclaimed, award-winning Producer-Mixer-Musician Ken Mary has been involved in over 35 albums with sales totaling over 5 million copies worldwide. Equally at home producing an emo band, recording an authentic flamenco record or mixing a cinematic orchestra with a 300-voice choir, Ken thrives on working in different styles and capturing the emotion of each song and artist. SonicPhish hits include four Top 20 Billboard hits, two Billboard Top 30 hits, six Top 10 R&R hits, two Top 20 R&R hits (Billboard magazine and Radio and Records, R&R, are the two main industry references for tracking and rating radio hits), as well as #1 AOL Radio hits, #1 New Music Weekly Hits, #1 R&R and BDS hits, #1 hits on The Effect Network (58 US markets), and Top 10 hits on national radio networks such as Air1 and Klove (191 US Markets).
Ken’s talents have enhanced an eclectic and wide ranging group of international artists which includes Esterlyn, Alice Cooper, Daniel Winans, Silverline, LaRue, Megadeth, Northern Light Orchestra, Mink Rebellion, House of Lords, The Beach Boys, Trik Turner, Everybodyduck, Re:zound, Ricardo, The Phunk Junkeez, Ember, Chris and Conrad, Ever Stays Red, and Soul Shock Remedy.
His skills were honed by working alongside some of the best producers and engineers in the world including industry giants Andy Johns (Led Zepplin), Michael Wagener (Ozzy Osbourne, Janet Jackson, Metallica), Garth Richardson (Rage Against the Machine, Chevelle), Howard Benson (P.O.D.), Terry Date (Limp Bizkit, White Zombie), Bill Kennedy (Nine Inch Nails, Megadeth), Mick Guzauski (Christina Aguilera, Maria Carery), Mac (Queen), Desmond Child (Ricky Martin, Aerosmith), and JR McNeely (Reliant K, Kutless, Under Oath).
Born into the Seattle music scene, Ken started out drumming and co-producing in his high school band, Fifth Angel which signed to Epic Records in 1986. That same year Ken joined Alice Cooper and moved to Los Angeles. The next three years he spent touring, doing session work and promoting his band.
Always striving to expand artistically, Ken went on to join House of Lords (Gene Simmons) and quickly evolved into a highly respected session and touring musician. Nine years, several gold albums and top 10 MTV videos later, Ken began producing for other artists as well as film and television, where he is honored with a Telly Award ™.
TRIK TURNER - SEAN GARDEN
"Ken is a great producer to work with. He always makes you feel comfortable and woking with him is effortless."
-Sean Garden - Trik Turner
"Ken has not only perfrected his craft but also helped many aspiring artists soar with the aid of his production skills."
RADIO - JOHNNY DURATT
"The entire song is full and big and in your face from open to close. This is a MUST to check out!"
-Johnny Duratt, PD, KJML (Re: Re:Zound)
"...filled with emotional depth and keen music sensibilities."