Originally from Houston, Texas, Matthew Hager
is a prolific music producer and songwriter currently living in Los Angeles. Best known as the producer and collaborator for Pop-Jazz sensation Mindi Abair
, Matthew has written and produced several number one hit singles, a few critically acclaimed albums, and has worked with many established and breakthrough artists including Mandy Moore
, John Taylor
, Duran Duran
, Simply Red
, and Scott Weiland
from Velvet Revolver
and Stone Temple Pilots
Matthew has also performed his own songs in the popular movie "A Walk to Remember
Matthew mixed the song "Cry Baby Cry" and engineered "Falling Down" for Duran Duran's newest album Red Carpet Massacre.
He recently produced and co-wrote Mindi Abair's 4th major label album "Stars" due out May 6, 2008 which includes the hit singles "Smile" and "Stars".
He also contributed two new compositions to Michael Lington's new album "Heat" and composed the string arrangement for Scott Weiland's upcoming solo album for Soft Drive Records.
Mindi Abair is with Peak/Concord Music Group.
Duran Duran is with Epic Records.
Velvet Revolver is with RCA Records.
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