the team

Graham Hawthorne aka funkygh. If you're on this site you already know about him.

Fab Dupont - One of the hottest engineer/producer/musicians in new york city. Credits include Queen Latifah, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Colette, Isaac Hayes, Shakira, Santigold, Mark Ronson, Les Nubians, Musiq Soulchild, Toots And The Maytals, Marc Anthony, Sean Lennon, John Travolta, Kirk Whalum, Babyface, Brazilian Girls, Nat King Cole, Bebel Gilberto.

Frank Fagnano - Another fantastic engineer + musician. Credits include Grammy Nominations and Platinum Album credits for his work with artists such as Naughty By Nature, Queen Latifah, Zhané, Coolio, Teddy Riley, Guy, Rob Bass, Hall & Oates, Dolly Parton, Michael Feinstein, John Pizzarelli, John Coltrane (posthumously), Tony Bennett.

Amanda Homi - Stellar session singer and vocal arranger, award winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist. Credits include Maxwell, Jane Siberry (Isa Light), Jackson Browne, Ray LaMontaigne,

Paul Livant - Busiest guitar player in New York; super soulful, creative, precise and versatile. Credits include

Teddy Kumpel - Fantastically imaginative and groovy guitar player, songwriter and producer. Credits include Nine inch nails, Rickie Lee Jones, Feist, India Arie, Toots Hibbert, film scores: Anchorman, Talledega Nights, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.

Paul Frazier - Super versatile and soulful bassist and singer. He and funkygh are a powerhouse rhythm section. Credits include David Byrne, Chic, 

Andy Snitzer - Saxophone star, fantastic keyboard player/programmer, great producer, all around incredible musician. Credits include The Rolling Stones, Sting, Aerosmith, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Christina Aguilera, Hank Jones, Paul Simon, Dr. John, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, George Michael.

Other folks we work with all the time:

Scott Jacoby - Grammy nominated producer/musician/songwriter. (Maiysha, John Legend, Laura Izibor, Naturally 7, Vanessa Hudgens, Jose James, Chimene Badi)

Brent Carter - One of the world's most soulful male singers. (Tower of Power, Average White Band, Regina Belle)

Vivian Sessoms - The female version. (Pink, Rob Thomas, Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle, Joe Cocker, Cher)

Ira Siegel - Studio guitar legend. (Whitney Houston, Madonna, Luther Vandross, Carly Simon, Anita Baker, Jewel)

Paul Nowinski - Acoustic/electric bassist par exellence (Keith Richards, Les Paul, Rickie Lee Jones, Patti Smith, Manhattan Jazz Orchestra, Hubert Sumlin)

JJ McGeehan - Fantastic guitarist, arranger, film composer, songwriter, producer. nylon string guitar specialist. (Harry Belafonte, Julee Cruise, Hugh Jackman, writing credits: boys of baraka, jesus camp, x-files, king of the hill

Larry Ham - Renowned jazz pianist (Junior Cook, Dakota Staton, Illinois Jacquet, Lionel Hampton, Catherine Russell)

Bill Moring - Renowned jazz bassist (Count Basie, Chris Potter, Mel Lewis, Frank Foster, Tommy Flanagan)

Jon Pahmer - Fantastic keyboard player and electric bassist (

Our list of horn players, string players, and ethnic instrument specialists is too lengthy to list here. suffice to say it's the cream of the NYC crop.

© Graham Hawthorne 2012