John Gallen

06 Feb 2012


Production Tutor

» Career Credits: Queen, Simply Red, George Benson, Aswad, Rick Astley, Boy George, Billy Ocean, Motorhead, Incognito and The Damned.

John has spent over 35 years in the music industry and has enjoyed success in many areas, such as sound engineering, production, composition and even sales. He has worked with major recording artists in leading studios around the world, including Queen, Motörhead, Uriah Heep, The Damned, Simply Red, Go West, Boy George, Billy Ocean, Rick Astley and Maxi Priest. In 1987, he discovered and managed young singer-songwriter Beverley Craven, and within a year she had secured recording and publishing contracts with Sony and EMI Music, and went on to sell over two million copies of her debut album. John has worked all over the world, including stints in London, New York, Munich, Tokyo, Paris and The West Indies. He has undertaken live concerts and TV events in Europe, Japan and China, including the 1999 broadcast and recording of the Beijing Symphony Orchestra and State Opera in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Today, John lectures to a degree level and is a member of the Music Producers Guild (MPG).

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